Russian Universities to Develop Persian Language and Iranology Courses in Their Curriculum

Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 14:20

Iran’s Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mansour Gholami has met and talked with Russian president’s special representative for humanitarian cooperation with the Caspian countries Ramazan Abdulatipov in order to promote bilateral cooperation.

According to an ISCA report, Mansour Gholami expressed his happiness with the cultural and historical proximities between Iran and many parts of the Russian Federation and stated that the universities of the littoral countries of the Caspian Sea have formed a union that has facilitated the scientific cooperation between those countries for 20 years now.

He added that Iran is ready to work on large projects in cooperation with Russia to tackle major problems in the Caspian Sea.

Several thousand Iranian students are now studying in Russian universities, said the official, adding some universities in his country have Persian language and Iranology courses in their curriculum.

The Iranian official added that 13 Iranian universities are already cooperating with their Russian counterparts, expecting the cooperation between the two sides would increase.

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