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“The International Conference of Higher Education Development: Global Variables and International Standards”

“The International Conference of Higher Education Development: Global Variables and International Standards”                                            
 
 

Due to the passage of nearly fifteen years of the implementation of the development and quality projects and academic accreditation in the Arab region, it was necessary to study the impact of these projects on the educational and research process and ways of developing and activating them in the light of future variables and challenges. Therefore, the International Conference of Higher Education Development will be held in the light of International variables and standards from 22 to 23 January 2019, organized by Benha University to provide an opportunity to exchange new ideas and experiences among participants at the local, regional and international levels. To register http://hed.bu.edu.eg/registration.php

 

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A keynote lecture by Professor Steve Chadwick, Director of Strategic Planning, University of Bristol, UK, at The International Conference of Higher Education Development, Benha University

A keynote lecture by Professor Steve Chadwick, Director of Strategic Planning, University of Bristol, UK, at The International Conference of Higher Education Development, Benha University                                                        

The International Conference of Higher Education Development in the light of Global Variations and Standards will be organized by Benha University from 22 to 23 January 2019 under the patronage of HE Dr. Khalid Abdul Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Prof. Steve Chadwick, Director of Strategic Planning, Bristol University, UK, who will deliver a keynote lecture during the conference has more than 27 years of experience in the higher education sector where he was responsible of: strategic programs and projects: resource allocation: risk management: business intelligence: performance monitoring, and horizon scanning. We will provide you with a selection of international experts participating in the conference To register http://hed.bu.edu.eg/registration.php

 

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Free workshop in Benha University presented by the Central Administration of Missions members on Monday 26th November 2018

 

Free workshop in Benha University  presented by the Central Administration of Missions members on Monday 26th November 2018

A workshop with the members of the faculty of the university to explain the scholarship programs that the central administration of the missions implement or supervise, the conditions required for each scholarship program and the methods of progress, as well as answering the inquiries of the members of the faculty to determine the desire of their sovereignty to benefit from the programs implemented by the administration and overcome any Obstacles if any

Informational session about Erasmus programs

Informational session about Erasmus programs                                                  

 

The Office of International Relations at Benha University organizes the free workshop about grants presented through Erasmus 2019 The workshop also cover all support, promotion and advice activities for students

 

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A delegation of students from Beijing University of Forestry concludes his visit to Benha University

 

Informational Session about Fulbright in BU

International relations office in Benha university organizes an informational session about Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program at Benha University. PROGRAM INFORMATION: The 2019 Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program will bring young faculty members from Egypt to U.S. institutions for faculty development, mentoring, and cultural exchange activities in the fields of Renewable Energy and Engineering, Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), and Public Health from June 30 through September 8, 2019. During this 10-week program, faculty members will be introduced to new teaching and research methods, observe classes, attend seminars, and develop linkages with American faculty through weekly mentoring sessions. On-going community engagement with university-identified host families, volunteers, or others in the broader local community will facilitate the scholars’ participation in outreach activities, including visits to historical sites and attendance at cultural events. While introduction to new research methods in the scholars’ disciplines does constitute one component of the Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program, the program is not intended to provide a venue for individual research projects. The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

 

 

Informational Session about Fulbright in BU

A delegation of students from Beijing University of Forestry concludes his visit to Benha University

The delegation of the Beijing University of Forestry concluded his visit to Benha University, where they visited a number of faculties (Agriculture, Veterinary medicine, Computers& informatics, applied arts, Education, Commerce and faculty of Engineering Benha. The delegation consists of 15 Chinese students from the Beijing University of Forestry, in addition to a supervisor from their international relations office. Prof. Hussein El-Maghraby, Acting President of Benha University, said that the visit of the Chinese delegation comes within the framework of cooperation agreements signed by the two universities. El- Maghraby added that the Chinese University has provided three post-doctoral scholarships for two years to the faculty members of the faculties of Benha University, stressing that we seek to increase cooperation with international universities within the framework of Benha University's policy of openness to the different universities of the world. Prof. Nasser ElGizawy, Supervisor of International Relations, and Prof. Hisham Al-Batsh, Supervisor of the University's Special Units, welcomed the Chinese delegation to the University's administration Wednesday 14th November, where an introductory program about BU was organized for Chinese students during which they reviewed the history of Egyptian civilization and the potential of Benha University Image may contain: 11 people, people smiling, people standing and outdoor

Congratulations to all Benha University

Congratulations to all Benha University                                       

The classification of the British Ranking of THE TIME HIGHER EDUCATION for the scientific disciplines 2019, Benha University occupies for the first time ranking 501-600 globally in the field of physics.

