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The ECO College at a Glance

In this page, brief information about the ECO College of Insurance (ECI) is provided to help you obtain a bird's-eye view of its potentials at a short glance.


  • Initially established in 1969 as the then Tehran College of Insurance (TCI);
  • Started to enroll students in Bachelor's degree in Insurance Management since 1970;
  • The TCI was divided into a Persian and an English section; the English section was named the International College of Insurance.
  • The College was temporarily closed in 1979 due to the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
  • It resumed its activities since 1985.
  • The College was renamed to the ECO College of Insurance (ECI) in 1990 and joined Allameh Tabataba'i University.
  • The newly established ECI started enrolling students in Bachelor's level in September 1991.
  • The Master's Degree Programme in Actuarial Science was established in 2004.
  • The Master's Degree Programme in Regional Studies was established in 2005.
  • The Doctoral Degree Programme in Insurance was established in 2017.

ECO College of Insurance


The ECI has two departments, namely the

  • Department of Insurance Management
  • Department of Regional Studies

To date, five degree programmes are offered in the College. The programme names are briefly available in the following figure.

Degree Programmes Offered in the ECI

Degree Programs in ECI

Faculty Members

To date, a total of 11 full-time faculty members are providing educational and research services to students at Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD levels. As of February 2020, a total of 25 visiting lecturers are also providing part-time support to the teaching activities in the College.

The graphics below provide a summary of the faculty members by their ranks and departments; moreover, ratios of students are also offered by gendre and degree levels.

ECI at a glance


Journal of Insurance Research

The College is currently publishing a journal in English. The Journal of Insurance Research is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published in print and online versions. It is available from its website.


There is a library in ECI, keeping a catalogue of more than 10880 volumes in English and Persian.

There are also hundreds of Master's theses in the library, and users may enjoy free online access to all theses and dissertations at ATU's Digital Library portal.