17 February 2019 - 20:36
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Iran's int’l scientific activity booms after JCPOA: Austria

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA - Austrian Ambassador to Tehran Stefan Schulz said that in 2017, after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran's activities in scientific research programs at the international and European level have increased.

The Austrian diplomat highlighted on Sunday at a conference of universities vice presidents and directors that 'Even the horizon 2020 is clear with the present trend in the international arena for Iran. After the JCPOA, the Iran-Austria ministries signed many partnerships agreements. Also, dozens of scholarships were granted to Iranian and Austrian students to study at the universities of the two countries.

The Austrian ambassador stated, 'In 2017, 1,600 Iranian students studied in Austria country which enters much foreign currency to the country.

Schultz went on to say, “Students and professors' interest in international activities is enormous, making them more likely to pursue joint research and collaborations. There is a lot of interest between the two countries in the economic, scientific and cultural fields that need to be promoted.”

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