The professor of Law and Jurisprudence Department
Research Institute for Islamic Culture and Thought
Dr. Ghulamreza Peivandi was born in 1967 in the village of Lasjerd, Semnan. After completing his primary education, he went to Semnan to continue his education and spent his high school years there.
In the second year of high school, he entered the seminary of Sahib al-Zaman in Mahdishahr, Semnan, and successfully completed the preparations in that city for three years. In 1986, he left for Qom to continue his education and from the fourth grade of the seminary in the holy city of Qom, he attended the lessons of the honorable professors of the seminary of Qom and successfully completed the level course.
Dr. Peivandi studied for 10 years in the course outside of jurisprudence and principles of the elders of the seminary of Qom and at the same time continued his high school education in various ways; then, in 1990 he received his diploma and entered the field of law to continue his studies at the university. In 1996, he completed his bachelor’s degree with a grade point average of 18.48 at Mofid University and was accepted for the master’s degree in criminal law and criminology. His dissertation succeeds in obtaining a master’s degree with an excellent grade.
Head of the Department of Jurisprudence and Law, Institute of Islamic Culture and Thought, Institute of Islamic Culture and Thought; Permanent member of the Islamic Jurisprudence and Law Association of the Islamic Jurisprudence and Law Association
In 2007, he was accepted into the doctoral course of jurisprudence and criminal law of Shahid Motahari University of Tehran (Shahid Motahari High School of Tehran) and by the second half of 2009, he will successfully completed the comprehensive doctoral exam.
He has been a member of the faculty of the Department of Jurisprudence and Law of the Institute of Islamic Culture and Thought since 2003. While studying in the seminary, Dr. Peivandi studied the verses of Javadi Amoli, the course of sequential interpretation of the Qur’an for 10 years, and the course of extra-jurisprudence (khums and fasting) for three years, Makarem Shirazi, the course of extra-jurisprudence (diyat) and (marriage); for 2 years, Ayatollah Sobhani has studied the course outside the principles for 5 years.