Iran, Switzerland to develop academic coop.

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (MNA) – Visiting academic delegation of Switzerland had a meeting with research authorities of Iranian universities in Tehran on Saturday.

Iranian and Swiss universities are going to have exchange programs, said Iranian Deputy Science Minister for Research Vahid Ahmadi on the sidelines of the meeting between research presidents of Iranian universities and a Swiss academic delegation in Tehran on Saturday.

The official referred to Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne AKA École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL University) as one of the two prestigious Swiss federal institutes of technology and a prominent academic center in the world with 170 students studying in it at the moment.

Ahmadi added that EPFL University has voiced eagerness to exchange students and Professors in many fields with Iranian universities.

He highlighted archaeology, environment, and human sciences as major areas of interest for the Swiss to enjoy the expertise of Iranians.

The official recounted that agreements have been made to have joint programs of students exchange, professors exchange, academic studies grace, conferences, and seminars in near future.

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