The “International Student Week in Iran” (ISW-Iran) is a scientific-cultural event, organized by students for students. Over 35 participants from more than 20 different countries took part in the last ISW-Iran in 2020.

This year ISW-Iran will be co-organized by University of Tehran and Western Asian Development Institute. This youth event is a unique experience where we combine educational workshops with meeting new people while having fun and living epic moments.

The main aim of the ISW-Iran is to bring young people from all over the world together and serve as a platform for cultural exchange and getting to know each other as well as for discussion and working out ideas to solve global challenges.

In just five days, participants will form a well-rounded perspective of Iran and have their eyes opened by working closely with Iranian students and will meet like-minded youth from all over the world. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the natural beauty and cultural richness of this fascinating country.

International Student Week in Iran welcomes all students from any field of study. Recently graduated students, youth activists, and young leaders are also encouraged to apply.

Benefits of Participation:

Access to lectures by prominent international scholars and professionals, interactive discussions, and site visits
Opportunity to explore Iranian culture and nature through immersive activities
Opportunity to interact with people from diverse nationality and cultural backgrounds
Participants will be accommodated during the program for free
Full-board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and coffee breaks during the program without cost
Free guided tours in Tehran
Free Access to sport facilities (pool, gym, football pitch, …)
Gifts and Souvenirs

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

Young professionals and students of any nationality are eligible to apply
Age 18 to 35 years old
Able to communicate in English
No tuition fees! Organizers will cover accommodation, all-day meals, refreshments and coffee breaks, cultural programs, and visits to historical monuments.

Applicants should cover international airfares from/to their home country to/from Tehran, visa fees, and insurance (if needed).

Application process:
Step 1- Fill the following form via the application link till 10 August 2022. or

Step 2-Selected applicants will be informed via email by 5 August 2022.

Step 3- Selected applicants will be invited for the on-site program which will take place at University of Tehran from 10 till 13 September 2022. Organizers will assist the participants in the visa process. For your information, as Iran’s visa is electronic, there will be no stamp or visa sticker on your passport.

ISW-Iran venue is arranged taking COVID 19 measures into consideration and event date is planned in line with international travel regulations of Iran as the host country. The organisers will consider social distancing protocols at its best.

Event Timing: 10-13 September 2022
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