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Iran new academic year kicks off amid Covid-related concerns

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.

Afghans to get scholarship and special residency in Iran

Iran says it is granting scholarships and special residency to top Afghan students and academics.

Iran‌ Says Ready to Provide Lab Equipment for Afghan Universities

Iranian Vice-President Sorena Sattari says the country is prepared to provide laboratory equipment for the universities of Afghanistan.

Iranian Women Shining in Higher Education Sector: Minister

Iran’s minister of science, research and technology says Iranian women have had a brilliant performance in the higher education domain.

Coronavirus in Iran: Schools Shut Down as Death Toll Hits 8

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.

Canada, Iran to Grant Scholarships in Memory of Ukrainian Flight Victims

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.

Tehran University to Host Int’l Nanotechnology Conference

The International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology will be held on March 14, 2020 at the University of Tehran.

Iranian University Holds Conference on Coronavirus

A scientific meeting entitled Coronavirus was recently held at Tehran’s Tarbiat Modarres University.

Iranian University Launches PhD Program on Satellite Studies

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.

Iranian, Int’l Universities Working on 450 Joint Projects

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.

Iranian Students Win Title in US Aeronautics Competitions

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.

Bus Crash in Iranian University Leaves Several Dead

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.

Farshchian University Opened to Protect, Globalize Islamic-Iranian Arts

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.

Iran, Japan Discuss Resolution of Environmental Woes

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.

All High School Students in Underdeveloped Region Admitted to University

The students of an underprivileged region in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province have all been admitted to public universities in medical sciences.

Iran Eager to Establish Science, Technology Park in Syria

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 Afghan Refugees Rank First in Iran’s University Entrance Exam

Three refugees from Afghanistan, including a woman, have attained top ranks in Iran’s highly-competitive nationwide university entrance exam for Master’s degree.

Iranian Universities Ready to Admit Students Studying Abroad

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.

Iranian, French Universities Sign Scientific Cooperation Deal

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.

Iranian, American Universities Sign MoU on Earthquake Studies

Dean of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad says the Iranian university has started collaboration with the University of South Florida on earthquake studies.

Iranian University to Open Branches in Syria on Assad’s Order

Iran’s Islamic Azad University is to establish branches is several countries, including Syria, Iraq and Lebanon.

800 Iranian Elites Return Home: Official

An official with Iran's National Elites Foundation says at least 800 Iranian elites graduated from universities abroad have returned to their country.

Vienna University of Music Keen to Promote Ties with Iran

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.

Iran to Establish University in Syria’s Idlib

Iran and Syria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a branch of Islamic Azad University in the Syrian city of Idlib.

Iran’s Gondishapur University Inscribed as World Heritage Site

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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