 

  

Informational session about Newton Mushrafa Scholarship

 

Informational session about Newton Mushrafa Scholarship

International Relations Office at Benha University organized an information session with the cooperation of the British Embassy about Newton Mushrafa scholarships on Wednesday 7th November 2018. The Newton Fund is co-financed by the British and Egyptian governments. Its separate activities are managed by several partners including the British Council, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineers of the United Kingdom, the Science and Technology Development Fund and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Missions in Egypt.  

 

 

 

Grants submitted by the International Center for Genetic Engineering

Grants submitted by the International Center for Genetic Engineering                                                    

Within the framework of the cooperation of the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology with the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, the Arturo Falaschi Fellowship Program has been announced for the following grants: • Granting a doctorate to postgraduate students in order to obtain a doctorate degree in life sciences, the deadline for submission is 31 March 2019. • Postdoctoral fellowships for scientists interested in pursuing post-doctoral research in a global environment. The deadline for submission is 31 March 2019 and 30 September 2019. You can register on the following website: http://www.icgeb.org/home.html

Informational Session about Chevening Scolarship

Informational Session about Chevening Scolarship

CHEVENING IN EGYPT Applications for 2019/2020 Chevening Scholarships are open between 6 August and 6 November 2018. at 12:00 GMT. International relations office in Benha university organizes an informational session about CHEVENING Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from your country and beyond to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university. Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving you free to focus on achieving your academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, grow your network, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK. If you have ambition, leadership potential, and a strong academic background, we encourage you to apply to study in the UK, a classroom like no other. Required documents • Prior to starting your application for a Chevening Scholarship please ensure you have the following ready: • Valid passport/national ID card • University transcripts and degree certificates (undergraduate, postgraduate) • Three different UK master's course choices • Names of two referees who know you in a professional or academic capacity

 

nformational session about famelab in Benha University

Informational session about famelab in Benha University

International relations office in Benha university organizes an informational session about famelab in Benha University. If you are an Egyptian, from 18 to 35 years old, studying or working in science, technology, engineering or mathematics and can make a three-minute presentation on a scientific topic in front of a live audience and a panel of judges, you could be one of the winners of our FameLab Competition for science communicators! You will be given a maximum of 3 minutes in which to impress the judges. The competition was originally created by the UK’s Cheltenham Science Festival, based on the highly successful UK FameLab model. The idea of the competition is to take science out of the classroom and make it fun, and to encourage young people with a passion for science and technology to share their enthusiasm and knowledge with the general public in an interesting and entertaining way. Famelab is introduced to Egypt by The British Council and the Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Programme. The FameLab Egypt winner chosen at the final will travel to the UK for the Cheltenham Science Festival. Bank Misr Hall- Administrative Building of Benha University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scival workshop at Benha University

 

Scival workshop at Benha University

Benha University International Relations office announce for 2 Workshops to be delivered in Benha University Wednesday 17/10/2018 One workshop will be delivered to the research strategy decision makers, e.g., deans, vice-deans, heads of the centers, VP of research, office of research, etc. at 11 am to 12:30 pm The other to be delivered to researchers on all levels at 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Scival provide certificates of attendance for those who register on the link below and create accounts on SciVal to start using the tool.https://www.elsevier.com/promo/scival/egypt

 

Good news for international students at Benha University

Good news for international students at Benha University

International Relations office at Benha University announces the approval of Banha University Council for not collecting any expenses for educational services except for tuition fees. This came after the approval of the Supreme Council of Universities on the following: - Not to collect any additional fees other than what was imposed on the international students from comprehensive expenses for all educational services required for the study. - Taking into account the student's inability to pay any extra tuition fees if the date of the discussion is delayed due to reasons related to the college and the university. - No additional fees are charged to international students in the case of scholarships

 

JUNIOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (JFDP)

JUNIOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (JFDP)                                  

rogram Information: The 2019 Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program will bring young faculty members from Egypt to U.S. institutions for faculty development, mentoring, and cultural exchange activities in the fields of Renewable Energy and Engineering, Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), and Public Health from June 30 through September 8, 2019. During this 10-week program, faculty members will be introduced to new teaching and research methods, observe classes, attend seminars, and develop linkages with American faculty through weekly mentoring sessions. On-going community engagement with university-identified host families, volunteers, or others in the broader local community will facilitate the scholars’ participation in outreach activities, including visits to historical sites and attendance at cultural events. While introduction to new research methods in the scholars’ disciplines does constitute one component of the Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program, the program is not intended to provide a venue for individual research projects. The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Objectives: Build higher education capacity in Egypt through faculty development and mentoring for junior faculty members. Foster long-term collaboration and institutional linkages between Egyptian and U.S. academics. Promote mutual understanding between Egyptians and Americans by facilitating the scholars’ engagement with the broader host campus community. Grants are not for the principal purpose of: Attending conferences Completing doctoral dissertations Travel and consultation at multiple institutions, or Clinical medical research involving patient contact (not permissible) Eligible Fields (Applicants from Egypt can only apply in one of the following fields): Renewable Energy and Engineering (Solar, Wind, Hydro-electric, Biofuel, Geothermal): Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering as related specifically to Renewable Energy (does not include Petroleum or Nuclear energy/engineering fields). Public Health: Epidemiology, Nutritional Science, Health Care Administration, Family and Community Health, Occupational Health. TEFL/Linguistics: TEFL, TESOL, Linguistics (does not include literature, American literature, American studies). Eligibility Criteria: Resident and citizen of Egypt. (Must submit a scanned copy of the original valid National ID). U.S. citizens and holders of U.S. green cards/passports are ineligible. Full-time faculty status at an Egyptian university or other institution of higher learning in Egypt (must be a degree granting institution, offering at least a bachelor’s degree). Must be residing in Egypt at the time of application submission and throughout the interview and selection phases leading up to the date of departure. MA/MS degree and at least five years of university-level teaching experience, OR a Ph.D. and no more than five years of university-level teaching experience. MA/MS holders who are currently enrolled in a doctoral program must possess at least three years of university-level teaching experience. Proficiency in English sufficient to effectively carry out grant activities in the United States. Although a TOEFL score is not required, applicants must possess a strong command of the English language. Commitment to classroom teaching and desire to strengthen teaching and leadership skills. Scholar’s academic focus must be in one of the program’s offered academic discipline cohorts. Must be available to travel to the United States and participate for the duration of the program from June 30 – September 8, 2019. Benefits: Administrative stipend. Travel allowance and professional development funds. Furnished, individual apartment-style housing. Travel and accommodations for a re-entry workshop to be hosted in Washington, D.C. Round-trip international travel to the U.S. Accident and sickness health benefit coverage for the duration of the program. Dependents including spouses and children cannot accompany the scholar to the U.S. for this program. All applications and required supporting documents should be submitted via the online system only by December 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Important Application Information: A complete application will require completing the online application form in addition to uploading supplementary documents. To ensure you submit a complete application, please read and follow the application instructions and supplementary guidelines carefully. You are not required to complete the application in one sitting; please make note of your login and password so you can return to the application. Once you submit the application, you are no longer allowed to make any changes to your information. Please review and proofread the entire application before submission.

 

 

 

StudyUSA College Fair / Hosted by AMIDEAST.Egypt and EducationUSA- Egypt

StudyUSA College Fair / Hosted by AMIDEAST.Egypt and EducationUSA- Egypt

StudyUSA College Fair is an educational fair organized by AMIDEAST Egypt. The Fair offers a unique opportunity for Egyptian students interested in studying in the U.S. to meet with approximately 20 American university representatives and gain in-depth information on all aspects of study in the U.S. at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral levels. Cairo: October 12th, 2018 For free registration and details please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/studyusa-college-fair-october-2018-tickets-49848363798 Alexandria: October 13th, 2018 For free registration and details please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/study-usa-college-fair-october-2018-tickets-50036806435

Open Call for CHEVENING Scholarships

 

Open Call for CHEVENING Scholarships

Chevening is the UK government’s global scholarships programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These fully-funded scholarships enable outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue one-year master’s degrees in any subject at any UK university. If you have ambition, leadership potential, and a strong academic background, please read information on this page carefully prior to applying. Applications for 2019/2020 Chevening Scholarships are open between 12:00 BST on 6 August 2018 and 12:00 GMT on 6 November 2018. Applications for some Chevening Fellowships are also now open.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening the application for a new season of "Laboratory of Fame" 2018 | 2019

