Prof. Mahmood Modarres Hashemi, President of Isfahan University of Technology and Prof. Mahboobi Soofiani Director of International and Scientific Cooperation Office of IUT participated at the third joint meeting of Presidents of Iranian and Russian top universities that has been held at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU) in October 25, 2017.

During this meeting the directors of Iranian and Russian top universities had lectures and negotiations about the ways of expanding mutual collaboration between their universities. Prof. Modarres Hashemi had a speech about “the importance of connecting with the world’s leading universities”.

Prof. Modarres Hashemi and Prof. Mahboobi had a joint meeting with the North-Caucasus Federal University authorities and had a discussion about putting the MOU that has been signed between two universities in October 2016, into action. They also had negotiations about scientific and academic collaborations with Presidents and authorities of several Russian universities such as Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas.

Visiting the botanical garden of University of Moscow and the Moscow War Museum were the side programs of this meeting.

It is noteworthy to mention that the first joint meeting of Presidents of Iranian and Russian top universities has been held in Moscow in 2015, the second meeting was in Tehran in 2016 and this joint meeting is scheduled to continue in coming years.