Soran and Kazan Universities sign MOU



A high-level delegation from Soran University (SU) visited Russia. The visit was at an official invitation from Kazan Federal Univeristy (KFU) in Russia. The visit yielded many gains; including: The signing of a fruitful memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Soran and Kazan univeristies.

The SU delegation was composed of the university’s president AP.Dr. Sherwan Sharif Qurtas, Prof.Dr. Sirwan jabar Amin, President’s assistant for Scientific Affairs, Dr. Jamal Ismael kak Rasul, Dean of the faculty of Engineering, and Dr. Karmand Abdullah Dean of the faculty of Arts.

The delegation was warmly welcomed by Dr. Temirkhan Alishev, Assistant Rector for Academic relations, Dr Linar Latypov, International Relations Counsellor to the Rector, and Mikhail Varfolomeev, Head of the Department of Petroleum Engineering.

Both sides gave presentations on their universities, and after an extensive discussion, a fruitful memorandum of understanding was signed between the two universities.

The agreement was signed on August 25, 2022 in Russia and was based on talks held on May 12, 2022 in Soran. A delegation from KFU visited SU to participate in the First International Symposium of SU’s Oil and Gas, and put forward an initiative for the signing of the memorandum.

KFU is the third best university in Russia, and more than 10000 international students from 100 different countries study their every year.


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