Excellence in Persian and Iranian Studies

The Roshan Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Persian and Iranian Studies is supported by the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute, a US-based nonprofit that sponsors educational activities to promote the understanding, transmission, and instruction of Persian language and culture.

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Each year, the Roshan Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Persian and Iranian Studies admits and supports a select number of highly motivated and inquisitive students to its M.A. & Ph.D. programs focusing on modern or classical Persian literature, Iranian (or other Persian speaking societies’) culture, history, religion, social organization, and politics.