University of Guilan aims at accomplishing the following: 1) to establish itself as a Pioneer Research Institution to attain International Scientific Recognition in Iranian Higher Education, 2) to offer Competitive Programmes 3) and, to become the Center of Excellence in the wider Middle-East Region.
The main objective of the University is twofold: the promotion of scholarship and education through teaching and research; and, the enhancement of the cultural, social and economic development of Iran.
In this context, the University believes that education must provide more than simply accumulation of knowledge. It must also encourage students' active participation in the process of learning and acquisition of those values necessary for responsible involvement in the community. The University sets high standards for all branches of scholarship.