Foreign Students Can Return to Iran in September

Foreign Students Can Return to Iran in September

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Foreign students who have left Iran due to the outbreak of the coronavirus can return to their universities in early September, an Iranian official said.

The director general of the Iranian Science Ministry’s office of foreign students said plans have been devised to allow the foreign students to resume their courses as of September 5.

Abdolhamid Alizadeh said universities will be required to let the foreigners take exams if they have not participated in the online tests remaining from the previous semester.

He had said in March that 15,680 foreign students have left Iran for their respective countries as part of plans to contain the coronavirus epidemic.

A few days after the outbreak of COVID-19 Iran, the Science Ministry, the Immigration and Passport Police Office, and a number of other organizations made arrangements to let foreign students leave the country in the shortest time possible and without bureaucratic processes.

The outbreak of the coronavirus led to the closure of schools and universities across Iran.

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