The University of Zanjan has signed a general agreement on exchange and academic cooperation with the University of Jaén from Spain on 18 March 2018 .Established in 1993, the University of Jaén is a public institution based in Spain. The University of Jaén offers over 40 degrees in Humanities and Education, Experimental Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Law, and Engineering. They are taught in both English and Spanish. Over 60 exchange programmes are available for students who want to experience another university or culture. The institution also has links with the industry, offering internships in more than 500 companies. The Parties agree on the establishment of a teaching/research staff and student exchange program (hereinafter exchange) subject to the provisions of this agreement. According to this agreement, collaboration and exchange and experiences and knowledge as well as the growing relations between the two institutions are of best interest for the social and cultural progress of the aforementioned parties.