During his visit to Poland, Prof. Dr. Abdulwahab Khalid Mosa, President of NU, accompanied by Mr. Ziyad Raoof, the representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government, signed an academic agreement with UMCS in Lublin on 6/7/2022.
The delegation of NU was warmly welcomed by Prof. Dr. Radosławem Dobrowolskim (President of UMCS), Prof. Wiesławem Gruszeckim (Vice President for Science and International Cooperation), Dr. Eweliną Panas (Rector's Proxy for Internationalisation and Student Affairs), and Ms. Dianą Szczepańską (Acting Director of International Cooperation).
The agreement emphasised the following points:
- Both universities will conduct requisite academic staff exchanges and student exchanges
- UMCS will support NU in activating and improving Bologna Process.
- UMCS will support NU’s entry in the Erasmus + program in 2023 with European universities, as well as in other international programs.
- Each department from both universities will be in close contact to work together
After they signed the agreement, the delegation and the KRG representative visited the Welcome Centre to see the UMCS foreign students and their academic staff supporting, and then the laboratories at the Institute of Computer Science.
It is worth mentioning that the delegation, including Mr. Havind Ibrahim, representative of NU Political Science Department, visited the representative of the KRG, Mr. Ziyad Raoof. The latter played a primary role in the development of relations between NU and UMCS, as well as in signing the agreement.
Photos: Bartosz Proll