International Relations

In the Name of God the Companionate the Merciful

The One Who’s Name as the Treasure of Wisdom

 

The Strategic Plan

The International Unit of the Medical Sciences Scope Islamic Azad University

 

The Arrangements and Prepared by:

Dr. Sholeh Bigdeli

The Faculty Member of the Medical Educational Group

Iran Medical Sciences University

Cooperation:

Dr. Shams Ardakani, the Faculty Member of the …

Dr. Azadeh Ebrahim habibi, the Faculty Member of the …

Dr. mostafa Ghafarian the Faculty Member of the …

 

Table of Contents:

  • The Message of the Deputy Director of the University in the Medical Sciences Extent
  • The Strategic Plan of the International Extent 1393-1397
  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • The Strategic Plan Design Methods
  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Values and Beliefs
  • Responsibilities
  • Recommended Plans
  • Appendixes
  • The Strategic Planning Workshops
  • Documents and Records

 

 

  • The Message of the Deputy Director of the University in the Medical Sciences Extent

 

The Strategic Plan of the International Extent 1393-1397

  • Holding meeting with the presence of the experts, Education and Training specialists and executive authorities
  • The number of the held meetings from 1392-1393 are …
  • The number of meetings which has been held by the presence of the experts, Education and Training specialists and the executive authorities
  • The meeting which has been held by the presence of the beneficiaries are …

Finalizing the Activities

  • … - 1392/11/04 to 1393/04/18 - … the present meetings of the International Development Supreme Council of the Medical Training Vice Chancellor in a comprehensive discussion about the organizational plan and giving feedback to the considered suggestions of codifying
  • Mordad 1393--- the approval of the organizational plan/ giving feedback to the codified plan by the International Development Supreme Council of the Medical Training Vice Chancellor
  • Shahriver 93 --- the approval of the organizational plan/ giving feedback to the codified plan by the International Council of the University
  • Mehr 1393 --- finalizing and publishing the plan

 

Introduction:

The international communications have been witnessed the significant developments by rapid changes in the scientific environments and the universities as the source of science and knowledge production which have put the considering necessity of addressing the international communications in their strategic plan. Undoubtedly, the extension of the international communication environment in universities will reinforce the scientific, cultural, political and economical affairs in the society. 

Considering the above points, the Medical International Relation Affairs of the Islamic Azad University by the aim of developing educational, research and therapeutic cooperation with the international centers in the fields of medical sciences of the international and regional era, is trying to accomplish appropriate measures by reinforcing the scientific foundation of the faculty members, staffs, and the students of the university. The executives of these affairs are trying to accomplish the appropriate measures to promote this university in the global areas by identifying the cooperation challenges in the international areas, the implementation of the potential and actual international and internal abilities, information and communication infrastructure developments, creating a pleasant environment to develop knowledge and practical experiments.

Mission:

The International Relations Affairs of the Islamic Azad University has a fundamental role in the strategic developments of the university and the relevant internal and international ministry and is trying actively to consolidate the position of the university in the international and internal areas. The eminent background of the university is foundation of this thought.

 

Vision:

The considered vision, introduce the Medical International Relation Affairs of the Islamic Azad University as the international center of education, research and providing clinical, hygiene, and therapeutic services in the country region and international areas in order to achieve this objective, participate its abilities with the other national and international universities and benefit from their knowledge and science as well.

Values:

  • Joint cooperation with the national and international assemblies
  • The integration of the subordinate units
  • Innovation and creativity to set up the subordinate units
  • Organizational and outside the organization mutual respect

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats:

Strengths:

  • Enthusiasm and commitment of the Medical Science Executives in setting up and promotion of the activities
  • Interests and the commitment of the faculty members (full/ part time) to set up the programs

Weaknesses:

  • The low number of the faculty members
  • The limited time of the part time faculty members to cooperate
  • The indistinctive expectations from the full and part time colleagues
  • The indistinctive commitments to the full time and part time colleagues

 

Opportunities:

