MoU Signed with the Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil
Directorate for International Academic Cooperation -
Allameh Tabataba'i University and the Federal University of Ouro Preto (FUOP), Brazil, signed an MoU on academic cooperation in November 2021. The online session was organised with the presence of Professor Abdollah Motamedi, ATU President; Professor Cláudia Aparecida Marliére de Lima, FUOP Rector; Mr Hossein Gharibi, the Iranian Ambassador in Brazil; Mr Laudemar Gonçalves de Aguiar Neto, the Brazilian Ambassador in Iran; representatives from the Vice-Presidency for Research, and a number of faculty members from ATU.
The session was coordinated by Dr Najmeh Shobeiri, Faculty Member at ATU's Spanish Department and Chair of the Committee for Iran-Spain Academic Relations.
Exchange of scientific materials, books, scientific journals and scientific and research productions in the fields of education, research, and technology, exchange of articles for publication in relevant journals, publication of joint scholarly journals and books, facilitating the participation of members from both parties in scholarly activities, exchange of professors, students, researchers and experts to conduct research and educational projects and participate in conferences, workshops, and international meetings, joint organisation of conferences, seminars, workshops and training courses with the aim of scientific empowerment of the two institutes, providing reciprocal opportunities for study opportunities, development of new joint courses, awarding joint degrees, exchange of experiences in various scientific and research fields, and joint supervision of student theses and dissertations are among the topics included in the MoU.
The Federal University of Ouro Preto has been established in 1969 through the merger of two century-old higher education institutes. Though the university is taken as a reference throughout the country by its School of Pharmacy and Engineering, it is also active in the areas of humanities and social sciences.