Opening the application for a new season of "Laboratory of Fame" 2018 | 2019

FameLab is a regional talent competition to find the new faces of science in Egypt. The competition was originally created by the UK’s Cheltenham Science Festival, based on the highly successful UK FameLab model. The idea of the competition is to take science out of the classroom and make it fun, and to encourage young people with a passion for science and technology to share their enthusiasm and knowledge with the general public in an interesting and entertaining way. Famelab is introduced to Egypt by The British Council and the Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Programme. Watch videos of last year’s UK Grand Final Who can apply ? If you are an Egyptian, from 18 to 35 years old, studying or working in science, technology, engineering or mathematics and can make a three-minute presentation on a scientific topic in front of a live audience and a panel of judges, you could be one of the winners of our FameLab Competition for science communicators! How can I apply? Complete and return the attached application form, then turn up at one of the qualifying rounds in Cairo, Alexandria or Assuit and present any scientific topic to our panel of expert judges. Impress them with your knowledge of science, clarity and charisma and you could be selected to compete in the final! What happens at the qualifying round? You will be given a maximum of 3 minutes in which to impress the judges. The panel will be looking for exciting and engaging talks that can be understood by a general public adult audience. Props are allowed but you must be able to carry them on and off stage with you (there is no set-up time or assistance and no table to put them on) Power Point presentations are not permitted. It is recommended that you prepare two presentations (3 minutes each) as you may be asked to go for another round on the same day. What exactly am I expected to do? Inspire and excite public imagination by giving an entertaining and original talk in either English or Arabic that is scientifically accurate in front of a live non-scientific audience. The judges are looking for three qualities: content, clarity and charisma. So make sure your subject matter is well chosen and clearly put across, that your facts are right, and that you let your passion for your subject shine through! What happens at the final? The 10 finalists will be asked to give a new presentation on a contemporary science topic that is different from that presented at the qualifying round. The judges will ask the finalists questions on the topic and give them feedback. Who are the judges? Leading figures from the world of science and media. What are the prizes? The 10 participants chosen to go through to the final will be invited to a free MasterClass weekend in science communication led by experts from the UK and Egypt. The FameLab Egypt winner chosen at the final will travel to the UK for the Cheltenham Science Festival during June 2015, where he/she will compete in FameLab International together with the other winners from 27 countries including the UK You can find out more by submitting the following link: https://www.britishcouncil.org.eg/famelab Deadline for submission: 8 November 2018 Subscribe now!.

 

 Announcement of mission plan For the second year 2018/2019 of the Eighth Five Year Plan 2017-2022

 Announcement of mission plan  For the second year 2018/2019 of the Eighth Five Year Plan 2017-2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Missions (Central Administration of Missions) announces the opening of the second year 2018/2019 plan for the 2018-2022 plan for the eighth five-year plan, to be submitted electronically on the website of the Cultural Affairs and Missions Sector, which is described below www.mohe-casm.edu .eg from 9/10/2018 to 8/11/2018 as follows: The fields available to apply for foreign missions ?? · New and renewable energy. · Desalination of water resources. · Computer Science and Information Technology. · Life science. · Agricultural sciences and nutrition. · commercial Sciences. · Social, human and educational sciences. · Rare and modern engineering and technological sciences. For Conditions and procedures you can contact: http://www.mohe-casm.edu.eg/Announcements/Missions/missions2018-2019.jsp

Banha University is ranked the FIRST among the Egyptian Universities according to "Times Higher Education" (THE)

Banha University is ranked the FIRST among the Egyptian Universities according to "Times Higher Education" (THE)

Prof. Hussein El-Maghraby, President in charge of Banha University(BU), congratulated the whole family of the University on winning the first place at the level of Egyptian universities, according to the new version of the British Times classification for the best universities in the world for 2019. The University of Benha ranked 601 - 800 globally, with 5 other Egyptian universities in this rank. In this classification for 2019. Prof. El-Maghraby said "This is the first time; the university get the first place on the Egyptian universities, and among the top 1000 universities in the world" The British Times classification is based on 5 criteria that include 13 indicators: scientific citations, university research influence, number and reputation of research and income, education environment, and Thomson Reuters survey results for the research and education reputation of universities with the participation of 20,000 researchers and scientists. The president added BU has got the following ranking: - Ranked the FIRST among the Egyptian Universities. - Ranked 601-800 among the world Universities. Time Higher Education (THE) - Ranked No (6) among the Egyptian Universities - Ranked No (18) among the Arab Universities. - Ranked No (25) among the Egyptian Universities. Webometrics - Ranked No (11) among the Egyptian Universities - Ranked No (81) among the Arab Universities. QS - Ranked No (625) among the world Universities. Scimago

