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Dr. Essam El Kurdy, the President of Alexandria received the Ambassador of India in Egypt Mr. Sangai Patateshria.  The parties discussed ways of enhancing cooperation between Alexandria University and Indian universities especially information technology and to make use of Pan Africa Network hosted by Alexandria University and servicing 38 African countries in remote education, training and medical consultancy fields.

 Dr. El Kurdy stressed on the deep historical relationships between Egypt and India, and welcomed the Indian students to study in AU. The Rector appreciated the proposal of creating a program to study Indian languages in the Faculty of Arts. He also added that in the frame of economic and investment relationships between the two countries we must pay attention to Indian language for more cooperation.

AU Vice President for Education and Students Affairs Dr. Hisham Gaber emphasized the university concern to keep up with technological developments and indicated that the university started to spread the e-book application in several faculties. He pointed out the possibility of cooperation to provide competency programs in information technology.

The Indian Ambassador highlighted the chances of cooperation to organize mutual visits for students from the two sides and establishing laboratories for English language and information technology that shall enhance the scientific and cultural exchange between the two countries.

 The Indian Ambassador accompanied AU President in a visit to the Faculty of Arts to attend the activities of the Indian Cultural Day and they held a meeting with university students to talk about scholarships and study opportunities in the Indian universities.

Alexandria University is announcing Master& Doctoral degree scholarships for students from the Nile Basin Countries to study in Alexandria University starting the fall semester of 2018/2019 on a competitive basis. The scholarship includes waving of tuition fees only for the duration of study (maximum 3 years for master degree and 5 years for doctoral degree).

 Students should submit their applications, copies of their transcripts and a medical HIV testing certificate online. For more details and registration, please visit the following website:

The deadline to submit is May 31, 2018

Preference will be for students with B.Sc. with accumulated grade point average of “B” (65-74%) or above or hold a higher degree in area of his/her specialty or related areas. Fluency in the language of study (Arabic or English) is a must.

Applicant from non speaking Arabic and English countries should submit a certificate of fluency in either Arabic or English language.


Within the framework of Alexandria University concern to enhance communication between the university and its distinguished graduates abroad, Dr. Essam El Kurdi the university president received Dr. Anwar Soliman the Chairman of Windtronix Energy Company in USA. Dr. Soliman was graduated from the Faculty of Commerce in Alexandria University in 1958 and obtained PhD degree from New York University. The meeting was attended by Dr. Seddik Abdel Salam the Secretary of the Supreme Council of Private Universities and Head of AU Graduate League, and Dr. Nehal Habashy the Director of Clinical Researches Center.

During the meeting, Dr. Kurdi and Dr. Anwar discussed cooperation between the university and its alumni abroad. It was also agreed to hold a conference for AU alumni in the last week of July 2018. Dr. Soliman also visited the Faculty of Commerce where he met the Dean Dr. Sayed El Siefy and they agreed to organize meeting with the students during the next visit to present Dr. Soliman scientific and practical experiment through the years.


As part of Alexandria University's keenness to support and enhance cooperation with the Arab countries, Dr. Essam El-Kordi; President of Alexandria University received Dr. Ahmed Khalifa Al Shamsi, Chairman of the Fujairah Authority for Tourism and Antiquities in the United Arab Emirates and his accompanying delegation on Saturday 8/4/2018. The two sides discussed cooperation through the experts and specialists of the faculty members of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels. During the visit, commemorative books on the history of Alexandria University and the history of Fujairah were exchange.


Prime Minister Sherif Ismail issued a decision to appoint Dr. Abdel Aziz Konswa; the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering as Vice President of Alexandria University for Community Services and Environment Development.