Isfahan University of Technology is located 20 Kilometers (15 minutes drive) Northwest of city of Isfahan. The University is a state run university under the supervision of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. IUT is one of the major universities and research poles in Iran in the fields of science, engineering, agriculture and natural resources. IUT was founded in 1974 and began its academic activities in 1977 with about 800 students in five departments. Today the enrollment has grown to more than 9700 in fourteen independent departments in three levels of B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. The graduates from IUT have found great and varied opportunities and have played their key roles in a rapidly changing economic and industrial environment.
IUT occupies an area of 2300 hectares of land at the foot of Seyyed Mohammad Mountain. Of this, 400 hectares area has been dedicated to the main campus. The main campus, a self -contained one resembling a small town, commands a view of the farmlands and orchards of Isfahan suburbs. It includes all the educational or research buildings as well as modern dormitories to house 5,000 students, and the residential quarters which provide the academic staff with semi-detached houses. To facilitate for students and staff, IUT also offers the health
service center, shopping, sports and recreation centers inside the campus. The green belt around the campus and the quiet open surroundings makes life at IUT pleasant to students and staff.
Housing and Accommodation
During the past years, distinguished faculty and hardworking administrators have transformed this institute into a highly competitive learning and research institution that is well recognized both locally and internationally.
A considerable number of IUT faculty members reside inside the campus as well as students who live in the provided dormitories. This situation will help them to have an easy access to learning and research areas and facilities.
Nowadays, the university dormitories have enough capacity for accommodating more than 4000 students and the quantitative and qualitative development of these dormitories is seriously considered by the university administration.
Sports Center offers sporting services to all residents in the campus. The center's sports facilities include a magnificent, large and beautifully designed indoor swimming pool with diving boards, steam and dry sauna, as well as a small pool for children, a large football field with track and field facilities plus three small grass football fields, two tennis courts, three fitness centers, an outdoor basketball court, a wrestling hall, a gymnastics hall, a martial arts hall and a table tennis hall.