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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.

Eng. Mohammed Abdul Thahi,r Governor of Alexandria, expressed his confidence in Egyptian youth capabilities explaining that the Egyptian youth when finding an opportunity achieve the best results. He also pointed out that Japan asked for the allocation of 100 plots for the establishment of Egyptian Japanese schools across Egypt. This is after the Egyptian-Japanese University of Borg El Arab experience achieved great success beyond the expectations of the Japanese side to classify five of the young Egyptian researchers as the five best researches in the world for the last year.

This came during his meeting, on the evening of Wednesday, February 10th , 2016, with the students of Alexandria University, members of the camp of the University Club, which was held in Al Ataa Club in Al Max. He praised the University efforts in cooperation with the Governorate to plan for future projects in the City where he confirmed that Alexandria will see during the next phase the establishment of tourist resorts to practice rowing, wind surfing and water skiing sports on Al Nozha Lake. In addition, an entertaining cultural area will be established at Alexandria desert entrance behind Carrefour. That is for  Alexandria and its visitors to enjoy the diversity in entertaining areas, which adds a new tourist dimension of the city. He called everyone to consolidate efforts for Alexandria to return  to its normal position as a cosmopolitan city. He also responded to a request of a student to name the school in which her martyr brother, who flooded his soul on the land of Sinai, was educated, in his name.

Prof. Dr. Rushdi Zahran, Alexandria University President, stressed that all the University capacities and expertise are in service of the Governorate and its development projects in order to return to its natural position at the local, regional and international levels as a cosmopolitan city. Dr. Zahran  expressed his confidence in the continuation of cooperation between the University and the Governorate to bring about development which represents a real addition to the community of Alexandria. He also explained that the Governor of Alexandria has a special interest in the University and that it was the first place to visit him for his conviction of the importance of coordination with it in planning for the future of Alexandria which shows his faith in the role of the University and its students.


The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdul Karim Abatha, the University Vice-President for Matrouh branch, Prof. Dr. Hisham Jaber, Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, the deans, deputies and staff members of the faculties of the University. The meeting was held by Prof. Dr. Alaa Ramadan, Deputy of Faculty of Science and the leader of the camp.


Dr. Rushdy Zahran, President of Alexandria University declared that the total number of faculties and institutes of Alexandria University, which was accredited by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education became 11 faculty and institute.

This came after the meeting held in the Faculty of Engineering with Prof. Dr. Johansen Eid, the Manager of NAQAAE on the occasion of opening of a branch of the authority in AU. During the meeting, it was announced that the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine obtained the accreditation.

The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Essam El-Kurdi the University Vice President for Community Service and Environment Development, Prof. Dr. Abdel Aziz Konswa; Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Dr. Ashraf Nazem; Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Prof. Dr. Kamal Metwalli, Director of Quality Assurance Center of AU and a group of teaching staff members.

 Prof. Dr. Rushdi Zahran, President of Alexandria University declared that the university is working on the professionalization of students and graduates with skills required for the labor market by enhancing communication and presentations skills, interviews, languages and computer through the implementation of 9 training programs in the Career Development Center to prepare students and young graduates for labor market in addition to the entrepreneurship program in the university. Dr. Zahran underlined the significant improvement of education quality in the university as 8 faculties had obtained the accreditation by the National Authority for Quality ensure and Accreditation, in addition to continuous upgrading in Alexandria University place within international classifications to be among the best 20 university of Africa,15 Arab University and 6 Egyptian universities.

This came during the meeting held by the University President with the students of Alexandria University Club on Sunday evening, 7th of February 2016 in El Max. The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Mohammed Abdel Karim Abaza, Rector Deputy for Matrouh branch affairs, deans and faculties deputies.


Alexandria University gained progress in four academic disciplines within the best universities in the QS World University Ranking that included 46 disciplines. Dr. Hisham Gaber, vice-president of the university, said that AU had achieved excellence in pharmacology, agriculture and forestry, medicine and chemistry, as well as achieving a distinction in the areas of engineering and technology, social sciences and management.

This came during the meeting of Graduate Studies and Research Board, where Dr. Gaber stated that the university seeks to achieve excellence and competitiveness through the development of its regulations, curricula and teaching methods in both undergraduate and graduate stages. He also emphasized encouraging the establishment of joint scientific programs with international universities that isimportant toimprove the world ranking of the university and attract immigrant students to study inAlexandria. He also indicated that AU would organize some workshops for three days starting from first of April in order to discuss proposals and perceptions of the faculties and institutes on the development of the educational and research process, and the developed strategic plans in this regard.

 Dr. Gaber highlightedAU interest to the African dimension to support the pioneering role of Egypt's in the African continent. He indicated that the Alexandria University would implement several activities in Guinea during May within the framework of cooperation with Gamal Abdel Nasser University in Conakry. The activities would include medical convoys to provide diagnostic and treatment services and performing surgical operations, as well as training of Guineans doctors. In addition,a branch of AU Engineering Centerwill be opened in Guinea to provide consultants and engineering studies neededin the African countries and to contribute to the design and implementation of constructions and various projects.  That comes in conjunction with the celebration held in Conakry for unveiling a memorial statue of President Gamal Abdel Nasser at the university entrance.