The purpose of this study is to provide a paradigmatic and systematic model for developing Iran’s science diplomacy, based on capabilities of the Imam Sadiq University and prioritizing its strategies. This study is based on data-driven management strategy and according to systematic approach of Strauss and Corbin wants in order to obtain paradigmatic model of the Science Diplomacy development and by using IPA methodology, has prioritized its strategies. For this purpose, 18 professors, experts and professionals of science diplomacy at the Imam Sadiq(AS) University have been identified and interviewed. At the next stage, by processing data and concepts, Level 1 and Level 2 concepts of the paradigmatic model have been obtained. At the next step, the strategies were prioritized using the opinions of 15 persons priorly selected as the sample. According to taken steps, it has become clear that moving towards the development of science diplomacy at the Imam Sadiq(AS) University due to its dynamic capabilities needs special qualifications and factors and special delicacies in its designs and plans. Some of results of implementing the science diplomacy at the Human Sciences Universities are as follows: enhancing the capabilities of the university, strengthening the international position of the Islamic Republic of Iran, dealing with the dysfunctions of the science diplomacy at the Human Sciences Universities and fulfilling the mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran towards the poor people of Muslim world. The "university internationalization" strategy also has the highest priority among the proposed strategies.


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