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Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (Iran)

The Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) is the government ministry of science, research and technology in the Islamic Republic of Iran. State-run (non-medical) universities of Iran are under the direct supervision of Iran's Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. The ministry was established in 2000 when the ministry of culture and higher education was renamed as the ministry of science, research and technology.[1]

Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
وزارت علوم، تحقیقات و فناوری
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View of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology Central Building
Agency overview
Formed2000
Preceding agency
  • Ministry of Culture and Higher Education
JurisdictionIslamic Republic of Iran
Minister responsible
Websitehttp://www.msrt.ir

In 2000 the ministry set up the Aerospace Research Institute.[2]

The supervision of higher education institutions and the approval of the study programmes, as well as the accreditation of universities and other higher education institutions are conducted by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. Medical education falls within the remit of the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education.[3] A list of recognised universities and institutes of higher education and private institutions is available on the website of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.

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  1. ^ Abdol S. Soofi; Sepehr Ghazinoory (22 January 2013). Science and Innovations in Iran: Development, Progress, and Challenges. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 66. ISBN 978-1-137-03009-2. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  2. ^ Parviz Tarikhi (19 July 2014). The Iranian Space Endeavor: Ambitions and Reality. Springer. p. 60. ISBN 978-3-319-05347-9. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Higher Education in Iran". Ministry of Science Research and Technology. Retrieved 2019-08-15.

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