Cultural & Academic Activities
The University of Tehran hosts many cultural and academic activities on the national and international levels. UT enjoys the cooperation of foreign countries in holding international conferences, seminars and workshops. In 2008, close to 1,000 UT professors and graduate students have taken part in international conferences with university funding. Furthermore, UT regularly hosts many delegations and professors from abroad.
The University has a psychological well-being consultation center including a twenty four hour hotline to help struggling students, especially to reduce stress during examination periods. The University’s student clubs sponsor numerous activities including domestic and overseas trips. Furthermore, in order to promote academic excellence among students, the University hosts more than 118 Scientific Associations. There are also 14 Student Unions active in cultural, welfare and academic affairs.
In the national festival of "Nano-Technology Bests", three researchers of the University of Tehran were awarded for excellence in research and writing dissertations.
Also 56 faculty members of UT have been honored in 7 rounds of the Unforgettable Faces Festival of Iran (a major and prestigious cultural event in the country.