Arak University of Technology

Markazi Province, Arak, Daneshgah St, Iran

About Arak University of Technology

Arak University of Technology is a co-educational engineering university in the city of Arak, which is the capital of Markazi Province in Iran.

it is a branch of the Iran University of Science and was founded in 1988, to focus on scientific, cultural and social services, especially in the Markazi province, aiming to train expert manpower for the factories.

Originally planning to admit students in nine technical branches in the fields of mechanics, electronics, and metallurgy with a capacity for 600 students, it in fact originally admitted students in only three branches, which included machinery and industrial designing, due to restrictions and limited equipment.

Accredited by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, faculties and departments include geo-engineering sciences, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and new science and technology.

The faculty research assistance includes six branches: Research Affairs, the computer centre, the library, the Information and Internet Centre, the industrial relationships centre and the ASTP.

The city of Arak has a population of over half a million and is nicknamed the Industrial Capital of Iran, hosting several industrial factories, including the factory of Machine Sazi Arak and the Iranian Aluminium Company, which produce for nearly half of the steel, petrochemical and locomotive needs of the country.

Other universities in Arak include Arak University, Arak University of Medical Sciences, the Azad University of Arak, the Payam-e-Noor University of Arak and the Kharazmi University of Arak. Sports complexes in the city include the Amir Kabir Entertainment and Sports Complex, the Tufan Entertainment and Sports Complex and the Shahin Horse Riding Complex.