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Office of International and Scientific Cooperation

Office of International and Scientific Cooperation

Choosing the right university to study at is often one of the most important and challenging decisions in a student’s life. University of Mazandaran welcomes students who do not settle for less than high achievement. Our University embraces students who can take part in learning and gaining an overall educational experience, and those who can successfully achieve their goals at the University.
The Office of International and Scientific Cooperation (OISC) manages and oversees the international affairs of foreign students who study at our University. Additionally, the Office is responsible for developing and administering international student exchange programs and signing and implementing memorandums along with participation in international seminars and conferences as well as cooperation with academic partners. We welcome and provide various services for incoming international students and visiting staff. Excellence and diversity are the values which help a university to grow and thrive. Our success at the University of Mazandaran lies in our educational approach, one which values the personal, professional, and intellectual development of its students. University of Mazandaran students are of various age groups and they come from different backgrounds, regions and countries. This way they bring with them a wide range of experiences and interests to enrich our educational community. For over half a century, University of Mazandaran has been broadening its range of academic activities through research and education. And the University’s Office of International and Scientific Cooperation facilitates the admission process for overseas students. It does its best to ensure that a timely and comprehensive completion of admission process happens; it also keeps pace with the expansion of new faculties and majors. The more you learn about UMZ the more you want to be a part of its exciting community and we look forward to seeing you here at the University of Mazandaran.


  • Developing international cooperation and signing international contracts with universities, organizations, and research institutes
  • Encouraging educational departments of UMZ to participate in international conferences and gatherings
  • Carrying out the university’s correspondence with universities and institutes overseas
  • Taking actions for holding international conferences in the university
  • Inviting eminent international figures and taking action toward holding workshops
  • Pursuing the necessary actions for the visit of international officials and guests
  • Communicating with Iranian representatives overseas and keeping up the necessary information for different situations
  • Communicating and cooperating with international university ranking organizations
  • Participating in international scientific and educational exhibitions
  • Pursing the necessary actions for the staff (faculty members and officials) to acquire their overseas travel permit
  • Taking actions in order to make preparations to cooperate with foreign universities
  • Taking necessary actions to recruit non-Iranian students and creating a multinational scientific atmosphere
  • Creating the necessary conditions to recruit international students, and pursing their admission process
  • Pursing the necessary actions to sign memorandums of understanding with the purpose of exchanging students
  • Coordinating and pursuing the necessary actions for foreign candidates of PhD and Post-PhD programs
  • Pursuing the activities of UMZ Persian Language Center (UMZPLC)
  • Pursuing the activities of UMZ Confucius Center
  • Compiling catalogues and brochures for international students and readers
  • Taking the necessary actions to introduce the capacities and privileges of UMZ to the international societies

Goals and Objectives

  • Introducing the university’s scientific and research capabilities to international academic communities,
  • Enhancing the international cooperation of the university with international scientific and research centers
  • Moving towards creating a strong research-based university in producing science and technology
  • Keeping pace with the constant changes and developments of the international community and getting familiar with recent changes in the area of international and scientific cooperation
  • Employing the international atmosphere as an opportunity to realize the academic goals of the university