DKA Upcoming Modules at DAAD in October 2018

DKA Upcoming Modules at DAAD in October 2018

The DAAD Kairo Akademie is kindly encouraging you to apply for the upcoming Modules “Research Processes: Overview and Principles” By Ms. Andrea Jud On Sunday, 14th October 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm* ------------------------ “Fundraising Skills and Best Practices” By Eng. Alaa Shahin On Wednesday, 17th October 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm ------------------------ “University Exams and Digital Question Banks” By Dr. Rasha Sharaf On Thursday, 18th October 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm ------------------------ “Debating and discussing: How to formulate and structure arguments” By Mr. Christian Achrainer On Sunday, 28th October 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm ------------------------ at the premises of the DAAD Office, 11, Sh. El Saleh Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo To apply for one of the modules please create your user account on the DKA website http://dka.daadcairo.org/ and then apply for the module on the following links: http://dka.daadcairo.org/upcoming-modules Target group of the DKA modules are academics, scientists and researchers affiliated to universities and research institutes in Egypt

 

"Statistical Analysis Using Stata I” Module at DAAD

"Statistical Analysis Using Stata I” Module at DAAD            

The DAAD Kairo Akademie is highly encouraging you to apply for the upcoming 2-days Special Module: „Statistical Analysis Using Stata I” by Mr. Stefan Kruse on 7 and 8 November 2018, from 9 am to 4:30 pm the exact venue will be communicated soon Target group of the module are PhD candidates and PhD holders affiliated to Egyptian universities and research institutes seeking an in-depth introduction to the powerful statistical software package named Stata. To apply please create your user account on the DKA website http://dka.daadcairo.org/ and then apply for the module on the following link http://dka.daadcairo.org/upcoming-modules As places are limited, we kindly ask you to register latest by 23 September 2018!

 

 

Prof. Hussien Al Maghraby charge d' affairs President of Benha University

Prof. Hussien Al Maghraby charge d

From the 1st September 2018, Benha University (BU) has a new president- Prof. Hussien Mahmoud Mohamed Almaghraby. The new president was the head of the surgery department at the college and then vice president of the university for education and students. Prof. Almaghraby said that I started as a lecturer in the faculty, which is one of the largest veterinary colleges in Egypt, the Arab world and Africa, and occupies a prestigious position at the scientific and research level. He added that we seek to maintain the status achieved by the University of Banha in various scientific and research fields and develop the role played by the university in its communication with the universities of the developed world, allowing us to develop the educational process and advanced academic programs

 

DAAD- Research Grants – Short-Term Grants

DAAD- Research Grants – Short-Term Grants

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is pleased to announce the Research Grants– Short-Term Programmes in Germany for the academic year 2019/2020. The Program is provided to excellently-qualified doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists who have completed a Master's degree or Diplom, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor's degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research, or those who have already completed a PhD (postdocs). The target groups are Egyptian freelancers, applicants from Egyptian ministries, Egyptian university staff member of the private universities and private research institutions, university staff members of Egyptian public universities, who are not following the mission’s department plan. (For details about the missions’ plan please refer to the following website of Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for the missions’ plan: http://www.mohe-casm.edu.eg) Kindly note, that the deadline for application is 31st August 2018. The application should be submitted online through the DAAD portal.

 

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Joint ASRT-BA Research Grants Program

Joint ASRT-BA Research Grants Program                       

The Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) are pleased to announce the launching of the Joint ASRT-BA Research Grants Program for Young Researchers. About the Grant The Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) are pleased to announce the launching of the Joint ASRT-BA Research Grants Program for Young Researchers. The joint program is funded by the ASRT and it is managed and adminstrated by the Center for Special Studies and Programs (CSSP), one of the BA academic research centers. Researchers should be conducting an innovative applied research in one of the following areas: • Food & Agricultural Sciences • Medical Sciences • Environment • Engineering Sciences and Technologies Objective: Universities and research institutions in Egypt, Arab Region and Africa need to be able to implement into practice the latest science discoveries and technological ideas for the benefit of the community. The Joint ASRT-BA Research Grants Program for Young Researchers seeks out the generation of creative and innovative research. The Joint ASRT-BA Research Grants Program for Young Researchers offers research grants to 50 young researches (40 Egyptians and 10 Africans), over two rounds (25 young research per round). The grant maximum duration is limited to 2 years. The maximum amount of money provided per researcher is EGP 250,000 (including 5 % administration fees-will be deducted-). Two workshops for young researchers are to be organized (once annually) to build researchers capacities. Eligibility Criteria: 1. The research should be an innovation for application beneficiary to the society in the applied area of study. 2. Candidate must not exceed 45 years by the application year. 3. Candidates must have completed their PhD. 4. Candidate must be an African Nationality. 5. The candidate must be currently working at a public/private academic (or) research institution in Africa and the research must be conducted in Egypt. 6. Candidates must have an English language proficiency of at least 5 in IELTS (or) 500 in paper-based TOEFL, (or) 60 in International-based TOEFL. 7. Egyptian candidates must be currently engaged (or) can arrange to work on a joint research project with foreign counterpart(s) at a university (or) a research center abroad. 8. African candidates must have an Egyptian professor supervising their research (or) Egyptian counterpart. First round online application call is now open. Deadline: 2 September 2018

