عنوان مقاله [English]
Considering the role of the academic education in the national scientific and industrial developments, as well as technological advancements, the developed countries experiences and educational systems in nanotechnology disciplines, especially, in the undergraduate level are discussed. The details of nanotechnology educational systems in the model countries such as United States, Denmark, England and Australia are presented and compared, and the course syllabus of the related disciplines in the undergraduate level are given in the present study. Nanotechnology education in South Korea, as a successful educational model, is presented and discussed. The collaboration between different science and engineering faculties as well as nanotechnology research centers is needed for the development of nanotechnology education due to its interdisciplinary nature. The significance of establishing nanotechnology education at undergraduate level to maintain and enhance the position of our country in the world ranking of nano-science and technology development, demands for the construction of hardware and software infrastructures in approving the related disciplines and its development are explaind.