  • The importance of the geographical region of the country
  • The rich medical and Iranian-Islamic historical background
  • The rich philosophical Iranian-Islamic background
  • The rich traditional medicine Iranian-Islamic background
  • Geographic diversification of the Islamic Azad University units
  • The large amount of students admission
  • The large amount of the units of the university in the country
  • The existence of the similar educational fields of study to compete the national and international universities
  • The existence of the units of the Islamic Azad University in other countries (such as: England, UAE, Jordan and …)
  • The possibility to collaborate with the retired professors
  • Some of the international sanctions are not workable on this university because of the nongovernmental basis of the university

Threats:

  • Disregarding the abilities of the other national and international centers
  • The large amounts of setting up the joint courses with the international assemblies
  • The administrative time consuming activities
  • The impossibility to allocate enough time by full time faculty members
  • The indistinctive position of the colleagues and the expectations
  • The large amount of students admission
  • The dependence of the university to the financial recourses which come from the students educational tuition
  • The limitations of the human recourses, financial and the equipments of some of the subordinate units because of the quantity extension of the university units which has undesirable effects on their quality and quality evaluations
  • Dissatisfaction of some students from the university research and educational services
  • Dissatisfaction of some faculty members from the limitations of the laboratories space and university facilities

Objectives:

  • Trying to develop the role of Medical International Relation Affairs of the Islamic Azad University as an international center of training and education, hygiene and health, disease prevention and clinical experience in the national, region and international areas with the cooperation of the other international research, educational and therapeutic centers
  • The development of the viewpoint and the global approach to the medical education and clinical experiments between students and professors
  • Moving toward students and professors diversification with the participation of the students and the internal and international professors
  • The collaboration and communication development in the medical science affairs by setting up the comprehensive educational, research and therapeutic centers, in the internal, region, and international areas
  • Providing educational, research and therapeutic by the professors of the university in the internal, region, and international areas

Responsibilities:

This office tends to convert the students of the medical sciences fields of study to experts in the educational, research, management, therapeutic, and hygiene areas to play important roles in the country and can empower the country in the region and international areas. In this regard, the responsibilities of the International Relation Affairs of the Islamic Azad University are as follows:

  • The advancement of the knowledge, attitude and operation of the students of the university from the introduction to the educational, research, management, hygiene, and therapeutic systems of the other countries
  • Development of the global approach and attitude to the medical sciences training and clinical experiments
  • Development of the communicational abilities, the acceptance of the other cultures, respect for other cultures and attitudes between students, professors, and colleagues
  • Providing the comparison between training, research and clinical experiments in Iran and other countries
  • Providing the support structure to benefit from the international educational facilities for the faculty members, experts and the students
  • Observing the international training and research activities in the subordinate units according to the other institutes and universities in the educational, research and clinical affairs
  • Collaborating for the development of the educational and informational exchanges with the other nations in order to promote the best experience exchange, the related knowledge and technology of the medical sciences, therapeutic, and medical training
  • Synchronizing the International Affairs aspects included development, coordination, and performing the policies of the university about the international concern issues of the relevant Ministry, negotiations with the abroad universities for signing contracts, the development of the policies and programs

Recommended Plans:

  • Set up the International Vice Chancellor Affairs website
  • Holding the empowerment workshops and educational courses (short term and medium term) in English
  • Codifying the different educational courses curriculum
  • Preparing the prospectus introduction book of the university in English
  • Providing the introduction of the educational courses pamphlet in English
  • Providing the News bulletin in English
  • Set up the medical specialized journals in English
  • Articles editing in English
  • Cooperation with the educational groups to prepare and codify the student exchange with the abroad universities
  • Cooperation with the educational groups to prepare and codify the professor exchange with the abroad universities
  • Cooperation with the educational groups of the subordinate units to find the appropriate strategy to carry out the collaborative projects with the abroad universities

 

The Organizational Chart of the
International Relations Unit of the Medical Sciences Affairs

 

Chancellor of the Medical Sciences Unit

Deputy Director of the Medical Sciences Unit

Full Time Faculty Members

Part Time Faculty Members

Experts