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Research At Urmia University


Research At Urmia University


The main characteristic of new generation of universities is research and technology and the degree of scientific, economic and social impact of the university. To this end, the main mission of Urmia University in the sectors of research and technology is to institutionalize movement in the boundaries of knowledge, technology and innovation and to connect research with the needs of society.


To realize the research demands set forth in this framework, some of the missions of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology are as follows:

     • Encouraging and guiding faculty members towards demand-oriented research

     • Supporting faculty members and graduate students to increase scientific and technological quality outputs

     • Organizing the facilities of laboratories and research centers of the university to meet the needs of all faculty members and to provide services for departments and sectors outside the University

     • Supporting the publication of scientific national and international research journals

• Attracting financial support from economic sectors outside the University for the research activities of faculty members

• Establishing a liaison office with the industry in governmental and private sector organizations for the part-time presence of faculty members to solve the problems of the executive departments

• Paying special attention to sabbatical leave of faculty members, developing post-doctoral positions and promoting  scientific diplomacy of the University

• Planning to receive international grants

• Organizing various technology events to lift the spirit of innovation and creativity among students

• Directing research centers towards financial independence and solving the problems of society and industry

• Developing scientific and technological collaborations with the Science and Technology Park of the West Azarbaijan province and strengthening innovation centers and incubators of the university