عنوان مقاله [English]
In recent decades, with increasing technological developments and their impact on lifestyles and academic systems, it has forced countries to rethink higher education structures. In addition, unknown events such as COVID-19 have confront universities with chaotic conditions and uncertain futures. Under such conditionsTherefore, ,a new model of smart university has emerged today. However, so far few studies in this field have been compiled in the world literature in recent years. Therefore, the purpose of this study is Identifying the components of a smart university is to present a new model Hence, three questions; What are the main components of the smart university model?; What are the factors that led to the turmoil and the emergence of a smart university?; What are the underlying factors for establishing a smart university? to be mentioned. The present qualitative research has been developed using a Meta-synthesis strategy. Findings in identifying the components of smart university include components (Smart pedagogy, smart research, smart university entrepreneurship, smart governance, smart new management, smart campus, smart technologies, smart capacity building, smart finance and smart manpower). Triple factors (cultural contexts, motivational-attitude contexts, competitive contexts) and dual factors (proliferation of technological developments, emergence of biological changes) affect the smart university.