Center for Cultural and Religious Studies (CCRS), affiliated to Tarbiat Modares University (TMU) is established in 2002 at Tarbiat Modares University (the only public university offering exclusively postgraduate studies in the country).
The center is composed of 20 full-time chair professors and 120 affiliated professors coming from different departments and who are actively involved in developing research projects and educational programs. The center openly welcomes as well, a large number of Ph.D. students and graduates of related disciplines who have enthusiastically entered in our scientific network, seeking unanimously to respond to the scientific and research needs in the field of religious culture & thought at national level.
In order to fulfill some of the requirements of the Ministry of Science, Research &Technology, and to help covering up the research needs in the field of cultural & religious thought studies, the Center for Cultural and Religious Studies affiliated to Tarbiat Modares University, which is hereby briefly referred to as the ?Center?, is officially established and therefore, all affairs will be governed according to this constitution.
The Center's aim is to research in various fields related to religious culture and thought.
1. Studying and identifying the needs and priorities of the country in the field of religious culture & thought;
2. Carrying out the research projects required by the country in the field of religious culture, thought and morality by effectively utilizing the university scientific outcomes and research facilities;