Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, received the delegation of the Libyan Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, headed by Dr. Abu Bakr Mohamed Issa, representative of the Libyan Minister of Higher Education, and Dr. Ezz El-Din Abdel Karim, Zakri, member of the commission delegated by the Libyan Ministry of Higher Education, in the presence of Dr. Dr. Ashraf Al-Ghandour, Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research Affairs, Dr. Wael Nabil, Acting Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, and Dr. Hala Makled, Executive Director of the University’s Expatriate Affairs Department.
The meeting dealt with aspects of joint cooperation between Alexandria University and the Libyan Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and how to support Libyan students studying at the university in different stages. Libya is a strategic depth for Egypt, and pointed out that the university has many distinguished colleges and programs that include all modern scientific disciplines in various fields, and it has joint scientific degrees with major international universities to graduate a student with global competitiveness through which he can work in all local, regional and international labor markets, stressing The university strives to develop all services provided to international students at the university.
The meeting dealt with ways to facilitate all residency procedures for Libyan students. In this context, Dr. Konsowa confirmed that the “Study in Egypt” platform had been activated, stressing that through this platform, the problems of obtaining residency for foreign students were overcome in a short time, and the meeting also dealt with ways to facilitate Procedures for foreign students to enter the Egyptian Knowledge Bank and the Digital Library, by obtaining the foreign student's official university mail, and replacing the national number card with a passport photo as an alternative to the national number.
Dr. Abu Bakr Muhammad Issa also confirmed the intention of the Libyan Ministry of Higher Education, to send a large number of Libyan students, approximately 1,500 students to study at the postgraduate level at the University of Alexandria, instead of studying in Turkish and Malaysian universities, pointing out that Alexandria University is one of the largest universities in the Middle East and owns Study programs are distinct from other universities, stressing that the coming period will witness strengthening cooperation between Alexandria University and the Libyan Ministry of Higher Education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.