Housing and Meals

At Shiʿa Intensive Course, you’ll be based in 4-star and 3-star hotels (depends on the cities) near downtown and will have the chance to spend time both on and off campus while you are in Qom. At the university you will have full access to the wide range of campus amenities, Wi-Fi, library, canteen, etc. and you will have a chance for meeting with faculty, researchers and postgraduate students of URD.

Accommodation bookings will start the day before the start of the course, and will end the day your course finishes. Should you decide to departure Iran after the official accommodation date, we may be able to book your accommodation on or off campus at a special rate. This is subject to availability and notice in due time. Please note that any booking for additional days is separate and extra to your course fee.

You will be able to check-in to your accommodation from 2 pm onwards on the day of your arrival, and will be requested to check-out of your accommodation by 11.30 a.m. on the day of your departure.

Each room has 2 beds and a shared shower room/ WC. Typically, a fridge freezer, linens and towels will be provided. You will also have access to TV, telephone and Wi-Fi internet, as well as laundry facilities.

Single room is also available with additional $25 per night.

Breakfast is included in your accommodation and is served 07.30 – 09:30. Lunch is served on campus canteen while you are in Qom and other meals are decided daily and served off campus in restaurant, cafes and beautiful sites of the city.

All menus include soup and a vegetarian option. However, it is not possible to cater for special diets. Should you have a specific dietary need, or if you are vegetarian, it is advised to let us know.