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Al-Quds University Faculty gains membership in Mediterranean Network of Engineering Schools

May 21, 2018 2:22 P.M. (Updated: May 21, 2018 2:22 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) --  In a streak of academic achievements for Al-Quds University, its Faculty of Engineering secured membership in the R seau M diterran en des Ecoles d'Ing nieurs, the Mediterranean Network of Engineering Schools, following a unanimous vote during the conference of the public body held in Morocco.

Since its establishment in 1997, the R seau M diterran en des Ecoles d'Ing nieurs has housed dozens of faculties of engineering from countries overlooking the Mediterranean. With Al-Quds University’s newly accepted membership, Palestine now joins Algeria, Crete, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey.

Al-Quds University’s Dean of Faculty of Engineering Dr. Abedalaziz Qantar expressed his appreciation to Professor Abu Kishek and to the president of eCampus University Professor Enzo Siviero for their continuous support without which membership in the R seau M diterran en des Ecoles d'Ing nieurs would not have been possible. Representing the university at the Morocco conference, Dr. Qantar gave a brief on Al-Quds University’s Faculty of Engineering.

Al-Quds University provides an opportunity in studying and gaining knowledge in the world of engineering. As a valued member of R seau M diterran en des Ecoles d'Ing nieurs, Al-Quds University’s Faculty of Engineering will be able to increase bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the areas of scientific research, student and faculty exchanges, and training.

“We are constantly studying ways to apply the academic advances emerging from Al-Quds University to the benefit of our society,” said Professor Abu Kishek. “This membership opens doors for Al-Quds University to participate in international competitions and sustainable development projects,” he added.

Al-Quds University’s Faculty of Engineering is divided into four departments - Department of Computer Engineering, Department of Electronic and Communication Engineering, Department of Materials Engineering and Department of Architectural Engineering. 

Al-Quds University is a research university based in Jerusalem, Palestine. Established in the late 70’s, Al-Quds remains the only Arab university in the city of Jerusalem. It currently offers 105 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, taught through its fifteen degree-granting faculties and institutes. The university was the first in Palestine to establish unique schools and programs -- medicine, dentistry and the program of Dual studies among them. Al-Quds University is also distinguished for its wide array of international relations that are utilized to provide students and researchers with knowledge from all over the world.

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