A team from Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) headed by Prof. Ramin Kordi, Vice Chancellor for Global Strategies and International Affairs, visited Hawler Medical University on 22 October 2018. The team was received by Assist. Prof. Dr. Nazar Shabila, Vice President for Scientific Affairs, Prof. Dr. Ali Al-Dabbagh, Dean of the College of Medicine, Assist. Prof. Dr. Yousif M. Younis, Dean of the College of Nursing and Assist. Prof. Dr. Abubakir M. Saleh, Director of the International Academic Relations. A coordination meeting was held between TUMS team and Hawler Medical University team. Issues related to mutual collaboration between the two university in higher education, research and professional development were discussed thoroughly and priorities for this important collaboration were set.