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About the ECO College of Insurance

ECO College of Insurance

The ECO College of Insurance (ECI), as the title shows, is affiliated both to Allameh Tabataba'i University (ATU) and the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO). The College is active in the two areas of Insurance Management and Regional Studies. Enjoying 11 experienced and renowned faculty members, the ECI is currently offering relevant degree programmes in the Bachelor's, Master's and PhD levels to interested students and researchers.

From the 11 faculty in ECI, only one member is instructor, though highly experienced and renowned in the country in the areas of actuarial science and finance; of the remaining faculty, about 30 per cent are associate professors and the other 60 per cent are the young, talented assistant professors interested in the areas of regional studies and insurance management.

Currently, all degree programmes in the ECI are provided in English. The College is multi-cultural and students are annually admitted from as diverse countries as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Iran. From the five degree programmes offered, one is a dual degree programme where should students spend two terms in the ECI and two in the Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia. ECI is supervised by the Regional Cooperation Development (RCD) Ministerial Council, the Economic Cooperation Organisation, and the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran, and the experienced faculty members at Allameh Tabataba'i University guarantee the quality of education and high employability of the graduates.

All foreign students, that is those with non-Iranian nationalities, admitted in the College could receive accommodation services in ATU's residence halls. Foreign students and applicants are highly welcome to ask their enquiries from the admission office at admissions@atu.ac.ir.

ECO College of Insurance


With its campus located in the heart of Tehran, the ECO College of Insurance, in four floors, contains 18 classrooms, 12 offices for the academic staff, and 6 conference rooms. Other facilities in the College include:

ECO College of Insurance
  • 1 computer workstation;
  • 1 library, cataloguing more than 10880 volumes in English and Persian;
  • 2 reading rooms, one room dedicated to PhD students;
  • 1 restaurant;
  • 1 buffet.