The President of Alexandria University Dr. Essam El-Kurdy received Germany ambassador in Cairo, Julius George Loi to discuss development of cooperation means between AU and the German universities, support scientific and academic exchange and to increase scholarship and missions in Germany.

Dr. Kurdi emphasized AU concern to contact with German universities to make use of German expertise in technical and professional education within the frame of university intention to establish technological faculties in engineering and medical fields in Burg El Arab. He indicated that Alexandria combines more than 40% of the industrial projects in Egypt and added that AU provides scientific and technical advices to different industrial bodies under the frame the role of community service. Also, Alexandria University has established Career Development Center to help graduates and students and qualifying them for the labor market through training and workshops.

The ambassador underlined the desire of his country to cooperate with Egypt and exchange experiences in education field to meet labor market requirements. Mr. Julius invited the leaders of Alexandria University to attend the activities organized by the embassy to announce for scholarships and scientific projects provided by the German government for students from Egyptian universities.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Hisham Gaber the university vice president for Education and Students Affairs, Rawya Teama the Scientific Advisor in the German embassy and Mr. Roman Lukeshter, the President of German Scientific Exchange DAAD and members of German embassy.