ASTU started collaboration with several Iraqi universities.
Andrey Maksimenko, the ASTU prorector of science and innovations, held the negotiations with the country leaders. During the negotiations ASTU started collaboration with 7 Iraqi universities. The collaboration is going to include students and post-graduate students exchange programs, also studies programs development and joint research programs.
In 2011 about 150 Iraqi students will enter ASTU.
ASTU is planning help the Republic to train qualified specialists who could recover the Iraqi economics and infrastructure in the future. The university has wide experience of international collaboration with China and some other countries.