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Alexandria University President Dr. Essam El-Kurdi emphasized on the need to work with the e-book in all the faculties of the theoretical complex starting from the second semester. He also called to spread the experiment of the faculty of commerce in the development of the digital university book. Prof. Dr. Osama El Toukhi the Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Commerce presented the experiment which allows the student to browse the scientific materials via the web site. Dr. Osama said that there are studios under preparation to record the scientific books of the Faculty of Commerce and the preparation of interactive questions for students and training courses on the website.

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Alexandria University Council headed by Dr. Essam El-Kurdi agreed to launch of the scientific blog of university faculties and institutes to store researches and studies, either published in scientific conferences or to promote the faculty members.

The Council agreed to update the list of ISI web knowledge with the new issue (SCIE AWD SSCI ISI 2016). The new issue contains 11487 magazines distributed on 234 allocated to start on the first of January 2018.

Under the approach of strengthen relations and cooperation between Alexandria University, the university president Dr. Essam El Kurdi received a delegation from New Course Association for education and cultural services in China headed by Dr. Wang Mieng Ki. The two sides discussed ways of cooperation and signed a scientific protocol to enroll Chinese students in Arabic Education Center in the Faculty of Arts in addition to exchange professors, students and researches.

Dr. Essam El Kurdi emphasized on receiving Chinese students to study in Arabic Education Center in the Faculty of Arts starting from the second semester of the current academic year.

The Director of Arabic Education Center Dr. Lana Habib stated that the center received 150 Chinese students since 2011 who are studying Arabic language, English and translation in addition to other programs according to their specialization.


The Council of Community Service and Environment Development in its session headed by the President of the University Dr. Essam El-Kurdy in 19th of November 2017 was informed that 181 faculty members and staff had completed the training package of leadership qualification for academic and administrative position. The training package included programs on leadership, strategic thinking, skills development, decision making, university regulations and problem solving.

The Council also agreed to activate the cooperation protocol between the university and the department of civil protection to conduct 8 training courses for free to increase the awareness of fire fighting and prevention.


The Medical Council of Alexandria University during its session on Sunday 19 November 2017 headed by AU President Dr. Essam El-Kurdi discussed the suggestions of the members to facilitate accelerate the procedures of the medical care system for faculty members, students and employees. The Council decided to for a committee to study the submitted suggestions.

The Council recommended to establish more research medical centers and discussed to use the building of Occupational Health in Mustafa Kamel district for this purpose.

The Council also agreed to activate the program of medical information systems and to be studied in nursing institutions in order to enhance the graduates level and skills.

The Council set a plan for the development of the hospital of Medical Research Institute.

After the meeting, the President of Alexandria University inaugurated the headquarter of the Medical Council in the building of conferences center in the Faculty of Medicine.