Iran

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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 3 U.S. students studied abroad in Iran for academic credit.

Academic year: September – June

Major school holidays/breaks:

Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution (February 11)
Nowruz Holiday (March 21-24)
Birthday of Imam Ali (March 31)
Islamic Republic Day (April 1)
Sizdah Bedar (April 2)
Khordad National Uprising (June 5)
Martyrdom of Imam Ali (June 6)
Ramadan (May 16-June 14, 2018)
Eid Al Fitr (June 15-17, 2018)
EId Al Adha (August 21-24, 2018)

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years

The language of instruction in universities: Persian/Farsi