Water and Quality Equipment Testing Workshop
The Center of Excellence for water is gladly announcing the opening for Water and Quality Equipment Testing Workshop.
The workshop will take place at Temple University from 29th of November till 10th of December.
Opportunities for more participants are available.
Deadline: 1st of September.
Link for online application:
Alexandria University in the WURI Ranking of Universities with Real Impact for 2021
Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, stated that the result of the World Universities Ranking with Real Impact (WURI) for the year 2021 has been announced, as Alexandria University was listed in (101-200). At the level of universities in the world with a real impact, the university was distinguished in a number of creative approaches. The innovation of research and university education ranked No. 18 in "crisis management", and in the slide (51-100) in "industrial applications", and ranked (52-100) in "student mobility and openness".
Dr. Konsowa pointed out that the World University Rankings with Real Impact is a new classification that evaluates the real contributions of the university to our society, as it is not based on indicators of tradition, reputation or popularity, but WURI highlights creativity and innovation methods of research and university education that focus on: “Applications industrial", instead of traditional methods of counting published papers and teaching lectures. “Startups and entrepreneurship that create value” rather than the traditional focus on the number of jobs occupied; “Social Responsibility, Ethics and Integrity,” rather than focusing on only knowledge and skills to achieve material success; “Student mobility and openness to exchange and cooperation between schools and across national borders,” rather than a separate system; and “crisis management,” for example, the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The president of the Dutch Hans University of Applied Sciences and the founding president of the Hanseatic League of Universities and responsible for this classification declared that the Hanseatic League of Universities is a university alliance named after the Hanseatic League that existed from the 12th to the 12th centuries. The seventeenth century was the union of about 190 cities in Europe to protect the safety of citizens in life and freedom in the economy. He pointed out that the classification is open to all universities, colleges, schools and any higher education institutions seeking innovation in research and education.
Alexandria University in the British Times Classification of Arab Countries for the year 2021
Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, stated that the result of the British THE 2021 classification of the best universities in the member states of the League of Arab States has been announced, and 35 Egyptian universities have been included in this classification, and Alexandria University ranked sixth locally and nineteenth at the level of Arab universities from A total of 155 Arab universities.
Dr. Konsowa stated that this classification uses 16 performance indicators, and the performance indicators are grouped into five areas: teaching (learning environment) with a rate of 33%; Scientific research (volume, income and reputation) by 33%; citations (research impact) 20%; Society (knowledge transfer and its impact) by 6%, and international expectations (staff, students and research) by 8%, and Dr. Konsowa said that the data is obtained through three axes: bibliometric data taken from (Elsevier, Scopus), the results of the international reputation study, and data provided by each university.
22 of the following Arab countries participated in this year's classification: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa discusses with the delegation of the University of N'Djamena in Chad ways to develop the branch
Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, and Dr. Hisham Gaber, Vice President for Education and Student Affairs, received a delegation from the University of N'Djamena in Chad, headed by Dr. Mohamed Saleh Dosa, to discuss ways to develop the branch in order to achieve sustainability and provide a good educational service for the students of the branch.
During the meeting, the president of the university confirmed that Alexandria University will work on developing the branch and realizing the partnership between the two sides in a real way, pointing to the need for cooperation to ensure sustainability and achieve the quality of the educational service provided to the students of the branch in N’Djamena, stressing that the branch will have an enlightening and developmental role to preserve and develop the continent, and a gateway Attracting students from the Central African region, he also called for the development of new specializations in the branch that are needed by the community in Chad, explaining that Alexandria University seeks to keep pace with global thought and enter the era of fourth-generation universities. global universities.
Dr. Hisham Jaber pointed to the university's goal in developing human cadres in Chad to complete the performance of the scientific mission there. He also stressed the university's keenness to support the branch academically, scientifically and technically, which would have an impact on the sister country of Chad.
The President of the University of N'Djamena also praised the strong relations between the two countries, which opened up prospects for cooperation between the two universities, explaining that the State of Chad is concerned with agricultural aspects and the development of livestock, and the University of Alexandria, through the branch, had a major role in achieving these development goals.
Alexandria University is ranked second locally for the fifth year in a row in the Webometrics classification
Dr. Abdelaziz Konsowa, President of Alexandria University, stated that Alexandria University maintained its rank as the second university among Egyptian universities for the fifth year in a row after Cairo University and achieved the 764th rank at the level of world universities in the Spanish Webometric classification for the year 2021, and it is worth mentioning that the number of Egyptian public and private universities This year, 73 Egyptian universities were included in the classification.