Few Words on DIAC

Directorate of International Academic Cooperation (henceforth DIAC), as a Directorate, was formally established in September 2013. when formerly it was limited to a small Office, employing a Head and a single Officer. The then International Relations Office (IRO) had been headed by such characters as Mr Ebrahim Zare'i (since 2000), Dr Jafar Kambouzia (since 2005), Dr Hamidreza Rahmanizadeh Dehkordi (since 2007), and Dr Shoja Ahmadvand (2012). The then ATU IRO and the present DIAC have been organized under ATU Vice-Presidency for Research.

At its establishment, DIAC launched into its international activities in the form of two distinct Offices: the Office of Planning International Academic Collaborations and the Office of Developing International Academic Collaborations. Now, rather merged as are these offices, they are offering service to students and faculty members of ATU intending to use international aids and services, as well as the foreign students and faculty visiting ATU for the same purposes. In this page you will shortly read about some of the activities offered in DIAC. Different members available at DIAC are introduced in this page.

Memberships:

ATU is currently benefiting from its membership in the following associations and federations:

 

Memorandums of Understanding:

ATU is also interested in establishing and developing academic and cultural ties with universities all over the world. ATU is currently signing various Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) aiming at:

  • exchanging journals and papers;
  • jointly publishing books and periodicals;
  • mutually providing facilities for cooperation in academic activities, such as sabbatical leaves, etc.
  • exchanging professors and students for accomplishing educational and research purposes;
  • holding conferences and carrying out joint research;
  • cooperating in the development of new courses and educational systems;
  • sharing experience in various academic and research aspects.

 

To date, ATU has the following institutes in the list of its in-force MoUs:

No.

University

Country

Signing Date

Termination Date

1

Beijing Foreign Studies University

China

Nov. 21 2011

Nov. 21 2015

2

Shanghai Normal University

China

Dec. 26 2011

Dec. 26 2015

3

Arabaev Kyrgyz State University

Kyrgyzstan

Nov. 23, 2011

Nov. 23, 2015

4

Rabi’a Balkhi Higher Education Institute

Afghanistan

Sep. 11, 2013

Sep. 11, 2017

5

Lucknow University

India

Feb. 10, 2014

Feb. 10, 2018

6

Istanbul University

Turkey

May 11, 2014

May 11, 2018

7

Paris Graduate School of the Methodology of the Humanities

France

Aug. 27, 2014

Aug. 27, 2018

8

University of Alicante

Spain

Oct. 17, 2014

Oct. 17, 2018

9

Haybusak University

Armenia

Oct. 07, 2014

Oct. 07, 2018

10

Grenoble and Lyon Institute of Political Studies

France

Dec. 01, 2003

automatically extended

11

Max Planck Law Institute

Germany

Nov. 18, 2014

Nov. 18, 2017

12

Jamia Millia Islamia

India

Nov. 23, 2014

Nov. 23, 2018

13

Jamia Hamdard (Hamdard University)

India

Nov. 23, 2014

Nov. 23, 2018

14

M.J.P. Rohilkhand University

India

Nov. 23, 2014

Nov. 23, 2018

15

Giessen University

Germany

Nov. 22, 2014

Nov. 22, 2018

16

University of Lahore

Pakistan

Feb. 26, 2015

Feb. 26, 2019

17

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University

Pakistan

Feb. 26, 2015

Feb. 26, 2019

18

Indus University

Pakistan

Feb. 26, 2015

Feb. 26, 2019

19

Fatima Jinnah Women University

Pakistan

Feb. 26, 2015

Feb. 26, 2019

20

Hamdard University

Pakistan

Feb. 26, 2015

Feb. 26, 2019

21

Saint Petersburg State University

Russia

June 1, 2015

June 1, 2019

22

Moscow State Linguistic University

Russia

June 2, 2015

June 2, 2019

23

Russian State University for Humanities

Russia

June 3, 2015

June 3, 2019