History of the Faculty


The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Science in Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran was established in 1990 by admitting students at B.A level in the field of Teaching Sport and Exercise science. In 1998, when the post graduate studies were combined with their relevant undergraduate departments, the MA students of Sport and Exercise Science also joined this faculty, and therefore, the faculty formed consisting of B.A and M.A departments.

In 2006, The University admits students for Teaching sport and exercise for the last time. At the moment more than 1429 students are studying in Sport management, Sport Physiology and Bio mechanics at B.A and M.A levels, and in Sport Management and Sport Physiology at Ph.D levels.

At the moment, the faculty of Sport and Exercise Science has 24 full time remembers of the academy as well as 4 part-time members. In each semester, more than 70 guest professor also cooperate with this faculty, and about 4000 to 6000 students other fields of study participate in General Sport and Exercise Courses.

The number of graduates till the end of 1391: 4680

Campus facilities:

Library, computer site, prayer room, cafeteria, sports center ( with standard facilities), gym with pool, sona, jacuzzi, and facilities for fitness, bodybuilding, wrestling, gymnastics, table tennis, chess, plus a salon for football, basketball, volleyball,many handball.

Faculty honors:

seminars and conferences participated by faculty members and students 

Published papers in international journals of ISI by faculty members and students 

The researcher of the year award 1388, a faculty member, dr farshad tejari 

14 gold, silver, and bronze medals in Guanjo tournaments 

Dispatching 4 faculty members as referee to Guanjo tournements

International and Asian sports awards by students of the faculty

Participation in London Olympics 2012 by students : hamid sourian, gold medal in Greco wrestling, sajad anoushiravani, silver medal in super heavy lifting, and elahe ahmadi the sixth place in archery.