UJ president, Spain’s ambassador discuss cooperation

(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN  — President of the University of Jordan (UJ) Nathir Obeidat on Tuesday met with Spanish Ambassador to Jordan Aranzazu Banon Davalos, for a discussion on ways to improve academic and cultural cooperation.اضافة اعلان

In the meeting, the two sides reviewed ties and the possibility for developing and strengthening promising opportunities in various fields.

Obeidat lauded the cooperation between UJ and Spain’s embassy, underlining his support for continued communication and coordination between the two parties regarding the Spanish language program at the university’s School of Foreign Languages, and joint projects and programs with its Center for Strategic Studies.

For her part, Davalos called for continuing and expanding cooperation with the university, commending local and regional reputation, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

Davalos said that she looks forward to cooperation that would include offering more opportunities for Spanish language graduates and higher specialization in medicine.

UJ Vice President for International Relations Zaid Eyadat underscored the importance of student exchange programs and the exchange of researchers and faculty members for UJ and an increase in the number of Spanish students at the university.

Director of the university’s international affairs unit, Hadeel Yaseen, said the university has signed cooperation agreements with 11 Spanish universities for student and faculty exchange programs this year.

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