On October 12, 2017, the Center of Iranian Culture and Language for the Development of cultural ties between the countries was opened at Atyrau University with the support of Mazandaran University. This center is a combination of the culture, history, literature and language of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The center is equipped with books of Iranian literature and materials for studying the Persian language.
From December 2018 to June 2019, a professor of Mazandaran University of Iran was invited to the center to teach Persian to students and professors of Atyrau University. At the end of the course, all participants were awarded certificates from Mazandaran University. The Iranian Cultural and Language Center is open to all employees and students.