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ECO College of Insurance

The Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD) International School of Insurance was founded in 1970 in response to a pressing need for training insurance experts in Iran, Pakistan, and Turkey. The school was a unique experiment in regional cooperation and its development. Later, ECO College of Insurance (ECOI) was established in 1991 by reviving the former RCD International School of Insurance. The college is under the supervision of RCD Ministerial Council and ECO COM, as well as the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran. From the beginning, the college has endeavored to maintain high academic standards in education. The college trains the most skilled manpower for insurance companies and government agencies in the region. ECOI is a state-owned and non-profit institute of higher education. It is the only state institute with an English-based curriculum and one of the four universities offering both undergraduate and graduate programs in insurance in Iran. The basic goal of the college has been to fulfill the growing need for qualified professionals in the insurance industry. ECO College of Insurance has invited executives and highly qualified instructors from the insurance industry to teach and supervise theses and dissertations. It has 10 full-time academic staff and more than 20 executive staff working at admissions office, public relations office, etc.