عنوان مقاله [English]
The main purpose of this study is to identify the cultural-communication functions of university mosques. The mosque is one of the main cultural and social institutions and centers of society. Due to its special type of audience, which includes faculty, students, staff and scientific and cultural elites of the society, the university is one of the influential institutions on society and people that can be the basis for many developments in the country. Therefore, proper planning, compilation and implementation of cultural programs in this important institution (University Mosque) seems necessary and useful. To conduct this research with qualitative research method and content analysis and purposeful sampling, interviews were conducted with the trustees of the three mosques of the University of Tehran, Tarbiat Modares and Sharif, with the approach of communication and cultural functions of the mosque; And the details of the cultural and communication programs of the University Mosque are uploaded in the table of key points. By examining one hundred key points and considering the similarity of some of the main concepts and categories, the basic themes have been extracted. Examining the similarity of these themes and the overlap between them, eight cases of organizing themes, which were in fact the cultural-communication functions of the university mosque, have been identified.Finally, the special cultural-communication functions of the university mosque with educational, enlightenment, culture-building, propaganda, service, information, communication with the audience and guidance have been studied and identified.