25 th Call for Entries

We are pleased to announce the 25th World Award for Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran to be held in February 2018. Books to be considered can be in any language, and must on either Islamic Studies or Iranian Studies. They must also have been published (in their first edition) outside of Iran in 2016.

      Each of the two main topics  Islamic Studies and Iranian Studies- includes numerous parts and subdivisions, some of which are as follows:

a) Islamic Studies: History of Islam, Islamic Civilization, Quranic and Hadith Studies, Islamic Theology & Philosophy, Islamic Mysticism, Islamic Law and Jurisprudence, Translation of Classic Islamic Texts, Islamic Economics, Contemporary Islamic Studies, Islamic Arts & Architecture, History of Science, etc.

b) Iranian Studies: History of Iran, Iranian Languages, Iranian Geography, Ancient Iranian Religions Civilization & History,  Persian Literature, Iranian Arts & Architecture, History of Science in Iran, Iranian Anthropology, Translation of  Great Iranian works, etc.


       Accordingly, the Secretariat of the Award Committee invites all scholars, writers, translators, and publishers to nominate book(s) for consideration, not later than October 31, 2017.  



      To nominate your title(s), please first e-mail a nomination letter to the Book Award Secretariat at bookaward@ketab.ir, and then send a copy of submitted book(s) to the following address:


The Book Award Secretariat,

PO Box 14155-1437

Tehran, IRAN.  (Tel: +98 21 88861320)


For further information please contact:                                                            bookaward@ketab.ir