University at a Glance
University of Kashan was founded at first as an institution of higher education in 1973. It began its activities in October, 1974 by 200 students of mathematics and physics. In 1989 more academic fields were added and the institution continued its activities as Kashan Teacher-Training University under the supervision of the Ministry of Science. In 1994, by offering engineering disciplines, this university was acknowledged as a main university by the Ministry of Science. In 1995 College of Architecture and Arts was added to the university with an emphasis on the local needs, art and industries of the region. Faculty of Chemistry, as the 5th college after Science, Humanities, Engineering, Architecture and Arts, was founded in 2008. Currently, University of Kashan, within the boundary of 530 hectares and with 80000 square meters of infrastructure (building), in addition to educational campuses, sports facilities, dormitory complexes, restaurant complex, amphitheaters, green spaces, mosque, study halls and health-care center provides leisure, services and comforts to the students. Besides the five mentioned colleges, there are three active research institutes including Nano Technology, Natural Essential Oils, and Energy and also three Research Centers including Kashan studies, Carpet, and Astronomy that contribute to the fact that University of Kashan in recent years has been among the top ten universities in Iran. Accommodating more than 7500 students in 50 disciplines of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels and having about 300 full-time energetic faculty members, this university is approaching the clear future horizons.
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