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800 int’l students study at Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Tehran, Deputy head of Tehran University of Medical Sciences' for International Affairs says that in its first report on Feb. 4, 2018, the number of foreign students in the university was about 718, but the number has increased to over 790 students from 44 countries.

Ramin Kordi said on Tuesday that according to the adopted policies, the number of foreign students should increase.

The university official described the university's plans for conducting joint international courses and said, Memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with different countries have been signed and several courses have been held.

Kordi explained the plans and activities of the Department for International Affairs, and said that the plans of the Department in line with promoting educational, research and university services have been developed. The purpose of these programs is to promote Iranian and Islamic culture, explain the pattern of scientific reference in the region and move in line with resistance economy.

The official emphasized on the synergy of the different areas of the university in the development of international affairs. In this regard, the decentralization of international affairs from the center to the other areas, the transfer of knowledge and the experience of internationalization, and facilitation of the processes are on the agenda.

Referring to the capacity of various universities in the international arena, he highlighted, "One of the plans of the Department for International Affairs was to design new and needed courses for the neighboring countries. During this period, the curriculum has been designed and approved for 9 disciplines. There are currently 224 courses that ate ready to attract foreign student that should be used to make the most of this capacity.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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