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Iranian Universities Eye More Overseas Students

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The number of foreign students enrolled in Iranian universities increased by 19% in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2018) compared to the year before.The number of foreign students enrolled in Iranian universities increased by 19% in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2018) compared to the year before.

Currently, some 55,000 foreign students are studying in Iranian universities while the number is expected to increase to 80,000 by the Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2017-22), deputy science minister for international affairs said.
“At present, more than 26,000 foreign students are studying in state and private universities directly supervised by the Ministry of Science, around 17,000 at Al-Mustafa Open University and the remaining 12,000 are studying at the Islamic Azad University,” Hussein Salar-Amoli also told ISNA.
The official added that the number of foreign students enrolled in domestic universities increased by 19% in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2018) compared to the year before...

 

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