The subject under investigation has been Electronic Learning (e-learning) or Electronic Education (e-education), specifically concentrating on virtual university. Virtual university has been the subject of much debate in recent years. In short, the concept of virtual university denotes a learning/educational system/environment based on Internet where higher education is promoted using tools and techniques from information and communication technology domain. A number of virtual university projects have recently been launched in Iran. However, this subject area is currently under intense exploration at various governmental and academic levels in Iran. This paper presents a proposed adaptive and intelligent virtual university architectural system and places its emphasis on the national implementation of virtual education in Iran. Finally, comparative studies are presented and conclusions are drawn.