Knowledge and Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship


Knowledge and skill, employment and entrepreneurship-this is our philosophy. We are a young Iranian university. On March28, 1987, Ali-abad Katoul Islamic Azad University was founded by the martyr Dr. Sadegi and started its educational activities in state-affair management from September of 1988 with the reception of 118 students. At the moment, this university branch is moving towards the development of science and technology in its32th year of establishment with the training of more than 6705 students in 144 majors and 21792 graduates in 5 educational levels with the cooperation of 188 scientific staff in 4  faculties. This university includes 6936 square meters of educational and accommodation space and 84 laboratories and work-shops in 45 workshops and laboratories sites and roughly 43 hectares residential areas.

Outstanding Features of AKIAU

  • Located in an agricultural and Industrial city of Aliabad Katoul
  • The largest & most well-equipped center for teaching engineering and nursing in Golestan province
  • Establishing the first health care clinic in universities of Golestan Province
  • The first University to develop and offer interdisciplinary courses in Golestan Province
  • Highly qualified academic staff
  • More than 30 years’ of experience in teaching management, accounting, sports, engineering and nursing
  • Containing 180,000 square meters of built space and 230,000 square meters of green space
  • Having the capacity to accommodate up to 3,000 students at the dormitories
  • Having advanced education , training and sports equipment
  • Having more than 80 laboratories, work-shops, research fields and ateliers 

Branch achievements:

-         Reaching the top rate in the world 2014 International Competition of Invention in Krotia (Zagrap) with the design of trailer axel lock machine by Javad Nejaty.

-         Reaching the second rate in the world 2014 International Competition of Invention in Poland (Warsaw) with the design of Latex hand-glove by Javad Nejaty.

-         The success of Ali-abad Katoul Islamic Azad University Macaroni structure team.

-         Reaching the third rate of Seyed team of Researchers Club in the division of the young heavy weight warrior in International Competition of KashanFeyz Cup.

-         Reaching the top rate in Golestan Fine Arts Festival by art students.

-         Reaching the top and fifth rate in Gilan International Festival.

-         Reaching 16 ranks from one to three in 16th Koran Competition of cross country students.

-         Reaching the top rate of chemical cars team of researchers club in Islamic Azad university cross country competition and the eight rate in cross country.

-         The first Olympiad Gold Medal from Islamic Azad university Inventors and Innovators Olympiad.

-         Reaching the first rate in Young Kharazmy Festival in Electronic major.

-         Gold Medal of International Competition of Invention for the invention of smart chess-board.

-         Invention of security lock and all round wheel-chair by the member of the branch Young Researchers Club.

-         Invention of switching source supply.

-         Invention of Automatic machine in kicking off Bad Tayz automobile.

-         Reaching championship of Asia and Pacific Competition in Thailand Beach Volleyball.

-         Reaching the third rate of Goanjo Asia Competition.

Reaching  the second standing of Islamic Azad university cross country competition in ladies Handball            -