KSUAE and the Tabriz Islamic Art University (Iran) signed a Memorandum of understanding

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The KSUAE and the Tabriz Islamic Art University (Iran) signed a Memorandum of understanding

On September 21, 2022, an official delegation from the Tabriz Islamic Art University  (Iran) headed by Rector Prof. Mohammadali Keynejad and Head of Presidential Office, Public Relations &International Affairs Dr Farhad Akhoundi.

Tabriz Islamic Art University was established in 1999 by the Rector Prof. Mohammadali Keynejad, and is one of the best art universities in Iran. The university specializes in the field of art, architecture, urban planning, preservation of cultural heritage, design, multimedia. The Tabriz Islamic Art University became the first and only university in Iran that opened the academic course on the restoration of architectural heritage. An important mission of the university is the preservation and restoration of historical monuments of the city of Tabriz.

The acquaintance of KSUAE and the Tabriz Islamic Art University took place in 2021 as part of the European Erasmus + program, the SAH project "Capacity Building in the field of sustainability of architectural heritage" in order to develop new courses and modules on the subject of the project.Currently, both universities have expressed their desire to continue close cooperation between the two universities.

During the visit the guests met with the KSUAE Rector Prof. Rashit Nizamov and Vice Rector for education Ilfak Vildanov, as well as with the Head of the International Relations Olga Poroshenko. Both sides exchanged words of welcome and expressed their mutual desire to actively cooperate in the field of common interests.

During the meeting, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the universities. The memorandum is aimed at developing academic mobility between universities, holding joint events, developing joint educational programs in the field of architecture, restoration and preservation of architectural and cultural heritage and urban studies.

Mr Alibeman Ekbali Zarch, Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kazan, also took part in the meeting.

During the visit, the guests got acquainted with the scientific and educational centers and workshops of KSUAE like "Heritage", "BFFT.space", "Archiphysics", with the artistic training of our students at the Department of Fine Arts, and also visited the XXXI International Competition-Exposition of Graduate Qualification Works in Architecture, Design and Art  which takes place at KSUAE on September 19-24, 2022.

The News is submitted by International Relations Dept of the University.