Erasmus+ offers 21st Century skills through Virtual Exchange

Erasmus+ offers 21st Century skills through Virtual Exchange                   

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is part of the Erasmus+ programme, providing an accessible, ground-breaking way for young people to engage in intercultural learning. Working with Youth Organisations and Universities, the programme is open to any young person aged 18-30 residing in Europe and the Southern Mediterranean. Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange offers a safe online community to participate in facilitated discussions, increasing intercultural awareness and building 21st Century skills through Virtual Exchange. The programme encourages and promotes intercultural dialogue, employ-ability, and citizenship, strengthening the youth dimension of the EU neighborhood policy. Modules of the Program: Online Facilitated Dialogue Advocacy Training Training to Develop Virtual Exchange Projects Interactive Open Online Courses For further details please visit : https://europa.eu/youth/erasmusvirtual

 

 

 Activation of the Amhotep 2018-2019 project between the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University and the Institut Ennis, France

Activation of the Amhotep 2018-2019 project between the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University and the Institut Ennis, France

In the light of Benha University strategy to activate the policy of international openness and within the framework of the international cooperation project between the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University and the Institute of Anisis, France, co-funded by the Academy of Scientific Research and Cambes France. A workshop was held at the French Institute where a brief overview of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and its research and laboratory capabilities was presented through a lecture by the Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Mohamed Mohamed Ghanem, in addition to another lecture delivered by the main research of the project. Which reviewed the work team and the work plan of the project and what has been achieved from the Egyptian side. Dr. Karim Boumedienne, the project's main researcher and representative of the French side, gave a lecture explaining the achievements of the project plan and the presentation of the future plan which begins with holding a workshop in October 2018 in Egypt. The workshop was attended by Dr. Richard Terry, Director of the Institute and Dr. Oded Rous, Director of the National Reference Laboratory for the Protection of Unconscious Species in France, and discussed the preparation of a scientific agreement for the mutual practical exchange between the two sides in the field of training and exchange of faculty members and joint scientific publishing.

18 scholarships to study Master's and PhD from 5 Chinese Universities of Banha University

18 scholarships to study Master

Prof. Yousef Elkady, President of Benha University, announced that five Chinese universities awarded 18 scholarships to Benha University for their master's and doctoral students this year, including 6 from Central China University, 4 from Harbin University of Technology and 6 from Legon University while Wuhan University awarded two. Prof. Elkady stressed that the grants were distributed to the faculties of Benha University in accordance with the quality of the grants and the needs of the faculties. He pointed out that the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine received 5 grants. Shoubra Faculty of Engineering received 5 grants and Benha Engineering on 4 grants while the Faculty of Commerce received two grants, faculty of science and specific education got one grant. Prof. Elkady said that the scholarship to obtain the master's and doctorate degrees in the scientific specializations of each of the faculties of the university to which the grants have been distributed and the duration of the grant is 3-5 years, stressing that the Chinese universities bear the full cost of the grant up to 2 million pounds, Students selected by the University of China receive a monthly bonus of up to 10,000 Egyptian pounds throughout the course of the study. These scholarships are the result of the opening of Benha University to the world's prestigious and advanced universities, which the university administration has sought to open up over the past two years and upon Prof. Elkady's visit to China which has resulted in the signing of a number of important scientific and research agreements between a number of Chinese universities And Benha University

An agreement between Benha University and the Islamic University of Malaysia

 

 

