Princess Sumaya University for Technology Signs High-Tech Memorandum of Understanding with Germany’s Darmstadt University of Technology
Inline with the efforts to intensify mutual academic and scientific cooperation with its international counterparts, Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) signed last week in Amman a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Germany’s Darmstadt University of Technology (TU Darmstadt).
The MOU is a major step that lays down a renewable five-year-term of extensive scientific and cultural partnership and cooperation between the two universities.
Professor Hisham Ghassib, president of PSUT, signed the MOU with President of Darmstadt University of Technology, Professor Dr.-Ing. Johann-Dietrich Wörner. PSUT’s King Hussein School for Information Technology and TU Darmstadt’s Section of Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computations will conduct the implementation of MOU reciprocally.
According to the memorandum, the two universities will initiate cooperative activities in areas of mutual interest for the purposes of exchanging faculty, scholars, and students meant for lecturing advanced studies and research. It also paves way for bilateral coordination in terms of theses, teaching materials, joint symposia, workshops and conferences. The MOU instigates the exchange of visits by members of the faculties of the two institutions, and the exchange of know-how and R&D projects towards conferment.
Professor Ghassib welcomed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with TU Darmstadt, stating, “Princess Sumaya University of Technology highly appreciates the cutting-edge approach by Darmstadt University of Technology in terms of extending mutual scientific, technical, and cultural cooperation. This will positively enhance the joint research and development to promote the bilateral academic teamwork in the future.”
Professor Ghassib added, “By realizing this Memorandum of Understanding with Darmstadt University, Princess Sumaya University for Technology attains the international esteem as Jordan’s high-tech educational institution. It is also an authentication on PSUT’s approach to pave the way further for the scientific, cultural, and academic cooperation with the concerned universities around the world.”
On his part, Professor Wörner hailed the MOU’s signing with Princess Sumaya University, and indicated that the memorandum opens the door for TU Darmstadt “to accomplish extra bilateral scientific and cultural cooperation with PSUT in the future, and to recommend an extensive realization of the advanced scientific, cultural and academic growth in Jordan.”
Overall, the MOU stipulates that both universities will do their best to secure national and international financial grants for the envisaged bilateral activities.
About Princess Sumaya University for Technology: Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), established in 1991, is a specialized, nongovernmental, nonprofit, Jordanian university, owned by the leading applied research centre in Jordan, the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). PSUT’s area of specialization is IT, Communications and Electronics. As a nonprofit institution, PSUT embraces both the public and private sectors, but while akin to public universities in its mission, it is more aligned to the private sector in drive and spirit. From the day of its inauguration, PSUT has committed itself equally to both local development and modernization plans and to global development.
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