Students and academics, including top professors, are looking for opportunities abroad – and it is affecting Iran’s home-based talent pool.
During the past four years, emigration has risen threefold.
According to an official report, about 150,000 people a year are leaving.
More than 100,000 of those emigrating annually have university degrees including PhDs.
Al Jazeera’s Resul Serdar reports from the Iranian capital, Tehran.
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