EuroMed College of Fez and Shenkar Faculty of Engineering and Design seal their partnership

Monday, May 30, 2022 at 5:46 PM

The Fez – Memorandum of Understanding was signed on Monday in Fez between the EuroMed University of Fez and the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Ramat Gan, Israel, aimed at developing partnerships in education, training and research.

The agreement, initiated by EuroMed University of Fez President Mostapha Bousmina and Shenkar College of Engineering and Design President Sheizaf Rafaeli, aims to strengthen university cooperation, help build a bridge between cultures and promote intercultural exchanges. members and students from both institutions.

The aim of this partnership agreement is to lay the foundations for strong and lasting bilateral cooperation between the two universities in the field of training and research and innovation through the development of courses and joint research programs on topics of common interest, including digital transformation, artificial intelligence, innovative agriculture and energy, and the arts. and design.

The envisaged cooperation between the two academic institutions includes the joint development of online and regular courses, joint research, the creation of student exchange programs and the exchange of faculty members.

In a statement to M24, the MAP’s continuous news channel, Mr Sheizaf Rafaeli highlighted the scientific work done by EuroMed University of Fez, pointing to a number of common ground between the two universities, whose roots have similar history, geography, opportunities and challenges. .

“There are also some similarities in terms of the future, a future that takes into account scarcity, sustainability and intelligent use of information, artificial intelligence and engineering,” President Shenkar continued. College said both universities focused on knowledge translation.

It is, he added, a pedagogical, scientific and research challenge, noting that “all these challenges are a common ground and an opportunity for cooperation.”

Samuel Kenig, vice president of Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, expressed the joy and honor of being “here today, especially in Fez, the city where the oldest university in the world was founded, namely Al Quaraouiyine University.” “It’s a dream come true and I hope we can develop programs and studies that will benefit both countries,” he added.

Mustapha Bousmina, President of EuroMed University of Fez, emphasized that the agreement was part of a memorandum of understanding signed last Thursday in Rabat between Morocco and Israel, aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation on innovation, scientific research and technology, stressing that for a promising partnership in various disciplines.

A total of 2,400 students from the MENA region, Europe and sub-Saharan Africa continue their studies for 2021-2022 at EuroMed University of Fez.

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