Mohsen Esmaiili
of Food Engineering

The Faculty of Agriculture is the oldest faculty of Urmia University. This faculty is the first institute of higher education in West Azerbaijan province, which was established in 1965 under the supervision of Karaj Agriculture Faculty of University of Tehran and guidance of Mr. Eng. Sheibani with the admission of 40 students in an associate degree program located in a 15 hectares garden as an educational environment. The students had a chance to pursue their study in the Faculty of Agriculture, Karaj, University of Tehran to receive a bachelor degree. In 1968, with the approval of the Board of Trustees of the Faculty of Agriculture, this faculty became independent from university of Tehran.  In 1969, an agreement was signed between the Near East Foundation and Iran’s Ministry of Culture to upgrade the education program in the faculty from Associate to bachelor degree, and the late Dr. Jafar Rasi was appointed as the dean of faculty. Also, in 1969, with the creation of the field of animal husbandry, it was renamed to Urmia Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. Due to the establishing of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 1975 and the Faculty of Science, and the School of Medicine and Nursing in 1977, it was officially upgraded to Urmia University. In the summer of 2019, with the aggregation of the Faculty of Agriculture and the Faculty of Natural Resources, this faculty was renamed to Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

From the past until now, Dr. Komarizadeh, Dr. Ghadimzadeh, Dr. Pourmirza, Dr Farhoudi, Dr Tajbakhsh, Dr Samadi, Dr. Khosrowshahi, Dr. Farhoomand, Dr Rezazadbari and Dr. Samadi have been appointed as the Deans of the Faculty of Agriculture of Urmia University. Currently, Dr. Mohsen Esmaiili is the dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Faculty of Agriculture
At a Glance
Academic Disciplines
  • B.Sc. : 33
  • M.Sc. : 60
  • Ph.D. : 41
Faculty Members
Educational Departments
Vice-Dean of Research
Abbas Banj Shafiei
Vice-Dean of Education & Graduate
Abbas Hassani
Iran, Urmia, 11km Sero Road
Articulture Faculty