The idea for the establishment of the Research Institute for Islamic Education was approved by the Farhangian University’s board of trustees in 2014 and it was officially inaugurated in 2015 in the city of Qom. The main mission of this research institute is to do research on Islamic education with the purpose of theorizing and producing knowledge on Islamic education with taking into consideration the needs of the FarhangianUniversity and the educational system.
The Research Institute consists of three research departments:
1) Department of basic and theoretical studies
2) Department of Teacher Education Studies
3) Department of curriculum development and Training
The institute has a specialized library containing all the books and journals on Islamic education. Furthermore, it has a databank containing all the data on the researchers and centers related to the Islamic education both inside and outside of Iran.