Eastern Mediterranean University Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam and his team paid a visit to Iran. During the said visit, Rector and his team worked on institutional collaborations and carried out technical research.
Rector of EMU Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam, Vice Rector for Promotion Prof. Dr. Hasan Amca, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy Prof. Dr. Mustafa Fethi Şahin, Acting Director of Public Relations and Press Office Murat Aktuğralı and representatives of Iranian students took part in the visit which took place between 30 October and 3 November and visited Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Embassy of the Turkish Republic to Tehran, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, International Azad University, Shahid Bahonar University and various pharmacy laboratories. As the only university in TRNC which holds the accreditation of Iranian Ministry of Higher Education for undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programs, EMU established very important collaborations with prominent institutions with world recognition. During the said visit, the visiting team also exchanged information on prospective collaborations regarding cancer research, medicine development research laboratories, nutritional habits and prevention on non-contagious diseases.
EMU Established Collaboration with Tehran University of Medical Sciences:
EMU signed an academic collaboration agreement with Tehran University of Medical Sciences in the fields of medicine and pharmaceutics. It is worth mentioning that Tehran University of Medical Sciences is ranked among the top three universities of Iran and top 100 world universities. The protocol covers academic issues including student and academic staff exchange, internship and technical information exchange.
Highlighting the importance of their visit, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam expressed his pleasure in establishing collaborations with institutions with international reputation in the fields of academics and research. Putting forth the benefits the said collaboration agreements will bring for the students of medicine and pharmacy programs in EMU, Prof. Dr. Osam also stated that they provided detailed technical information about EMU to Iranian state officials and paid a visit of courtesy to the Turkish Embassy in Tehran. Prof. Dr. Osam thanked all officials supporting them during their visit. EMU’s visit was a point of interest both in the websites of the visited ministries and universities as well as Iranian media.