Iran, Russia signed 7 MoUs during the second joint meeting of Iranian and Russian Top Universities which was held at Tehran University. 13 top universities from Iran and 20 from Russia took part in the meeting and inked different agreements to boost cooperation in near future.
The MoUs seek developing scientific and training activities, exchanging students and professors, holding joint courses and doing joint researches.
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is the largest research university in Northeastern Iran named after the great epic poet and historian of Iranian national history Ferdowsi, whose Shahnameh is a chef-d'oeuvre in Persian literature
During the closing ceremony of the event, University of Tehran, Shahid Beheshti University, and Sharif University of Technology signed MoUs with Moscow State University and some other universities in Russia.