How to reach Zanjan:
Zanjan is the capital of Zanjan Province in northwestern Iran. It lies 300 km northwest of Tehran on the main highway to Tabriz and approximately 125 km from the Caspian Sea.
The nearest international airport to reach Zanjan is IMAM KHOMEINI international airport (IKA) in Tehran.
How to reach IASBS:
Climate,Time Zone and Currency:
Zanjan has a cold semi-arid climate with hot, dry summers and cool, moist winters. Precipitation is very low, and mostly falls between October and May.
The time zone in Iran is +3:30 GMT. In spring and summer, Iran is on daylight saving time, which makes it +4:30 GMT.
The Iranian Rial (IRR) is the official currency in Iran. Please note that standard credit cards; e.g., Visa, Master or AmEXP, cannot be used in Iran.
1 $ = around 35000 IRR
1 Euro = around 40000 IRR
Kataleh Khor Cave
Local women shoes
Silver wire works, Malileh
Variety of knives
Jajims & Kilims
Coarse carpets or rugs
No matter how you reached Zanjan, by plane/train/bus, the easiest way to reach IASBS is to take a taxi. Taxi services are available all the time. Kindly ask the driver to get off at Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Prof. Sobuti Blvd. (Gavazang Road). Here is the address in persian.
Nationals of all countries (except those listed below) holding a valid ordinary passports and wishing to visit Iran mainland, can obtain a 30-day Tourist Visa Upon Arrival at the airports of :
IKA : Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport
THR : Tehran Mehrabad Airport
MHD : Mashhad Airport
SYZ : Shiraz Airport
TBZ : Tabriz Airport
ISF : Isfahan Airport
1. The applicant should have a confirmed return ticket and a valid passport with at least 6 months validity and a photo to be attached to the application form.
2. Visa stamp fee (depending on the applicant's nationality) is payable to the visa & passport office at the airport.
3. This type of visa is only for tourist purposes and the followings are not entitled to this visa facilitation.
3.1. Journalists and reporters on mission.
3.2. Applicants whose applications for Iran Visa have been rejected before.
3.3. Iranians holding foreign passports but still maintaining their Iranian nationality.
4. The list of non-eligible nationalities for airport visa is:
Colombia, Somalia, USA, UK, Canada, Bangladesh, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India.
Please see this website for the more infomation.
Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS), Prof. Yousef Sobouti Blvd., P. O. Box 45195-1159 Zanjan 45137-66731 Iran.
Fax: (+98) 24 3315 5142. Tel: (+98) 24 3315 5047.
May 31, 2017 Registration deadline June 30, 2017
Late registration for International applicants
July 5, 2017 Decision on acceptance
July 15, 2017
Late registration for Iranian applicants
July 20, 2017 Decision on acceptance
August 5-17, 2017
The school program
First Research School on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry
Algebra, Combinatorics and Geometry of Monomials
August 5-17, 2017