The 4th General Assembly of SUN 2018 in Venice, Italy

The 4th General Assembly of SUN held from 29th August till 1st September 2018 in Venice (Italy) in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
The president of IKIU, Prof. Sayad Abolhassan Naeini and his deputy in International Affairs Dr. Rohullah Bayat have been participated in this annual assembly

The 4th General Assembly of the Silk-Road Universities Network(SUN) took place in Venice (Italy) in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari University of Venice from 29th August till 1st September 2018.
This year’s assembly is special in that it occurred on the year of the 150° Anniversary of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and coincided with a QS Subject Focus Summit entitled “Embracing Innovation for Constructive Global Engagement: The Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences”.
The president of IKIU, Prof. Sayad Abolhassan Naeini and his deputy in International Affairs Dr. Rohullah Bayat have been participated in this annual assembly, among Sun's member (78 university from 30 countries), IKIU is one the most active since its foundation.

In the recent general assembly most of the universities' president were present and new academic events, invention and innovation have been discussed, atmosphere was finely made to participate and exchange ideas, and in conclusion IKIU with two other European universities found an appropriate opportunity to arrange for academic cooperative MOU with one another on the common academic activities and interests.
  Other summit aims was to discuss and elaborate responses to three principal questions in connection with the humanities and social sciences. It began by asking how we go about seeking and measuring excellence in the research carried out in these areas. Then they were investigating how the matter of communication comes into play in the success and impact of humanities and social sciences research.
The results of the 3rd Photo Contest and the second writing contest of the Silk-road Universities Network (PHOCOS) 2018 has been determined, a remarkable point in this year SUN's contest was that two of IKIU's students, Monir Shalbafan PhD Student of chemistry and Farzin Khodaverdian Ba student of accounting could have awarded the prize in the photo contest.  Topic of photo contest was "Masks and People along the Silk Road.


1-    Farzin Khodaverdian                                                  
Ranked: Special Selection
Title of photo: Stop War
Imam Khomeini International University, Iran
2-     Monir Shalbafan
Ranked: Selection
Tittle of photo: Alighapou Mansion
Imam Khomeini International University, Iran