CINVU at a Glance
The COMSTECH Inter-Islamic Network on Virtual Universities is one of the networks of the Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation of the member countries of the Islamic Cooperation Organization, which is an important and rich base for strengthening and developing public higher education in the virtual context of information technology. Deepens and consolidates what has been learned and empowers the educational, research, cultural and skills of students, professors, universities and elites of the Islamic world.
The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, as the host of this network, has agreed to turn the COMSTECH Inter-Islamic Network on Virtual Universities into a successful and efficient organization within the framework of the Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation by providing appropriate executive, financial and scientific support.
This network abbreviated to CINVU.
Non Academic Members and Partners
Members of CINVU
Dr. Karim Najafi Barzegar
Dr. Ali Karimi Morid
Strategic and Executive Deputy and Head of Secretariat
The importance of online teaching and learning
A common concept of higher education should be defined among Islamic countries so that members can define specific collaborations with each other.
Dr. Yusuf Bin Ahmed Al Uthaymeen
Former Secretary General of OIC
CINVU is an important institution in the advancement of science and technology and scientific diplomacy in the Islamic world. The increase in the use of technology in education after the expansion of Covid 19, reminds the importance of the organization's activities in the field of online education.
Prof. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary
Coordinator General of COMSTECH
The move to distance learning has been an opportunity to expand flexible learning modalities, setting the stage for a sustained shift towards more online learning in the future.