February 27th 2018- Tehran

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08:45-09:00Recitation of the holy Qur’an and National anthem of Iran and Germany------
09:00-09:30The opening ceremony------
09:30-10:15The Iranian science, research and technology landscapeProf. SalarAmoli
Dr Borumand
Dr MalekZadeh
10:15-10:50Coffee & tea break/ Opening of Poster Session------
10:50-11:10The German science, research and technology landscape: Overview BMBF: Ms Susanne Madders
11:10-12:40The German science, research and technology landscapeHRK: Mr Thomas Böhm
HGF: MPG: Prof. VahidSandoghdar
HGF: Dr Claudia Mayer
Leibniz: Prof.Dr h.c. Volker Mosbrugger
FhG: Ms Denise Kaske
14:00-15:00Science and research organizations in IranDr Zakeri
15:00-17:00Coffee/Tea; University Poster Session; Informal Thematic Matchmaking------
19:00Formal Dinner on invitation of Prof. Salar Amoli, MSRT (by invitation only)------

February 28th 2018- Tehran

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08:30-09:15German funding instruments for international science and research cooperationDFG: Dr Annette Schmidtmann
DAAD: Felix Wagenfeld
BMBF: Dr. Hendrik Meurs
AvH: Anne Kremer
09:15-10:15Iranian funding instruments for international science and research cooperationINSF: Mr Payam Parsizadeh
IPF: Safavi
MoHME: Reza Malekzadeh
10:30-11:15Coffee and break------
11:15-12:30Best practice examples in specific thematic areasMaxPlanck: Arzhang Khalili
PASSAU: Joachim Posegga
Bamberg: Birgitt Hoffmann
Hannover: Claus Petersen
13:30-14.30Panel discussion: German-Iranian cooperation in science and researchUSWR: Dr NajmAbadi
Allameh Tabatabaei: Prof. Hossein Salimi
Leibniz: Prof.h.c. Volker Mosbrugger
TU Dresden: Dr Udo Krause
14:30-14:45Wrap up and closure of Iran-Germany Science Day------
14:45Lunch & Sightseeing------
20:00Reception on Invitation of the German Ambassador------

March 1st 2018- Isfahan

08:00-12:00Guests Arriving in Isfahan. A short visit of historical sites (if Time Allows)------
12:00-12:30 Tour of the University
12:30-13:30Lunch in Sabz (green) Restaurant, on Invitation of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
16:00-16:30Tea/Coffee Break------
16:00-19:30Parallel WORKSHOPS------
19:30Airport transfer for guests leaving Isfahan------
20:00Dinner at Firoozeh (turquoise) Hall
08:00-8:30Hotel Checkout------
8:30-16:300Visiting Isfahan Historical and Cultural Places and Lunch at a TRADITIONAL RESTAURANT in Isfahan------
16:30Airport transfer------



  • BMBF – Federal Ministry for Education and Research
  • Research in Germany (RiG – opt. by DAAD)
  • DAAD – German Academic Exchange Agency
  • German Aerospace Center, Project management agencies (DLR-PT/International Bureau as well as EU Bureau)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) – German Science Foundation
  • German Rectors’ Conference (HRK- Hochschulrektorenkonferenz)
  • AvH – Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • FHG – Fraunhofer
  • GEOMAR (Helmholtz)
  • HGF – Helmholtz
  • IWRM – Integrated Water Management
  • HGL – Leibniz
  • Leopoldina – German National Academy
  • MPG – Max-Planck


  • MSRT- Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
  • SAO- Student Affairs Organisation
  • INSF – Iran National Science Foundation
  • NIMAD- National Institute for Medical Research Development