More than 94,000 overseas college students are finding out at Iran’s
universities, 24 % (27,000 college students) of whom are finding out at
public universities, a deputy minister stated, Trend experiences citing
Hashem Dadashpour, the deputy minister of science and the pinnacle
of the Student Affairs Organization, made the remarks on the second
day of the convention of heads of universities and better schooling
facilities in Tehran on Friday, noting that enrolling worldwide
college students is without doubt one of the primary priorities of Minister of Science,
Research and Technology Mansour Gholami, and that President Ebrahim
Raisi underlined the necessity for absorbing overseas college students.
Some 107 universities possess the certificates to enroll
worldwide college students, Dadashpour stated, including that the ministry
is generally specializing in enrolling college students from Iraq and
The Iranian universities have enrolled 56,000 college students from Iraq
and 33,000 college students from Afghanistan, and the remaining 5,000 are
from different international locations.
Admission of scholars from Africa and Latin America has been
very low, he warned, saying that solely 284 college students from Africa and
17 others from Latin America have been registered at Iranian
On the admission of overseas college students final Iranian calendar 12 months
(March 21, 2021, to March 20, 2022), he famous that universities in
Qom, Mashhad, Urmia, Esfahan, Mazandaran, Kordestan, Tabriz, Ahvaz,
Sabzevar and Yazd have been high greater schooling facilities in
absorbing overseas college students.
Some 99 % of worldwide college students pay tuition charges,
whereas one % depend on scholarships, the official talked about.
The head of the Student Affairs Organization additionally underlined
that some 27 institutes have been certified to soak up overseas
college students to this point and that 20 others are going to get permission to
pave the best way for enrolling worldwide college students at Iranian
universities, so the variety of these institutes is scheduled to
attain 150 by the following 12 months.
Iran plans to extend the capability of absorbing worldwide
college students to 250,000 inside the subsequent three years with the purpose of
being ranked among the many high 10 international locations when it comes to offering
overseas college students with greater schooling, Dadashpour stated.