Hafez Studies Center (www.hafezstudies.com) is a cultural institution situated in Hafezieh Shiraz, Iran that was established in 1375/1996 to promote, organize and develop specialized studies on life, thoughts and poetry of Hafez. The center has a valuable collection of manuscripts, printed editions, translations and commentaries on the poetry of Hafez as well as articles, script of recordings of lectures, reports and software in order to facilitate research process. Some of the major goals of the center are: reviewing research proposals, arranging seminars and conferences, funding research projects on Hafez and publishing them. The director and founder of the center is Shiraz University Professor Kavoos Hasanli, Chair of Hafez Studies.