Persian (Farsi) language is the medium of instruction in the Islamic Azad University. All international students should pass a Persian language assessment test. This test is taken through the University by the students prior to their attendance at the IAU. Students are to have a good command of the Persian language both in writing and speaking. If any student does not meet the required standard in the written and oral Persian test, s/he may take the University's Persian language courses, before attending the University studies. After the completion of the language course, the student is to take the Persian language test. If successful, then the University studies can be proceeded.