Tarbiat Modares University (TMU) is the first and only graduate school in Iran. The university’s primary mission is to train academic staff and researchers for universities and higher education centres throughout the country. Since its establishment in 1982, the university has made numerous achievements in academic excellence and innovative research at national and international levels. It has also established several academic relations with distinguished home and foreign academic and industrial institutions. This includes student exchange agreements, publication of books and journals and holding national and international meetings and conferences.