TEHRAN (Iran News)- Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology and Uruguay’s Ministry of Education and Culture will increase joint efforts in areas of research, technology, and exchange of teachers. Due to these efforts, Iran-Uruguay technological cooperation will be expanded. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and […]
TEHRAN (Iran News)- Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology and Uruguay’s Ministry of Education and Culture will increase joint efforts in areas of research, technology, and exchange of teachers. Due to these efforts, Iran-Uruguay technological cooperation will be expanded.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology and Uruguay’s Ministry of Education and Culture on Friday.
The MoU was signed by Uruguay’s Ministry of Education and Culture, Maria Julio Munioz, and Iranian Ambassador to Uruguay Abolfazl Pasandideh on behalf of the Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology.
Exchanging professors and researchers, conducting research projects jointly in the field of science, organizing joint specialized scientific commissions, holding courses on teaching Persian and Spanish languages in academic and scientific centers of the two countries were some of the areas for cooperation noted in the MoU.
Upon signing the MoU, Munioz pointed to the high capabilities and capacities of Iran in scientific and technological fields, voicing her country’s readiness to make use of Iran’s scientific capacities.
For his part, Pasandideh pointed to the 117-year long history of bilateral ties between Iran and Uruguay and termed Uruguay as an old and trusted country for the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Organizing traditional Iranian music concerts in artistic and cultural centers and various universities of Uruguay, organizing the Nowruz Exhibition, a symbol of peace and friendship and introducing Iran’s tourist attractions were of the most important cultural activities of Iran in Uruguay taken in the past two years, the ambassador added.
Iran and its universities have established broad academic cooperation with counterparts from different countries.
Last month, a senior delegation from Iran’s Islamic Azad University (IAU) sealed agreements with a number of German universities and academic centers to launch joint programs for training professional engineers.
In September, the Iran’s University of Gilan and Azerbaijan’s Technical University sealed an agreement to broaden academic cooperation and run joint research projects.
Earlier in September, Iran’s Tehran University and the Beijing-based Communication University of China (CUC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further increase academic cooperation in areas of exchanging students and professors as well as establishing joint cooperation in research-based fields.
In August, Payam Nour University, Iran’s leading academic center in distance learning, and Thailand’s Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University sealed an agreement to expand bilateral academic cooperation in diverse.
Late in June, An Iranian research center, Iranian Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies (IIHCS), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a German university, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), to conduct joint research projects and expand academic cooperation, as the two countries have reached countless agreements of similar content in the past couple of years.
Early in June, Iranian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Majid Saber and Kazakh Minister of Education and Science Kulyash Nogataevna Shamshidinova, in a meeting on Friday, discussed promoting scientific and educational cooperation.
In May, officials of Iranian Technical and Vocational University and German University of Applied Sciences exchanged views on ways to broaden academic and educational cooperation and vowed to increase bilateral ties with exchange programs and joint projects.
Also in May, Tehran and Tbilisi studied avenues to broaden bilateral relations in academic and scientific fields, between the two countries’ universities.
In Early March, Iran’s Tabriz and Turkey’s Gazi universities voiced their determination to broaden academic cooperation with sealing MoUs through exchanging students and professors and conducting joint research projects. Iran-Uruguay technological cooperation is another part of extending international scientific cooperation.
- source : FNA, Iran News