International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Role of Private Higher Education in Providing Professional Human Resources and Financial Resources in Iran
Mehdi Dehghan Neyestani

This article aims to deal with the issue of higher education in Iran and study the role of private higher education in providing professional human resources and financial resources for the country. In this respect, the status quo of the research system, status of public and non-public institutions of higher education in Iran are reviewed and it is shown how the government coul have income from social insurance and taxes from non-public universities and private higher education institutes. The study showed that public and private higher education in Iran can play an effective role in scientific development. But the private center of higher education have always has tensions with the public sector in terms of performance and scientific aspects. Thus it is essential to study the role of the non-governmental institutions of higher education in provision of financial resources and professional human resources (in the sub-groups of medical, engineering, humanities and sciences). Hence, non-governmental educational centers in Iran are important for the government for providing the country's skilled workforce and employment and income. Studies have shown that non-governmental higher education in Iran meets 60 percent of training experts in the country and they also provide major sources of income for the government for their contribution to the tax and insurance.

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