Iran to open 5 branch campuses of technical university

Shahr-e Kord, July 18, IRNA – Iran will open new campuses of Technical and Vocational University in five countries upon their requests, an official of the university said on Wednesday.

'Five mega plans have been drawn up by Technical and Vocational University to be implemented in Iraq, Senegal, and some African countries,' deputy chancellor of the university Ataollah Sinaei told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

The plans will be implemented in coordination with international department of ministry of science, research and technology as well as ministry of foreign affairs, the official said.

The university, with over 200,000 students studying in 160 discipilines, has some 1,000 academic staff members, he said.

Technical and Vocational University, founded in 1965, is one of the higher education institutions in Iran.

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