An agreement between Benha University and the Islamic University of Malaysia

Dr. Hussein Al-Maghrabi, Vice President of Benha University for Education and Students signed a cooperation agreement between Benha University and the Islamic University of Malaysia. This came on the sidelines of the third Arab-Asian Conference on Higher Education, which is currently being held in Malaysia, which ended on Wednesday. Dr. Al-Maghrabi stressed that the agreement includes cooperation in the field of quality and accreditation in the educational and research process between the two universities. The agreement also included the exchange of students and faculty members to gain experience between the two universities. For his part, Dr. Yousef Elkady, President of the University, said that this agreement came within the framework of the plan implemented by the University of Benha about two years ago with the openness to the global education community through cooperation with the major international universities which had the effect of increasing scientific and research exchange between Benha University and Of international universities. As well as obtaining a large number of scholarships in the stages of university education and postgraduate studies, as well as the success of the University of Benha in a partnership for a number of important applied projects, in particular the cultivation of rice water provider

The third agreement with Wuhan University of China

The third agreement with Wuhan University of China

The Vice-President of Wuhan University Prof. Ly Fe received Prof. Yossef AlQadi the President of Benha University and the accompanying delegation. The third agreement was signed between the two universities, which relates to cooperation with the Center for African Studies. The new agreement opens a wide range of horizons for cooperation with the Center in various activities such as progress on joint research projects, training courses and exchange of professors in the field of history and languages. , And invited students of Benha University to attend training courses in Chinese language and culture. It is worth mentioning that Benha University had signed a memorandum of understanding and a student exchange agreement with the University of Wuhan in 2016 and has already been activated during the last period. The friendship document was also signed and relations between the two universities upgraded to the level of partnership in 2017. In a related context, the President of BU visited the complex of medical colleges at Wuhan University and met deans of the Faculty of Public Health, College of Nursing and College of Dentistry also visited the Center for Simulation of intensive care. AlQadi presented the potential of Benha University and the capacity of the university hospital and colleges working in the field of medicine in Benha. Also he explained the intention to establish joint academic programs between the two universities in the field of medicine, public health and dentistry. The Wuhan University School of Dentistry is the second in China's ranking and 38th in the world according to the QS classification. Wuhan University is ranked among the top 250 universities in the world. At the end of the meeting, the director of the Chinese Center for Simulation invited BU President to send intensive care doctors from Benha University to receive the training at the time determined by Benha University. During this tour BU delegation also visited the Center for African Studies and met with the Director of the Center and delivered a lecture to students of the Faculty of Arts and Foreign Languages. Chinese and had many questions about Benha University and the ancient Egyptian history. The visit was accompanied by a delegation consisting of Prof. Tamer Samir, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Arts, Dr. Hazem Elewa, General Coordinator of International Relations with China, and Prof. Khalid Essawi, Advisor to the President of the University for Student Activities

With the participation of the University of Benha: the launch of the Forum of Silk Road Universities in China

With the participation of the University of Benha: the launch of the Forum of Silk Road Universities in China

The forum was attended by Prof. Elsayed Al-Qadi, Rector of BU, Prof. Tamer Samir, and Dean of the faculty of Applied Arts, Prof. Khaled Esawy, and Advisor to the President of the University's Student Activities Department, and Dr. Hazem Elewa, Coordinator of Relations in China The forum was attended by 50 international universities from various continents, including Liverpool English, Washington University, St. Louis, California, USA, Milan University, Moscow University, Saint Petersburg, Singapore, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Harbin University of Technology On the sidelines of the forum, Prof. Al-Qadi held a number of meetings with the leaders of the universities participating in the forum, during which he discussed aspects of cooperation between Benha University and the developed international universities. Among those meetings was the president of the International Federation of Silk Road Universities, the president of Xi'an University of China, who expressed the willingness of Xi'an University to participate in Benha in the preparation of joint programs to receive outstanding students from BU to complete their studies in a number of Chinese universities The President of Benha University participated in the opening of the exhibition, which includes pavilions of 60 universities from the United States, Europe, Japan, the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Pakistan, Malaysia, Kazakhstan as well as Chinese universities

Omani cultural day in Benha University- Tuesday, 10th April 2018

On the sidelines of the African Forum in Cairo: Prof. Elkady meets Cameroon's Minister of Higher Education

Omani cultural day in Benha University- Tuesday, 10th April 2018

Benha University will receive an Omani cultural day on Tuesday, 10th April 2018. The cultural attache Dr. Mona Bent Mousa will accompany the delegation from the embassy. The day will include Presenting handicrafts of Omani heritage

