On December 12-16, 2019, Tehran (Iran) hosted the conference “International Youth Dialogue in the Sphere of Science and Education” organized by the State Duma of the Russian Federation with the information support by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Federal Agency for Youth Affairs and MGIMO University. Russian New University (RosNOU) was represented at the conference by Dr Elahi Ahmad Reza, project manager for the Middle East, director of RosNOU’s Centre of Iranian Culture and Persian Language.
The conference took place at Tarbiat Modares University (TMU). During his visit to Iran, Dr Elahi also held talks with TMU as well as with RosNOU's partner Allameh Tabataba'i University on initiating the opening of joint training centres in the Russian language.
TMU is the only exclusively graduate university in Iran. The university’s primary mission is to train academic staff and researchers for universities and higher education centres throughout the country. Since its establishment in 1982, the university has made numerous achievements in academic excellence and innovative research at national and international levels.