A Portuguese delegation from the University of Porto took a 4-day trip to Iran and were hosted by Shahid Beheshti University (SBU). The delegation consisted of Professor Azevedo, Rector of the university, Professor António Fernando Silva, Director of the Faculty of Sciences, Professor Souza Pereira, Dean of ICBAS (Abel Salazar Institute for the Biomedical Sciences), and Professor David Pereira, member of the faculty of pharmacy.
On Sunday, January 15, 2017, the Portuguese delegation visited some faculties and research institutes of SBU, including Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, Faculty of Chemistry and Petroleum Sciences, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Laser and Plasma Research Institute and its laboratories, and Medicinal Plants and Drugs Research Institute. The delegation also met and negotiated with deans and some faculty members of the faculties and research institutes.
In the following, the delegation met with Dr. Tehranchi, president of SBU. In this meeting, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between the two universities.
On Monday, January 16, 2017, the delegation visited Abbaspour School of Engineering of SBU and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.