Despite being located in the holy city of Qom, the scientific, cultural and geopolitical heart of Shiite community, URD welcomes all students with any religion from around the world. There are many reasons why you should study at URD too.
Students can choose from up to 30 degree combinations in the study of religions, denominations, sects, cults and newly-emerged religious or mystical movements with a distinctive regional focus and global relevance, taught by well-educated teachers in specialist faculties.
URD offers a friendly, vibrant campus in the heart of the world's most significant Shiite city. Qom's rich cultural and social life is literally on its doorstep. It offers students an unparalleled environment in which to live and study, being a center for Shiite seminary schools, a style-setting center of multi-cultural life and intellectual hub. URD, s small size and low ratio of staff to students makes it a unique center for anyone interested in studying on Shiism, with the holy shrine of Shiite renowned Imam Reza, s sister close by.