The 21st assembly of the Union of State Universities of the Caspian Sea Region was held at Atyrau Oil and Gas University in Kazakhstan. Member universities from Iran including University of Mazandaran participated at this year’s assembly which was held from 25 to 26 September 2018. Dr. Seyyed Mohammad Motevalli, deputy vice president for student affairs took part at this annual event.
University of Mazandaran, University of Guilan, Imam Khomeini International University, University of Qazvin and the Faculty of Natural Resources and Marine Sciences of Tarbiat Modaress University were present. In this year’s event, great emphasis was put on the importance of taking practical steps in multilateral cooperation through signing MoU’s, exchanging students, conducting joint research projects and holding joint educational workshops.
The Union of State Universities of the Caspian Sea Region, which entered its third decade of activities, has been able to provide appropriate ground for the development of scientific and academic cooperation among member universities.
On the sidelines of this meeting, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between universities. Also, due to the fact that Kazakhstan"s oil and gas university was selected as the Union"s periodic chairman, a panel was set up for the implementation of the. It should be noted that the 6th Student Sport Olympiad of the Union of State Universities of the Caspian Sea Region is also being held at the University of Atyrau .