About Us

The international office administrates and coordinates all activities concerning incoming international students as well as exchange activities of outgoing students. It also manages MoUs and cooperation agreements with universities from around the globe. Dedicated colleagues at international office can help international students with a variety of issues including: admission process, finance and fees, scholarships and funding, visa and residency, insurance, welcome at the start of the term, housing and other practical information about living in Iran. Coordination of running international programs such as dual-degree programs and joint researches are also one of the main responsibilities of international office.

Vice Chancellor for Global Strategies and International Affairs

 Dr. Mahdi Ehsanian Mofrad  

Email: ehsanian@kntu.ac.ir

Tel: +98-21-8888-1003


Expert of international students consular affairs

MSc Elham Sahebi   

Email: international@saba.kntu.ac.ir

Tel: +98-21-8888-1003   +98-21-8406-4240

Vice-Provost for International Development

Dr. Hooman Latifi     

Email: hooman.latifi@kntu.ac.ir

Tel: +98-21-8406-4236

Director of International Programs and Collaborations Office (IPC)

Dr. Reza Aliakbarpour      

Email: reza.aliakbarpour@alborz.kntu.ac.ir

Tel: +98-21-8406-4242


  • MoUs and agreements
  • Relation with francophone universities
  • Dual degree programs
  • Coordination with MSRT
  • “Driving Leads” or former “Focal Point” coordinator with Belarus

Director of Funding, Research and Sabbatical Leaves Office (FRSL)

MSc Shahram Zhaleh-Naderi   

Email: naderi@alborz.kntu.ac.ir

Tel: +98-21-8406-4243


  • Sabbatical leaves
  • Faculty and PhD research visits
  • Conference participation
  • Travel and Visa coordination for KNTU and guest faculty members
  • International certificate and official letter

 Director of International Student Affairs Office

Msc Fatemeh Sajjadi   

Email: sajadi@alborz.kntu.ac.ir

Tel: +98-21-8406-4238


  • Admission and registration
  • Visa and residency permission of international students
  • Student services (dormitory, insurance, …)
  • Exchange student
  • Buddy program
  • IAESTE program

Associate Director of Seminars and International Relations

Msc. Amir Akbari 

Email: aakbari@alborz.kntu.ac.ir

Tel: +98-21-8406-4234


  • Recruitment of international students
  • International Events Coordinator
  • Coordination with national governmental agencies and administration
  • Coordination of international events

Contact Us

Address: Office of Vice-Chancellor for Global Strategies and International Affairs,

470 Mirdamad Ave. west, Tehran, Iran

Postal Code: 19697-64499

Tel: +98-21-8888-1003, +98-21-8406-4240

Fax: +98-21-8406-4244

P. O. Box: 15875-4416

Email: international@saba.kntu.ac.ir