Paul de Gaudemar head of the association of Francophone universities (AUF)
visited Alzahra University along with Dr. Herve Sabourin and Dr.
Jean-Christophe Bonte, the French Embassy in Iran’s scientific consultant.
delegation were welcomed by Dr. Seif Barghi, deputy of Educational Affairs and
Higher Education, Dr. Atefeh Navarchi, director of Chancellor’s Office and Public
Relations, Dr. Parichehr Hanachi, director of International Academic
Collaborations (IAC), Dr. Mahbube Mobasheri, dean of the Faculty of Literature,
Dr. Hojjatollah Javani, deputy of IAC, Dr. Nahid Jalili Marand, the head of
French Department, Dr. Mohamad Rahim Ahmadi, Alzahra representative in AUF and
two other faculty members of the University’s French Department.
This was the
first official meeting between AUF and Alzahra University since the university
has become a member.
meeting Dr. Gaudemar said that they are happy to announce that there are 8
Iranian members in AUF.
purpose of AUF is to improve the quality of educational system of joint
universities, create employment opportunities for the alumni, develop high
educational system capacities to face socioeconomic challenges and assist to
cosmopolitan peace by high educational system.
of middle east department of AUF spoke about AUF's plans in transferring
students, inauguration of joint training courses, supporting academic courses
offered in French and etc.
Alzahra University’s faculty of literature expressed her interest in holding
joint projects between Alzahra university and other members of AUF.