Islamic Azad University, Miyaneh Branch was founded 1993 to contribute to the development of Iran and especially to train people so as to create a skilled workforce in the fields of agricultural, natural and social sciences.

Islamic Azad University, Miyaneh Branch presence brought about new methods and introduced innovations to higher education system. In its earliest years, part of Islamic Azad University Miyaneh Branch was located in a small building. In 1998, the University moved to its current campus location witnessed the establishment of one of the most important academic centers in East Azarbaijan and Iran, namely the Islamic Azad University, Miyaneh Branch, tasked to enhance the youth education enabling them to specialize and be more efficient. Located in Islamic Azad University, Miyaneh Branch began activities with the enrolment of 250 students in humanities, engineering, basic sciences and agriculture.

Currently, it is home to 3 faculties and 35 research – laboratory centers offering 150 disciplines at undergraduates, graduate and doctorate levels.

Academic staff of the Islamic Azad University Miyaneh Branch includes 130 highly qualified full time and part time members as well as a visiting professors from amongst the notable personalities in the realm of science and research.

The research and educational processes in the Islamic Azad University, Miyaneh Branch are in line with the provisions and enactment of the Islamic Azad University High Council of Planning and those of the Ministry of Science .Research and Technology.

The academic staff members, graduate, PhD students of the Islamic Azad University, Miyaneh Branch have so far published numerous papers in ISI journal paving the way for accomplishing and promoting the mission and vision of the university.