19th General Assembly of the Association of State Universities of Caspian Countries
The 19th General Assembly of the Association of State Universities of Caspian Countries (ASUCC) was held in the Dagestan State University, Russia, from 11th October to 15th October, with the motto of "Caspian- Sea of Friendship and Hope."
Coinciding with the 85th anniversary of Dagestan State University, the Assembly was held with the presence of delegates from Iran, Astarakhan, Kazakhstan and Azarbaijan. Seven Iranian universities, namely Babol Noshirvani University of Technology (BNUT), Golestan University, Gonbad Kavos University, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, University of Guilan, University of Mazandaran and Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, participated in the Assembly; with BNUT as the permanent secretariat of the Assembly.
. The following subjects were discussed in two different round tables of ’Innovative development of Universities and the basis of stabilized development of Caspian countries’ and ‘Youth cooperation of Caspian countries’. In addition, Atyrau State University and Guilan were selected to be the Assembly’s next host, and the secretariat of the Assembly for 3 subsequent years, respectively.