About the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning
Department of Architecture (DA) started at Islamic Azad University Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, first in 1990, by establishing a continuous graduate program; namely, Master of Architecture (M. Arch.) accepting 65 high school graduates under the supervision and instruction of four full-time faculty members. In the following years, the Department of Architecture was reevaluated by Iran Ministry of Science Research and Technology and was qualified to educate students in architecture. Accordingly, the Department of Architecture has grown both quantitatively and qualitatively.
At the present time, there are two working departments offering six programs. The Department of architecture has 13 department members including six assistant professors and seven instructors teaching to almost 2800 students in 4 programs, discontinuous bachelor, continuous bachelor, master and Ph.D. The department of urban planning with 6 department members including 3 assistant professor and 3 instructors teaching almost 480 students in 2 programs, bachelor and PhD.
More than 5000 students have been graduated from the Department of Architecture so far. Some of the DA alumni have gained excellent achievements; many of them are now faculty members of accredited universities or practicing as well-known architectures. The department offices and classrooms reside in the two-story Building of Architecture. It is equipped with computer sites, studios, a specialized library, and other facilities.