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MUSTAFA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATION

Mustafa science and technology foundation has directed its prime and particular focus on identifying and introducing scientists of great eminence in the realm of science and technology, founded in 2012. The MSTF’s activities are primarily focused on a biennial science and technology award, known as the Mustafa(pbuh) Prize, to the top researchers and scientists in various areas of science and technology fields, such as: • Life and Medical Science and Technology • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology • Information and Communication Science and Technology • All areas of science and technology

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AYANDEGAN INSTITUTE

Ayandegan is an independent institute, with more than a decade of experience, helping improve strategic planning through research and analysis. The purpose at Ayandegan is to use a problem-oriented approach to accurately recognize the significance of pending issues in different sites of the country and seek to enhance the quality of life and the governance system.

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SHARIF UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (SUT)

Sharif University of Technology (SUT) is the highest ranked technological university in the Islamic Republic of Iran. SUT has expanded its services and today, it comprises 13 different departments in science and engineering. All departments offer B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs. SUT has established several research centers. These centers, while maintaining their own separate identities, co-exist within the university system. This arrangement gives individual researchers the opportunity and flexibility to conduct research while establishing a working relationship between the university and industry. There are also computer, languages and linguistics, Islamic studies, graphics, workshop and physical education centers on campus, as well as a large central library. SUT is a member of the International Association of Universities (IAU), the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Asian University Presidents Forum (AUPF), Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), and the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). Sharif University of Technology has earned a respected reputation and rank among institutes of higher learning in the Middle East.

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Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)

Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) is the largest, "most distinguished “and most highly-ranked medical university of Iran. Located in Tehran adjacent to the main University of Tehran campus, it was founded as part of Dar ol-Fonoon in 1851, and later absorbed into the University of Tehran in 1934. In September 2008, Iran's Minister of Health, Treatment, and Medical Education, Dr. Lankarani, called TUMS a pioneer in research throughout the country with a noticeable lead over its peer universities. The university operates The National Museum of Medical Sciences History as well. TUMS is accredited with Premier Status by Accreditation Service for International Colleges and Universities (ASIC UK)

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ALZAHRA UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1964 as “Girls’ College”, Alzahra University is a one of the prominent institutions of higher education in Iran dedicated to educating learned and lively women. Although limited to the few majors of Translation Studies, Psychology, Secretarial Studies, and Housewifery during its early years of establishment, Girls’ College gradually grew and in 1975 was officially expanded into a university with four independent faculties of Humanities and Literature, Management, Economics, and Sciences. After the Islamic Revolution in Iran, it was renamed Alzahra University and continued to flourish in an enterprising and progressive spirit.

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Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting University

The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting University is a public university in Tehran, Iran, which has five faculties of Media & Communication, TV & Radio Productions, Religion and Media, Media Engineering and Digital Arts. It also has campuses in Qom.

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UPM

University Putra Malaysia (UPM) is recognized by the independent government assessments as one of Malaysia's leading research universities offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses with a focus on agricultural sciences and its related fields. Founded in 1931 as the School of Agriculture. Now, UPM offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in most fields such as science, engineering, medicine, veterinary medicine, business, and social science. It was ranked as the 159th best university in the world in 2020 by QS and it was ranked 34th in Best Asian Universities and the 2nd best university in Malaysia.

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University of Karachi

The University of Karachi was established through the parliament as a Federal University in 1951. Karachi University always proudly mentions the names of renowned educationists and scholars associated with this institution of higher learning like, Dr. I. H. Qureshi, Dr. Mahmud Hussain, Dr. Salemuzzaman Siddiqui, Dr. Afzal Hussain Qadri, Dr. M. M. Ahmed, Dr Mujtaba Karim, Prof. M. Ilyas, Prof. Q. Fareed, Dr. Ibadur Rehman Khan, Prof Muntakhib ul Haq, Prof. Memony, Dr. S. M. Yousuf, Dr. M. A Wali and Dr. Karawala. The faculty was drawn not only from Pakistan but also included eminent educationists from Europe and America. The Karachi University today is the biggest university in the country. It comprises eight faculties with which all the colleges of the city are affiliated. B.S., M.S., M.Phil. and Ph.D. classes under five of these faculties Arts, Science, Pharmacy, Management and Administrative Science and Islamic Learning are conducted on the campus, while under the Faculties of Medicine, law and Education it examines the students admitted to their affiliated colleges. Research programmers leading to M.Phil and Ph.D. Degree are offered under all the faculties.

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Sultan Qaboos University

Sultan Qaboos University is the realization of the promise announced by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said during the 10th anniversary of Oman’s National Day in 1980. In accordance with the Royal Directives of His Majesty, The University commenced with five colleges; namely Medicine, Engineering, Agriculture, Education, and Science. Furthermore, the College of Arts was established in 1987, following the College of Commerce and Economics which was developed in 1993. The College of Law joined the University in 2006 and finally, the College of Nursing was established in 2008. SQU’s vision is to continue its national leading role in higher education and community service and also to be internationally recognized for innovative research, quality of its graduates, and strategic partnerships. Also, its mission is to excel in teaching and learning, research and innovation, and community service by promoting the principles of scientific analysis and creative thinking in a collegial and stimulating environment and to participate in the production, development, and dissemination of knowledge and interact with national and international communities.

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IUST

The Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) is a research institution and university of engineering and science in Iran. The university is home to 15 faculties offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a wide range of engineering-based subjects as well as moths and physics. IUST is the only university in the Middle East which has a school of railway engineering and a school of progress engineering. It is also the only university in Iran which has a school of automotive engineering. There are also 12 research centers, nine centers of excellence and 19 specialized libraries as well as four satellite campuses in other parts of the country. According to the results of 2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, IUST stands as the "First University of the Country", 57th among Asian Universities and 457th among World Universities.

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Tarbiat Modares University

Tarbiat Modares University, is an exclusively graduate university with its main campus in Tehran, Iran. It was founded in 1982 and is consistently ranked among top universities in Iran. Tarbiat Modares University (TMU) is the only exclusively graduate university in Iran and was founded to train university professors. Established in 1982, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU) is the first comprehensive graduate school in Iran. In particular, majority of PhD. programs in basic sciences and engineering were initially offered at TMU. It currently offers M.A/M.Sc. degrees in 171 academic programs and Ph.D. degrees in 132 academic programs, with more than 7300 and 3700 students in each level, respectively. At present, there are 17 faculties and 14 affiliated research centers in the university. The university enjoys the cooperation of more than 700 full-time academic members

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Imam Sadiq University

The Imam Sadiq University is an Iranian university in Tehran Established in 1982, the goal of the university is to bridge the gap between Islamic researches and modern studies, especially humanities. Imam Sadiq University was established on the premises that used to house the Harvard School of Management until the 1979 Iranian Revolution. The university is regarded as one of the elite universities in Iran that has played a prime role in recruiting politicians and other prime figures in the Islamic Republic. The university offers BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees in fields such as political science, economics, Islamic jurisprudence, law (private law, public law, criminal law, and international law), management, and communications. It has eight colleges in operation.

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