VSTU is the only University in the region that was included in the list of the Universities recommended for Iranian citizens’ education.
The Flagship University established business contacts with Iranian Universities. For example, The University of Mazandaran is one of the biggest Universities of the south of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Nowadays 12000 students of Bachelor, Master and PhD Degrees study there. The University puts out 17 journals including 3 anglicized ones.
Also VSTU entered into a contract with the University of Agriculture and Environmental Resources targeted at the training of the specialists in the Agriculture area. It counts 10 000 students of Bachelor, Master and PhD Degrees. The University puts out 6 journals including an anglicized one.
Our University works together with the Al-Zahra University for women. It counts 10 000 students and has 10 faculties, 3 research centers and 31 PhD programs.
VSTU is preparing the cooperation with Teheran University. It has 9 colleges, 46 faculties and schools; 133 chairs and 55 research centers. It counts about 55 000 students. The University puts out 50 scientific journals. It is included in the international ratings Shanghai Jiao University Ranking: 301-400; Webometrics Ranking: 398; QS: 551-600 etc.
The development of Iranian and Russian cooperation in Research and Education areas is very active.