You are here

BAU President meets with US Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer over academic cooperation

By JT - Oct 18,2022 - Last updated at Oct 18,2022

AMMAN — President of Al-Balqa Applied University (BAU) Ahmed Fakhri Al-Ajlouni, and the US Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer McKenzie Louw held a meeting to discuss ways to expand collaboration between BAU and American universities.  

During the meeting was attended by the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Zakaria Al-Qudah, Dean of Scientific Research and Innovation Saeid Abu-Romman, Director of the Language Centre Naji Qubeilat, and Director of the International Projects Department Khetam Shraideh, according to a BAU statement.

The meeting tackled BAU’s "strong relations" with a number of top-tier American universities, with which scholars from the Faculty of Medicine have been sent to.  

Al-Ajlouni highlighted that the university is interested in increasing cultural and academic cooperation and exchange between the two sides by sending students to study for a semester or two at American universities in a variety of disciplines, as well as exchanging faculty members, read the statement.

Al-Ajlouni briefed the US Embassy Public Cultural Officer about BAU’s World ranking.

In turn, Louw highlighted that the visit aims to explore opportunities for collaboration between BAU and American Universities.


34 users have voted.


Get top stories and blog posts emailed to you each day.