 

 

 

 

 

On the sidelines of the African Forum in Cairo: Prof. Elkady meets Cameroon

The Minister of Higher Education of the Republic of Cameroon, Dr. Thara Abagola, visited Cairo 12 February 2018 to participate in the 3rd African Forum for Science and Innovation, organized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research under the patronage of the President of the Republic and attended by 35 ministers of higher education from Africa, where Prof. ELsayed Elkady met here and explained the interest of Benha University in scientific cooperation with African countries, and said that Benha University has allocated 100 scholarships to African students, believing in the importance of the Egyptian presence in the various continents as Egypt led in the sixties of the last century African liberation movements, and helped the number Of the people of the continent in gaining their independence . Elkady reviewed with the Cameroonian minister aspects of cooperation between Benha University, Cameroonian universities and student exchanges The University of Benha, which participates in the work of the Forum African Science and Innovation, has introduced the new and distinguished academic programs, which began studying in engineering colleges in Shubra, agriculture, veterinary medicine, trade and rights. These programs have received great acclaim from visitors of the University Pavilion at the exhibition on the sidelines of the Forum, Dr. Mohammed Abu Salem, Director of the University's Visitors Unit, Dr. Ghada Amer, Director of the Center for Innovation and Excellence at the University, Dr. Mostafa El Sayed, Director of the Center for Management Information Systems at the University, Mr. Khalid Mostafa, and Mrs. Ingy Yousif from Administration staff

 

 

 

 

Benha University is the first Egyptian university to get ISO 9001:2015

 Benha University is the first Egyptian university to get ISO 9001:2015

 Prof. Elsayed Youssef Elkady- President of Benha University, received the certificate of ISO 9001 for the year 2015, as the first Egyptian university to obtain this certificate. BU had obtained the ISO 9001 certificate for the year 2008 last year through 14 administration of the university. Four new General administrations were added, legal and law affairs administration, Administrative security, Commodities stock administration and Housing Administration to make the number of administrations of the university with the certificate of ISO 18 management. Prof. Elkady Greeted all the employees of Benha University who responded to the directives of Prof. Abd Elkader Abd ElKarim, Advisor to the President of the University of Management Quality who said that these achievements were accomplished through the work of the spirit of one team and its performance groups through which we succeeded in solving many of the problems and overcome many of the obstacles faced by the university during the last period. BU President thanked the external auditors team who follow the standards of the ISO certificate, they reviewed all the procedures and plans that have been implemented within the administrations of the university to confirm the right of Benha University to obtain ISO 9001 certificate for the year As the first Egyptian university succeed in obtaining this prestigious international certificate

Funding Call: Visiting Fellowships

Funding Call: Visiting Fellowships

 

The British Academy is providing academics based in any country overseas (and active at any career stage and in any discipline within the humanities and the social sciences) with the opportunity to be based at a UK higher education or other research institution of their choice for up to six months. Visiting Fellows will work with colleagues at UK host institutions in order to develop new research collaborations and/or deepen existing partnerships. These Visiting Fellowships are supported by the Rutherford Fund, which aims to help maintain the UK’s position as a world leader in science and research by attracting highly skilled researchers to the UK. Launched in July 2017, the Fund includes more than £100 million over the next four years to support the provision of fellowships for international research talent. For more information: http://iro.bu.edu.eg/details_organizationcall.php?ee=19

 

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Online Information Session about the GERLS Programme on 21 Dec. 2017 at 10 am

 Online Information Session about the GERLS Programme on 21 Dec. 2017 at 10 am

DAAD Virtual Information Session Join us for the Online Information Session about the GERLS Programme. The webinar is organized by the DAAD Office in Cairo on Thursday, 21st December 2017, 10:00 am – 11:15 am. Target group of this information session are PhD candidates. Should you be interested to participate in this session, please follow this link on the above-mentioned date and time. https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/rcgx7prqga56/ The access will be limited to 40 participants online Please note the following technical requirements needed to participate in the webinar: · 1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8; 2GHz Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Windows Vista® · Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 · 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended) for Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8; 1GB of RAM (2GB recommended) for Windows Vista · Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome · Adobe® Flash® Player 10 Programme: 10:00 am – 10:45 am Presentation on GERLS Programme 10:45 am – 11:15 am Questions & Answers Presenter of the Virtual Information Session for that Day is: Mrs. Heba Ahmed Programme Coordinator DAAD Cairo Office