With the presence of the president of the Islamic Azad University the IAU new office was opened in Essen, Germany, coinciding with Eid al-Fitr.
This office is considered as the newest member of the International Network of Islamic Azad University which made up an IAU Main Branch, the IAU Electronic (virtual) Branch and other IAU Offices and Branches in Afghanistan, England, Lebanon, United Arabic Emirates, Russia, Germany and Italy.
According to Dr. Mirzadeh, the IAU can use the capacities of the Network and IAU Electronic Branch to provide the education for all the Persian Speaking and Iranians living abroad.
Besides the new Office, the IAU Publication Center was also opened to provide the Persian cultural and scientific resources for those who are interested in Persian Language learning as well as other Iranians outside the boarders.