The medium of instruction in Tabriz Islamic Art University for international students is English. Those who satisfy one of the exam criteria listed below can submit their information to the Additional Certificates section of the application program. 
Those who do not satisfy minimum score from this exam will attend English Preparatory Class at the Department of Basic English for one year.

Students who submit a valid English Proficiency Exam Result (TOEFL, IELTS or CEFR English Proficiency Exam) during registration will be exempt from English Preparatory Class and will directly start their graduate courses.

Exams and the minimum scores accepted by Tabriz Islamic Art University:


Aboveb 78 6.5 Above Above B2 Exemption from any English progrms of TIAU
75 6 B2 Minimum score required for admission to graduate programs
Under 72  Under 6 B1-B2 Scores under these required to take class from Department of English 

The scores obtained from exams indicated on the equivalence table are valid for 2 years.

  • The submitted valid scores are to be evaluated by the School of Foreign Languages.


  • TOEFL IBT: Test of English as a Foreign Language, Internet-based 
  • IELTS: International English Language Testing System - Academic Version (Average of four components)
  • CEFR: The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is an international standard for describing language ability.



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