Russian Language Teaching
The Russian language department of Tarbiat Modares University was founded in 2000 and a year later in 2001 began its academic activities by admitting graduate students for the first time in Iran. Currently, this department offers graduate and doctoral programs in Russian-language Teaching. Since 2001, the Russian language Department has, on average, accepted at least 8 graduate students in its tuition-free program, all of whom have been encouraged to finish their theses on time. The department also admits 8 master students in its evening classes since 2008. The department managed to expand its academic activities by admitting an average four doctoral students in Russian Language Teaching in 2013. At present, this department has 5 full-time faculty members, 45 graduate and 20 Ph.D. students. More than 100 master students have graduated from this department so far.