Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs on Consular Affairs:
Why do some students need to return to Iran's borders?
Because some students and their companions (spouses and children) do not receive an entry stamp on their passports when they first enter Iran.
After an exit stamp is placed, how long can a student leave the country?
Usually, they are allowed to leave Iran within a month. Pay attention to the date listed on the exit stamp.
When should we apply for residency?
After receiving a visa type E that has been approved by the Iranian consulate in your country, go to the university and submit a residency application to the provincial consular affairs office.
When should we apply for a residency extension?
You must apply for a residency extension after one year of study and two days before the end of your residency date.
After leaving Iran, how long can we stay in our country?
After three months of residency in your country, you must re-entry Iran.
When does an E visa become invalid?
If you enter Iran with an E visa, you do not have the right to leave the country until you have obtained residency. If you return to your country, you must enter Iran with another visa, which will result in the invalidation of your E visa.
When does residency become invalid?
When a student stays in their home country for more than three months after leaving Iran.
When can a student not leave Iran?
When they have less than 20 days left of their residency.
When will a student be fined?
After the expiration of the E visa and residency date, you will be fined for each additional day of residency.
When should a request for final departure be made?
When you are sure that all thesis-related matters have been completed.
FAQs on Persian Language Learning Centre:
When are Persian language courses held?
You can refer to the educational calendar section on the website of the Persian Language Learning Centre for non-Persian-speaking students at the University of Kurdistan.
What is the payment method for registration fees?
All registration fees must be paid in cash or transferred to account number 1108840176 at the Bank of Commerce branch of the University of Kurdistan. However, in the near future, payments will be made electronically.
Is it possible to pay tuition fees after registration?
Under normal circumstances, registration fees for each course must be paid in full before the start of the course. However, in unforeseen circumstances where language learners are unable to attend the university for a period of time and cannot attend in-person classes but can take advantage of virtual classes, they can use the virtual educational facilities of the centre until they return to the university, and the course tuition will be credited to their account.
How many hours of Persian language learning are required for students?
340 hours are expected for language learners who have a common script with Persian, and 500 hours for other language learners who have no linguistic similarities.
Do intermediate and advanced Persian language learners have to complete the entire course?
Intermediate and advanced language learners are not required to complete the entire course and can learn Persian at the desired level based on their needs.
Does tuition include the cost of books, teaching materials, city tours, or visits to tourist attractions and cinemas?
Yes, all costs of Persian language courses are covered by the centre.
What are the working hours of the university and the centre?
The working hours of the Persian Language Learning Centre are the same as the university's working hours, from Saturday to Thursday, from 7:45 am to 2:30 pm. Language learners must visit the Persian Language Learning Centre during these hours for registration. Furthermore, the university is closed on official holidays in the country.
Are valid certificates issued by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology of Iran at the end of the course?
Yes, the certificate issued by the International Centre for Persian Language Learning for non-Persian-speaking students at the University of Kurdistan is recognized by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology of Iran and has been granted a license by the ministry.
How many days and hours of Persian language classes do we have per week?
Persian language classes are held at the Persian Language Learning Centre from Saturday to Thursday, and class hours vary from 8 am to 8 pm depending on the level and conditions of the centre.
Is a valid certificate approved by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology of Iran issued at the end of the course?
Yes, the certificate issued by the International Centre for Persian Language Learning for non-Persian-speaking students at the University of Kurdistan is valid and has been granted a license by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology of Iran.
Are Persian language courses held online at the University of Kurdistan?
If I do not attend the exam at the specified time, what should I do?
You should participate in the exam again by paying the fee of 70,000 tomans after coordinating with the centre.
Why should we choose the Persian Language Learning Centre at the University of Kurdistan?
The Persian Language Learning Centre at the University of Kurdistan is the only licensed centre in Kurdistan Province. This centre is the most active language learning centre in the northwest and west of the country, with the highest number of graduates, and charges the lowest tuition fee among language learning centres in the country because the policies of the University of Kurdistan do not align with charging extra fees from language learners. Other advantages include the use of virtual classes, proximity to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and the use of experienced staff in the field of education.
The Persian language has a strong literary and poetic tradition. Persian, with its ancient inscriptions and rock carvings, as well as its Middle Persian inscriptions and Pahlavi scripts, and its contemporary Persian and Dari scripts, all constitute the best national asset and identity of Iranians due to their rich and abundant cultural and literary heritage.