The international festival of Tehran Universities and University of Medical Sciences of Tehran will be held from 22 to 24th of April 2019, with the presence of ambassadors and representatives of foreign countries, as well as representatives of Ministries of science, research and technology, health and medical education, and foreign affairs, also the faculty members and students of both universities.
Dr. Kordi the University’s Vice-Chancellor for International Affairs in this regard stated: "The close interaction between the two universities and the willingness of the two parties to develop cooperation, especially in the international arena, caused us to run this program mutually. He referred to the meetings held between the officials of Tehran Universities and the University of Medical Sciences of Tehran in regard to the holding of bilateral international festival and stated; considering the scope of this program in this year, the International Festival of Tehran Universities and University of Medical Sciences of Tehran will be held over three days at the Pardis campus of the University of Tehran situated between the faculties of pharmacy and technology.
The University’s Vice-Chancellor for International Affairs explained that, students with the same nationality at two universities will have a booth stand to showcase their country's culture and tradition, and their educational experiences here in Iran. Booth stand will also be designated to the University’ faculties, international deputy, international campus and international college to introduce their achievements.
He emphasized that the international festival of Tehran Universities and University of Medical Sciences of Tehran with the presence of vice-chancellors of international affairs of both universities will be opened on Monday, May 22nd of April with opening of exhibition booth stands, adding that, on the second day of the festival (23rd April), the Food Festival of Nations will be a grate attraction for the attendees.
Dr. Kordi referred to the closing ceremony of the festival that will be held on 24th of April at the amphitheater of headquarters and said; " the ambassadors, advisers and representatives of the foreign countries in Tehran, representatives of the Ministries of science, health and foreign affairs and authorities, faculty members and students of both universities have been invited to attend this program.
The University’s Vice-Chancellor for International Affairs also referred to the opening speech by the presidents of the two universities, welcoming programs for foreign students, performing theater in both Persian and English, and performing live music as the programs that will be held during the event. He also added that, two top university students in education and research will be honored with awards.
Dr. Kordi concluded that, the international festival of Tehran Universities and University of Medical Sciences of Tehran symbolizes the significant capacity of the country's higher education, and expressed hope that the ceremony would give an opportunity to think about how to use the international dimension to promote education, research, human resources and the software and hardware structures of the university.