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Iran: Student Delegation


Iran has a fascinating political, social and cultural history. With only recently opening up its borders, this is the perfect time to visit Iran. The country has beautiful nature and architecture, a fascinating culture and is of course interesting from a political point of view. The trip will aim to cover aspects of Iranian culture, history and politics.


Trip Leaders: Zohaib Ahmed and Gabriella Monasso

Estimated cost: £450-500 (not including visas*). Note that if this seems too expensive, please apply anyway as we are hoping to secure funding to subsidise the cost.

Estimated dates: April 7th – April 16th


*Important Visa Information:

  • Unfortunately American, Israeli and Canadian citizens cannot apply for an Iranian visa.

  • You are also not allowed to enter Iran if your current passport shows you have visited Israel.


Provisional Itinerary:

  • To gain an insight perspective on the politics of the country this trip will visit a number of organisations ranging from NGOs to the Centre for Strategic Research.

  • An insight into Iranian society and culture will be provided through visits to the university in Tehran and meet ups with local students there.

  • We will also be exploring the history of this region in Tehran’s palaces and bazaars.

  • Furthermore, we will go to Isfahan, which is designated as world heritage site by UNESCO. Here we will get a chance to explore the beautiful Islamic architecture and culture that Iran has to offer.


Provisional Itinerary:

  • University of Tehran

  • Faculty of World Studies

  • Centre for Strategic Research

  • UNDP

  • UNESCO

  • Embassy

  • Sight seeing in Tehran and Isfahan

  • International Organisation for Migrants

  • Organisation for defending victims of violence in Iran

  • Embassy Trip


If you are interested and would like more information then check out the Facebook group or email one of the trip leaders (G.E.Monasso@lse.ac.uk or Z.Ahmed3@lse.ac.uk)

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