Travel to Iran requires the prior approval of the University's Export Control Administrator
In most cases, travelers on official University business will need PRIOR U.S. government approval in the form of a license in order to conduct activities in Iran.
Providing a service (something of value) or importing information or other goods requires an OFAC license (General or Specific) or General Authorization.
Prior consultation with the Export Control Administrator is required before providing
Such examples include:
- Attending a conference/seminar in Iran
- Attending a conference/seminar virtually that is hosted by an entity in Iran
- Hosting a conference that will include participants in Iran or ordinarily resident in Iran
- Speaking at a conference/seminar in Iran
- Speaking at a conference/seminar virtually that is hosted by an entity in Iran
- Performing research in Iran
- Performing research with a collaborator located in Iran
- Teaching in Iran
- Tearching virtual (on-line) courses to individuals in Iran or ordinarily resident in Iran
Iran General License (No. G) and Iran General License (No. M) - Certain Academic Exchanges and the Exportation or Importation of Certain Educational Services Authorized (see additional campus guidance here)
A limited number of activities are authorized under 31 CFR § 560.538 - Authorized transactions necessary and ordinarily incident to publishing. In addition, OFAC issued Guidance on Certain Publishing Activities
Before engaging in these activities, other export regulations also need to be considered.
U.S. Department of Treasury information on Iran
U.S. Department of Commerce information on exporting to Iran