The largest and most comprehensive doctoral programs of its kind in the Americas.
In addition to providing major and minor undergraduate education and graduate student education and research support, the program hosts several public lecture series, most notably the Bilingual Lecture Series.
Who We Serve
Undergraduate and graduate student education, early career scholar development, and faculty teaching and research while providing resources for the interested general public.
Mission and Goals
Among its distinctive strengths, the Program of Iranian Studies focuses on Old and Middle Iranian philology, ancient Iranian history and religions, archaeology, as well as the study of classical and modern Persian literature.