About us

ACI is an intellectual forum that aims to offer a framework for the future of a democratic Iran.

Our work centres on social, political, cultural, and economic planning. To this end, ACI :

  • works to identify problems concerning Iran and Iranians worldwide;
  • offers well-informed and expert solutions toimprove and overcome them.

An integral part of our work is to disseminate our findings to the most important international public and private decision-makers, as well as to the public. We do this by organising regular international conferences, publishing our findings, issuing press releases and policy briefings, and providing experts for media coverage.

Who we are:

Association des Chercheurs Iraniens (ACI) is an intellectual forum of Iranians worldwide. Our members hold a diverse range of opinions, expertise and experience, and come together with the single unifying aim of creating a positive future for Iran. Experts and scholars from Iran and the rest of the world have attended our conferences to discuss and examine issues in the hope of offering constructive solutions to the problems facing Iran. Each ACI conference acts as a focal point for discussion and deliberation on a specific theme.

ACI has the active participation of an international network of over 700 experts, scholars, and researchers and the ACI archives contain over 700 papers on a wide variety of subjects concerning Iran and Iranians.