HIGHER EDUCATION IN IRAN
Iran owns a large network of affiliated universities, private, public, giving degrees in higher education. The Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (for non-medical universities), the Ministry of Health and Medical Education administrate the state-run university. Iran guarantees “free education and physical training for everyone at all levels, and the facilitation and expansion of higher education”, according to the third article of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The direction line of the educational system has to feel in with the Muslim law. They protect the educational system from westernization. The university is ruled under the system of Theocracy.