Wasit University has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ilam University, signed by the President of Wasit University, Prof. Dr. Mazen Al-Hassani, through the Director of the Department of Studies and Scholarships, Dr. Ahmed Eidani. Al-Hassani received Dr. Ali Mohammadi, President of Ilam University, and his accompanying delegation of deans and professors.The agreement includes the exchange of expertise and relations, opening up avenues of cooperation between the two universities in the humanities and sciences, and holding seminars, conferences, and workshops between professors of Wasit University and Ilam University. It also involves expanding the number of master’s and doctoral seats for both parties.Ilam University is one of the most prestigious governmental universities in Iran, supervised by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology in the city of Ilam. Last year, Ilam University signed several agreements with Wasit University and received more than 450 Iraqi students in master’s and doctoral programs. Ilam University professors have also lectured in various colleges at Wasit University, including the College of Humanities, Administration and Economics, Law, Science, Arts, and Engineering.Al-Hassani emphasized the importance of this agreement, foreseeing a bright future in education and scientific research for both parties. For his part, Mohammadi expressed his appreciation and gratitude for the efforts of Wasit University, represented by its president, Prof. Dr. Mazen Al-Hassani, and its deans and professors, in developing bilateral relations between the two universities.