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TUMS Receives Appreciation from ASIC

Tehran University of Medical Sciences received special appreciation from Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) at its International Conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on September 20 and 21, 2017.


Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) participated at the international conference of ASIC on September 20 and 21, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Various lecturers were presented regarding different topics of higher education, international student recruitment, quality assurance and promotion of higher education, international marketing, and cooperation of agents in different countries.
Dr. Nekoofar, TUMS Director of International Relations, Accreditation and Ranking also delivered a lecture titled as "Internationalization of Higher Education, TUMS Experience” to introduce the University's recent activities, including the International Quality Assurance and Accreditation Network (IQAAN) structure, as a unique model to do quality measures throughout the university. While he offered fundamental suggestions regarding the method of accreditation, he demanded the improvement of the ASIC international indicators and presented the IQAAN experience at TUMS as an adaptable model for other universities in the world that began international accreditation.
On the sidelines of this gathering, table of TUMS hosted representatives from different universities, and the university team seized the opportunity to exchange information and examine the fields of cooperation.
TUMS has also been honored due to its educational, research and international activities in recent years by ASIC and received the “Outstanding Contribution Award” for providing international education. Following the conference, Dr. Mohammad Hossein Nekoofar, was honored among a number of academic directors and researchers to take “Outstanding Leadership Award” in international medical research and development.
In the final day of the conference, the TUMS representatives visited Limkokwing University, in Malaysia that has received the premier accreditation from ASIC. It is worth mentioning that TUMS has also received accreditation certificate with premium status from ASIC in 2017.
Please check out the photo gallery of this conference.
Courtesy of Directorate of International Relations, Accreditation and Ranking
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