The latest news and views about universities in Iran and other parts of the world
The new academic year has officially started in Iran, almost two years into the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic that saw the rapid growth of online education.
Iran says it is granting scholarships and special residency to top Afghan students and academics.
Iranian Vice-President Sorena Sattari says the country is prepared to provide laboratory equipment for the universities of Afghanistan.
Iran’s minister of science, research and technology says Iranian women have had a brilliant performance in the higher education domain.
Iran has ordered the closure of all schools, universities and cultural centres of several vulnerable provinces for 10 days in order to contain the spread of coronavirus that has killed eight people and infected 35 others so far.
The University of Waterloo in Canada’s Ontario and Iran’s Sharif University of Technology are planning to establish scholarship funds in memory of some of the elite passengers of the Ukrainian plane which was downed in Tehran last month.
The International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology will be held on March 14, 2020 at the University of Tehran.
A scientific meeting entitled Coronavirus was recently held at Tehran’s Tarbiat Modarres University.
Chairman of Iran's Science and Technology University Jabbar Ali Zakeri says the university will take in PhD students in satellite engineering studies in the new academic year.
Iran's Minister of Science, Research, and Technology says 450 joint projects are being carried out between Iranian and foreign universities from across the world.
A team of students from Iran’s Sharif University of Technology has come first in the aircraft design section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Competitions in the US.
A bus carrying students has rolled out of the road at an Iranian university in northwest Tehran on Tuesday, leaving at least seven dead and over 20 injured.
A new university, named after legendary master of Persian painting and miniature Mahmoud Farshchian, has been opened in Iran with the main goal of protecting and globalizing traditional Islamic-Iranian arts.
Iranian Minister of Science Mansour Gholami has held talks with Japanese officials in Tokyo on ways to resolve environmental problems, particularly dust pollution and flooding.
The students of an underprivileged region in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province have all been admitted to public universities in medical sciences.
Iran’s science minister says the country’s scientific community is willing to develop technology parks in Syria, as they could play a big role in boosting scientific productions of the Arab country and restoring Syria’s status in the global scientific community.
Three refugees from Afghanistan, including a woman, have attained top ranks in Iran’s highly-competitive nationwide university entrance exam for Master’s degree.
Although the US move to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal may have no impact on the educational status of Iranian students studying abroad, universities in Iran are completely ready to admit them if they decide to return, said Iran’s Deputy Minister for Science, Research and Technology.
Iran’s prestigious Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and renowned Paris Descartes University have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost mutual scientific collaboration and academic exchanges.
Dean of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad says the Iranian university has started collaboration with the University of South Florida on earthquake studies.
Iran’s Islamic Azad University is to establish branches is several countries, including Syria, Iraq and Lebanon.
A senior official with University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna has expressed the hope that Iran and Austria would expand their cooperation in the field of music.
The 1,750-year-old Academy of Gondishapur, also known as Jondishapur University,in the southern Iranian city of Dezful has been registered as a World Heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
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