On Thursday, May 30, 2019 the University of Opole hosted the Persian Cultural Night, organised by the students and professors from the Mazandaran University in Iran, visiting UO within the Key Action 107 of the Erasmus+ programme.
Professor Mahmoud Sharpour, urban sociologist, started the event with a lecture on Iranian Culture, while his colleague, Professor Tavallaei Novin, an urban planner, talked about Iranian Art.
The exchange students from the Institute of Sociology, Institute of English, and Faculty of Economics prepared some traditional Iranian dishes.
The oooperation between the University of Opole and Iran started in 2015 when the Vice-Rector for Research and Finance, Professor Janusz Słodczyk, signed the bilateral agreement.
Since 2017, the University of Opole and the Mazandaran University from Babolsar in the northern Iran have been successfully implementing the exchange of staff and students programme.
You can read more about the cooperation of the UO with Iran here.