In a bid to create opportunities of cooperation and research in various domains of knowledge, the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) entered into an academic collaboration with Payame Noor University of Islamic Republic of Iran. The collaboration would lead to exchange of faculty and students and synergize joint-research, conferences and workshops. This would also involve sharing of academic data and publications.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, JMI hoped that the collaboration would enable researchers, linguists and young scientists to make forays in inter-disciplinary areas of learning.
Dr. Prof. Ali Asghar Rostami Abousaidi, Chancellor, Payame Noor University, expressed his keenness to establish facilitation centres for promotion of academic research and cooperation in both the universities.
The MoU signing ceremony was attended by the representatives from Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and senior officials of JMI.
Payame Noor University is one of the largest public universities in Iran with 31 provincial centres and several campuses around the world. It was established in 1988 under the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. It has over 4000 academic members and 8 lakhs national and international students.