دانشگاه علوم كشاورزي و منابع طبيعي گرگان

دانشگاه علوم كشاورزي و منابع طبيعي گرگان

يكشنبه 2 مهر 1396

General information

GUASNR offers essential teaching and research opportunities to the academics and students both on and off campus. It is a place where learning becomes an exciting and lifelong challenge. GUASNR is trying to achieve the set goals and qualities through providing a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in many fields leading to B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees. Although the main goal pursued by the university is to train experts in Agriculture and Natural Resources, GUASNR also provides specialized knowledge and skills through seminars, independent researches and studies. GUASNR consists of 145 full-time faculty members and a number of part-time and adjunct professors and affiliated members. The University also employs 370 personnel who work at the different offices, faculties and institutes. The University has 2178 undergraduate and 1225 graduate students (208 phD and 1017 Master) in 2012. photo_ameri__davoud__20__1

The University has 9 faculties with a total of 23 departments at 2 different campuses. GUASNR, as the first and main teaching and research university in agricultural sciences and natural resources area in Iran, offers 29 undergraduate, 45 Master and 35 Doctorate programs. Totally, over 100 laboratories are active in the faculties and institutes. In addition, GUASNR publishes 11 national and 2 international scientific journals that one of them (International Journal of Plant Production) has the ISI index.

The university is located in Gorgan, the capital city of Golestan Province, one of the most important agriculture and forestry areas throughout the country. The Golestan Province is situated in the northeast of Iran, close to Miankaleh Bay in the Caspian Sea. The Province covers approximately 20461 km2, 1.33% of the total land area of Iran. Turkmenistan in the north is the neighboring country of the Province with around 205 kilometers of common borders. The Province is home to nearly 1.7 million inhabitants from various ethnic backgrounds. The area supports agricultural activities, the most famous of which being wheat, barley, soybean, canola and other oilseeds cultivation. Mountainous southern boundaries of the province are covered by lush temperate forests, which attract many domestic and foreign tourists and play important role in the livelihood of the people. The best Iranian Caviar is obtained from sturgeon fish caught in locations close to the Miankaleh Bay and Gorgan Gulf. Vast plains in the north of the province provide a fertile land for agricultural and dairy production. The area is also renowned for its biodiversity such that it already has four Ramsar Convention wetlands, one national park, and one wildlife sanctuary and a protected area. Picture2_1_