Iranian and Russian University Rectors met in Kish, Iran
University of Tehran, affiliated to the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) hosted the 4th Rectors’ Forum for top Iranian and Russian universities, in Kish Island on 24th November, 2018.
In this Forum, the Acting Minister for International Scientific Cooperation and several Iranian and Russian university chancellors were present, where the history and priorities on scientific cooperation between Iranian and Russian universities were discussed.
Referring to the existing exchange programmes between universities of the two countries, the two sides emphasised on the need for increasing the number of joint venture research projects and expansion of various international programs and networking schemes. Moreover, MSRT’s policies on implementation of science in tackling daily challenges of the society, promotion of technical training, linking university and industry, and internationalization of higher education, were highlighted.
Furthermore, emphasising on the importance of Kish Tourism, potential capacities for investment and possible fields of cooperation at Kish Island were discussed.