USM in Tie-Up With Iran Varsity

USM in Tie-Up With Iran VarsityUSM in Tie-Up With Iran Varsity

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Iran’s University of Science and Culture (USC) have agreed to establish academic and research cooperation. Both universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday to allow students from USM and USC to exchange students to facilitate knowledge creation and transfer. USM vice-chancellor Prof. Datuk Dr. Omar Osman said the partnership would give an opportunity to bridge knowledge between local scientists and Iranian researchers, reports New Strait Times. “I strongly believe that this will generate new knowledge, disseminate goodwill and strengthen ties between institutions towards the betterment of humanity,” he said in his address before the signing ceremony at USM’s Glugor campus in the Malaysian state of Penang. Prof. Omar and USC research and technology vice-president Dr Azizollah Jafari signed the MoUs.