دانشگاه علوم كشاورزي و منابع طبيعي گرگان

دانشگاه علوم كشاورزي و منابع طبيعي گرگان

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History

Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (GUASNR), is the first higher education institute in Iran specializing in agricultural sciences and natural resources. GUASNR was inaugurated by Agricultural Minister as the Junior College of Forestry and Range Management in 1957. Through a course of continued development, the Junior College was promoted to the school of Natural Resources offering three major courses in Forestry, Range Management and Soil Conservation in 1975. After Islamic revolution, the School of Natural Resources was joined to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology in 1981 and became part of the Mazandaran University.

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In 1986, the school was united with Junior College of Agriculture in the town of Gonbad and obtained an approval from the Council of Academic Development of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, to upgrade to an independent institute called Gorgan University Complex of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. As a result of the hard work of the academic members and administrative staff, Council of Academic Development passed an approval based on which the complex was promoted to the Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (GUASNR) on June 25th, 1992. Today (2012), the university has 9 faculties, 145 academic members and about 3500 students that 36% are graduate students. GUASNR has set as its main target the creation and maintenance of the best educational and research atmosphere for the academics and students.