Abdollah Toloeiazar
Assistant Professor
of Persian Language and Literature

The Faculty of Literature and Humanities was founded in 1988 with the establishment of the Department of Persian Language & Literature in an area of 1378 square meters in one of the best regions in Urmia.

Having 64 faculty members and 20 non-members in 8 majors (see below), this faculty now hosts 1513 students at BA, MA and PhD degrees. It is worth noting that six foreign students have already been recruited in postgraduate studies at this faculty in three disciplines of GeographyEducational Psychology and Persian Language & Literature.

Administrative Board

Dean of the Faculty: Dr. Toloei Azar

Deputy-Dean in Educational Affairs: Dr. Hosseinpour

Deputy-Dean in Research and Graduate Studies Affairs: Dr. Sepehrian Azar

Different Educational/Instructional Sectors of the faculty

  1. The faculty library holds a collection of 990 English books and 49384 Persian books along with a reference and periodicals section about topics relevant to faculty majors.
  2. The laboratory of Geography Department which is equipped with modern facilities and offers courses in mapping, cartography, distant evaluation and Holy Defense workshop.
  3. The internet site (in two separate rooms for BA and MA students) with 60 computers offering services for all students in the faculty for conducting various activities including research.

MA Students 

Geography: 13 students in Holy Defense Geography, 12 in Medical Geography and 24 in Urban and Country Planning

Persian Language and Literature: 38 students in Persian Literature

English Language and Literature: 25 students in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Islamic Law and Jurisprudence: 34 students

History: 28 students in History of Islamic Republic of Iran and 18 in History of Ancient Iran

Educational Sciences: 19 students in General Psychology, 32 in Educational Psychology and 54 in Educational Management

PhD Students 

22 students in Educational Management

26 students in Islamic Law and Jurisprudence

14 students in Higher Education Management

10 students in Epic Persian Literature

14 students in Mystic Persian Literature

12 students in Lyric Persian Literature

15 students in Psychology

15 students in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

33 in Persian Language and Literature

Faculty of literature
At a Glance
Academic Disciplines
  • B.A. : 11
  • M.A. : 11
  • Ph.D. : 9
Faculty Members
Educational Departments
Vice-Dean of Research & Graduate
Hassan Heydari
Vice-Dean of Education
Hassan Heydari