Dr. Essam Elkordi, the President of Alexandria University received the Ambassador of Guinea in Cairo Mr. Sorbia Kamara to sign cooperation agreement between Alexandria University and Gamal Abdel Nasr University in Guinea in frame of the previous agreement.Dr. Essam Elkordi, the President of Alexandria University received the Ambassador of Guinea in Cairo Mr. Sorbia Kamara to sign cooperation agreement between Alexandria University and Gamal Abdel Nasr University in Guinea in frame of the previous agreement.Dr. Elkordi emphasized the university care to strengthen collaboration with African universities through receiving the African students for study, training or technical support.      The Rector pointed that it was agreed with Gamal Abdel Nasr University to send professors of Alexandria University to provide Guinea projects with their needs and engineering consultations. He added that Alexnadria University will establish center to develop teaching staff skills in Gamal Abdel Nasr University.    The Ambassador said that he will support the agreement between the two universities indicating that 2019 is a great chance to achieve new start as Egypt has received the presidency of the African Union.The meeting was attended by Dr. Hisham Gaber, Alexandria University Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, Dr. Hassan Nadeer, Former President of Alexandria University, Dr. Ibrahim Rehab, the Rector Advisor for African Affairs and Dr. Gihan Goifl, the Assistant of Vice President for international cooperation.

 

Dr. Essam Elkordi, the President of Alexandria University in the recent meeting of University Council declared that Alexandria University will participate in the International Forum of Education and scientific research that will be held in the period from 4 to 6 April 2019. Dr. ElKordi added that the forum activities will include presenting excellence centers in all universities at local and international level.

 

Dr. Essam El Kordi, the President of Alexandria University said that Alexandria University has achieved great boost in 7 scientific disciplines according to Shanghai Ranking results for scientific and literary disciplines at global level in 2018. He said that this is the first time the university to be included in the Veterinary sciences and Dentistry Medicine, coming inside the range 201-300 in the world.

 

The President of Alexandria University Dr. Essam El Kurdi has recently received the French Consul Ganina Erierara. The meeting was attended by the University deputies where the two parties discussed ways of cooperation in scientific, cultural and environmental fields.

Dr. Kurdi presented the French programs being studied in Alexandria University and the university branches in many African countries. He also highlighted the plan of opening new branches to provide international programs and joint degrees. He also stated that a new faculty will be established for modern technological sciences in artificial intelligence and robots to produce a student that can meet the labor market requirements.

The French Consul underlined the interest of her country on education and health issues. She also stated that France has announced the year of 2020 as Africa Year as many grants will be provided for the development of African countries.

 

Dr. Essam Elkordi, the President of Alexandria University stated that the Arabian youth must develop their skills to cope with the fourth industrial revolution and knowledge forward steps in addition to rapid technological developments. This came during an interview with reporter Mirvat Abdel Hameed from Emirates Al Bayan Newspaper within Dr. Elkordi participation in “Knowledge Summit 2018" held from 5th to 6th of December in Dubai. The summit was opened by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Crown Prince and the President of the Executive Board.

Dr. Elkordi through his speech pointed out that the Egyptian government seeks to be involved in this revolution by conversion into digital society that should enhance the administrative reforming and develop the governmental services. He praised Emirates experiment which presented unique forward-looking vision.

University President Dr. Kordi stressed that the educational institutions must develop its tools to cope with the technological revolution which will result in disappearance of 70% of current jobs and replacing by the robots like in medicine field. Dr. El Kordi said that the students should be enforced by creative skills and tools via internet.

Dr. El Kordi added that UAE government has passed a long way towards smart education and jumped from the twenty fifth to nineteenth place over the world, therefore UAE is proud and all Arabs also. He said that the of initiative Shiekh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation qualifies youth to create programs and smart applications so that youth will be able to meet careers requirements in the future. El Kordi appreciated that the initiative objective to literacy 30 million of Arab people because the illiteracy has negative effects on community nature, culture and level