International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI)

Duration: Full Time, 4 Years
Degree Type: BS (Hons)
Department: Persian
Campus: Islamabad

Admission Date

Jun-Jul, Aug-Sep

How To Apply

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Tuition Fee

PKR 29,600/- per Semester


Students are taught both classical and modern Persian, and read both recent texts and classical literature. The learning of the language is a central component of the entire programme. In addition, students take courses on geography and ethnology, Islam and the history of Iran and Afghanistan, and modern society.  IIU boasts some beautiful collections in the field of Persian culture, as well as an extensive documentation centre on modern Iran. These features attract many foreign researchers, but students are free to make use of them for their research, for writing papers and their BA theses. 

Degree requirements for this program are:

  • Intermediate (minimum 50% marks, including first year, no supplementary) or A-Level (minimum 3 passes) or equivalent from a recognized institution. An entrance test and group discussion / interview will be given to all applicants at IIUI

This course has the following learning outcomes: to write texts in Farsi in the appropriate genre, with correct grammatical structures and thematic vocabulary relevant to the level of the student; read, comprehend and infer authors’ meanings in newspapers, magazines, literary and critical texts written in Farsi; engage with authentic media such as Persian news, movies or music by analyzing and evaluating their content; communicate verbally in a variety of settings with proficient Farsi speakers and to identify and differentiate aspects and issues of the cultures and societies associated with the Farsi language.

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