Map of saudi arabia, Iran and other countries

The Mossavar-Rahmani Center is a hub of scholarly activity supporting interdisciplinary approaches to the study of Iran and the Persian Gulf, and its role and significance in the contemporary world.

History & Mission

The Center was established in 2014 through a generous gift from Sharmin ’80 and Bijan ’74 Mossavar-Rahmani to support Princeton students, faculty and researchers interested and engaged in Iran and the Persian Gulf.

Annual Reports

Review the Mossavar-Rahmani Center’s initiatives, events and people that contribute annually to the life of the Center.



The Center offers research appointments and visiting appointments annually, and staff positions upon vacancies.