عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the issues and expectations of international students from Iranian higher education in the Corona crisis.
Methods: The research is applied in terms of purpose and has been implemented with a qualitative perspective. One hundred and two international students studying in Iran participated in this study and answered open-ended and closed-ended questions. Content analysis method was conducted to analyze the data.
Results: The findings of the study, based on coding and categorization, showed that the most important concerns of international students in the corona crisis can be classified into four categories: educational, research, economic, and family personal. In addition, the expectations of the respondents from the university were classified into three categories: communication-information, education, and support.
Conclusion: The Corona era, along with all the concerns, provides a valuable opportunity to identify and meet the expectations of international students and increase their satisfaction, to attract more international students in the post-Corona era. Accordingly, the findings of this study are useful and practical for universities that seek to attract more international students.