2018 Nov 19 Mon | Sunday, 18 November 2018

University

 
“Islamic Azad University-IAU is ready to place the center for its regional activities in Syria, the friend and brother country,” the President of IAU Founding Council and Board of Trustees, announced.
Dr. Ali Akbar Velayati, the President of IAU Founding Council and Board of Trustees met and discussed with Dr. Atef Alnaddaf, the Syrian Minister for Higher Education, regarding the establishment of IAU branches in Damascus, Aleppo, and Lattakia.
“After the tough period of war, Syria is now entered to the construction phase, for which the IAU could be the facilitator via the application of its scientific potentials and establishment of branches,” the President of IAU Founding Council and Board of Trustees, mentioned by referring to the Syrian President’s interest in fulfilling the establishment of IAU branches in the country and the expansion of scientific cooperation.
On the other hand, Mr. Alireza Sheikh Attar, the IAU Director General for International Affairs, also mentioned to the role of IAU as the Iranian leading university in foreign students admission. He added that “More than 10 thousands foreign students are studying at different levels at IAU, and most of them are studying at Master’s and PhD. levels of study.”
“IAU has 4 overseas branches in Lebanon, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates, and currently the scientific cooperation with Germany, Russia, and Azerbaijan has begun especially in medical fields,” he pointed out.
In this respect, Dr. Atef Alnaddaf, the Syrian Minister for Higher Education declared that, “Syria welcomes any scientific cooperation between the countries, and we need further scientific collaborations with Iran.”