AU President Dr. Essam El-Kurdi received the delegation of Alabama University - USA. The delegation consisted of professors in medicine and engineering who represented the latest results of scientific researches in early detection of colon cancer.

Dr. Mona Foad, the Professor at Faculty of Medicine in Alabama stated that the infection rate in Egypt is higher than the world average in the age under 40. She said that the protection is effective using inexpensive analysis through the current mutual researches between Alexandria University and Alabama University.

Dr. Foad Helmy Foad, the Professor of Civil Engineering in Alabama stated that AU will organize a workshop in collaboration with the National scientific Foundation in USA. The workshop will discuss the Science of Smart Cities and how to be applied in Egypt. The workshop will be held in the Four Season Hotel from 8 to 11 May 2017.

A meeting was held under to discuss cooperation between Arab Contractors Company and the Engineering Center of Alexandria University that will be established in Africa. The Center will be established in collaboration with Gamal Abdel-Naser University in Guinea.

Dr. Abdel Aziz Qonswa the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Eng. Ibrahim Mabrouk stated their appreciation for this cooperation that support state orientation towards neighbor countries in Africa.

The meeting came within the visit of Alexandria University delegation to Gamal Abdel-Naser University in Guinea Conakry.The delegation was headed by Dr. Hesham Gaber, AU vice-president for Education and Students Affairs. The delegation included Dr. Ibrahim Rehab the university Advisor for African affairs, Dr. Ahmed Othman the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Abdel Aziz Qonswa the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

The visit coincided with the International Conference of New and Renewable Energy held under auspices of Mr. President Alpha Condé, President of Guinea Conakry and with participation of Eng. Ibrahim Mehleb, the assistant of Egyptian President and the accompanied delegation headed by Eng. Ibrahim Mabrouk, Head of Tech & Tendering for Africa Projects in Arab Contractors Company.

Alexandria University delegation to Guinea Conakry headed by Dr. Hesham Gaber, AU vice-president for Education and Students Affairs held a meeting with Mr. Ibrahim Fofana; the Guinean Minister of Investment. The meeting was attended by Dr. Ibrahim Rehab the university Advisor for African affairs, Dr. Ahmed Othman the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Abdel Aziz Qonswa the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. The ambassadors of the two countries also attended the meeting where they reviewed the framework of cooperation in engineering and infrastructure projects. AU has a good reputation through its EngineeringCenter as a consulting firm in accordance with state orientation towards the African countries.

It was agreed with GamalAbdel-NaserUniversity in Guinea to establish a branch of AU Engineering Center in Conakry. The two sides also discussed cooperation opportunities in the medical field by organizing medical convoys in Guinea to examine and conduct surgical operation for patients in addition to providing training for Guinean physicians.

The Guinean Minister of Investment emphasized the cooperation between his country and Egypt in agriculture. He asked AU delegation to set a complete vision for cooperation in this field as a priority for Guinea government.

The both ambassadors stated their interest to cooperation between their countries in education, health, scientific research and training that shall serve the infrastructure like clean water and electricity projects.

Dr. Hesham Gaber, AU vice-president for Education and Students Affairs has met the President of Gamal Abdel-Naser University in Guinea in presence of the Guinean ambassador in Cairo Sorbia Kamarah. The meeting came within the visit AlexandriaUniversity delegation to the Guinean university.

The meeting agenda covered the Guinean side requirements in fields of education, training, scientific research, students exchange and information technology.

The sides discussed the cooperation between Medicine faculties to qualify teaching staff through training courses to be held via webinars using the project of Pan-Africa satellites. Also a discussion took place on accepting students in the French program in AU Faculty of Medicine and providing training and study grants for graduate level in clinical specializations.

In the engineering field, AU delegation consisted of Dr. Ibrahim Rehab the university Advisor for African affairs, Dr. Ahmed Othman the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Abdel Aziz Qonswa the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering reviewed cooperation chances between faculties of Engineering in both universities in various specializations. They also presented the vision of developing curriculum of Master's degree in the Guinean university in Medical Engineering, Communication, Energy and Automatic control fields.

Both sides discussed the request of the Guinean university to provide Master's and PhD grants in AlexandriaUniversity and cooperation in graduation projects. 

Within the role of Alexandria University in building strategic partnership with African universities, a delegation from AU is visiting Gamal Abdel-Naser University in Guinea Conakry. The delegation is headed by Dr. Hesham Gaber, AU vice-president for Education and Students Affairs. The delegation included Dr. Ibrahim Rehab the university Advisor for African affairs, Dr. Ahmed Othman the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Abdel Aziz Qonswa the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

The delegation was received by the Rector and deans of the Guinean universities in addition to the Guinean ambassador in Cairo.

The meeting discussed the available opportunities of cooperation between the two sides and the activation of the signed agreement in education and scientific research. The two sides agreed to give the priority to the fields of energy, water, health and environmental issues.

It is worth to mention that AU has two branches in South Sudan and Chad and has strong cooperation with many African countries like Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and others. The university also provides 35 grants in graduate studies every year for students from Nile basin countries.