The European Commission and Iran organise a higher education and research event this summer

The Higher Education & Research Event, organised by the European Commission and the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, will be taking place in Tehran on 3rd and 4th July 2017.

University of Tehran

The event, which will be held at the University of Tehran, will include presentations, workshops and networking between academics from Iranian and European universities and institutes. Over 20 European countries will be represented, as well various institutions from all over Iran. The presentations and workshops will focus on Iran's achievements in science, technology and higher education, and on the development of joint European projects with Iranian universities through Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education, cooperation in research and innovation with Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ student and staff mobility.

Université de Rennes 1 will be represented and will participate in the event. Université de Rennes 1 and Iranian researchers are already involved in joint research projects, for example in geosciences, signal processing and biomedical engineering.