A Brief History of ZNU
ZNU (the Ex Higher School for Agriculture & Animal Science) started its activities in 1975, on a formal basis. In December 1975, as ratified by the state council a land (with an area of 400 hectares) was dedicated by the Forestry Organization to ZNU for the purpose of educational as well as developmental and physical activities. On Feb 20, 1976 Zanjan higher school for Agriculture & Animal Science started its work under new title Zanjan Agriculture & Animal Science College while it enhanced it's Agriculture & Animal Science Courses to a BS. Level. Regarding the Council for the Expansion of Higher Education agreement (April 25,1987) on enrolling students in the Engineering college , The council agreed to alter the Zanjan A&AS college title to the center for higher education on May 8, 1987. (Including Engineering and Agriculture colleges). Following this the science and humanities colleges were established in 1990 & 1991, respectively. And lastly the Ministry of Culture and Higher Education agreed to change the center for higher school in Zanjan to Zanjan University.