N. Ossetian Univ. launches Persian Language course

TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (MNA) – During a ceremony on Friday, the first Persian language course kicked off in North Ossetian State University (NOSU) in Caucasus, Russia.

During the ceremony which took place at Iran’s Cultural Center in NOSU on Friday, Dean of Department of History at NOSU deemed the launching of Persian language a highly significant event for those interested in Iran’s culture.

“Iran is an ancient country with millenia of civilization, and one cannot truly learn about this rich culture without the aid of Persian language,” he said.

Head of Iran's Cultural Center at NOSU, for her part, pointed to the growing interest in Persian language in Caucasus, particularly in North Ossetia, and added, “this course will be an important factor in developing cultural ties between Iran and North Ossetia.”

Iran's Cultural Center at the NOSU was inaugurated two months ago under an agreement signed between NOSU and the Iranian cultural attaché to Moscow.

North Ossetian State University comprises 82 departments and is home to 902 faculty members. The university has 23 faculties that provide studies and training in 41 majors, 27 bachelor and 15 master degree programs, 40 postgraduate and 2 doctoral programs.




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