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Funding Opportunities: PRIMA 2024’s calls are now open

date:29.01.2024

We are excited to announce the official launch of funding calls for 2024 PRIMA projects.

In 2024, PRIMA is embarking on a transformative journey by integrating the WEFE Nexus approach into all its thematic calls. This strategic decision stems from the recognition that existing threats to natural resources, heightened by globalization, necessitate a comprehensive and interconnected response.

PRIMA acknowledges the imperative need for a comprehensive and interconnected strategy to address these issues effectively.
The integration of the Nexus approach across all thematic calls aims to contribute to the overall security and sustainability of the Mediterranean region. By providing a framework that facilitates informed decision-making, PRIMA seeks to ensure the balance of trade-offs and synergies, preserving the integrity of ecosystems.

Applications are now open and will be accepted until the Submission deadline Section 1 Stage 1, April 2nd, 2024, Submission deadline Section 2 Stage 1, April 4th, 2024 (see calendar below). Interested applicants
can find more information and the eligibility criteria on our website, Annual Work Plan 2024.

The 2024 thematic areas include integrated and sustainable water management for arid and semi-arid Mediterranean regions, sustainable farming systems addressing environmental constraints in the Mediterranean, and the development of a sustainable Mediterranean food value chain for regional and local growth.

Access the reference documents

For more details click here

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King Abdullah II Award for innovation

date:17.01.2024

        The Board of Trustees of the King Abdullah II Award for Innovation announced the opening of applications to participate in the eleventh session (2023-2024). The topics participating in this session include the following:

Field of Arts and Literature: Topic (The Role of Technology in Teaching the Arabic Language Applications).

Field of Science: Topic (Artificial Intelligence and Education, Opportunities and Challenges).

Arab City Field: Topic (New Cities, Opportunities and Challenges).

The submitted work must be original and distinguished, must be published or annotated in Arabic or translated into Arabic, the applicant must be a citizen of Arab countries, and individuals must be nominated through the relevant institutions.

The award aims to build positive, creative competition between Jordanian and Arab scientists and innovators, and to support innovators and scientists,

Deadline for sending nominations and works: January 31, 2024

For inquiries from the award administration: Contact via email: Kingward@ammancity.gov.jo

To apply, please visit the following link: https://www.kaayia.jo/about.aspx


 

 

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Scholarships provided by the Mauritius government

date:17.01.2024

         The Embassy of Mauritius in Cairo reported that the Mauritian government provides scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate studies to all African countries and member states of the British Commonwealth.

Application deadline: April 26, 2024

For more information to get application forms and a sample instruction manual, you can refer to the electronic link shown below: -

https://poly.ac.mu/international-students/mauritius-to-africa-scholarship-2024

https://poly.ac.mu/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Application-Form-undergraduate-2024.pdf

https://poly.ac.mu/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Guidelines-for-Applicants-diploma-2024.pdf

https://poly.ac.mu/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Application-Form-postgraduate-Fillable.pdf

After completing the application forms and attaching all the required documents, go to the Central Administration for Scholarships at the following address (7 Dr. Ibrahim Abu Al-Naga Street - Al-Sefarat District - Ministry of Higher Education - Fourth Floor). If the applicant is in any government agency, we will be provided with his agency’s approval to nominate for the scholarship.

Note that the Central Administration of Missions does not defray any expenses for these scholarships.

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Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship

date:17.01.2024

The Embassy of the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam has announced the opening of registration for scholarships from the government of the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam to complete studies to obtain a diploma, bachelor’s, and master’s degree for the academic year 2024-2025.

Note that the deadline to apply: is February 15, 2023, at 10:00 A.M, Cairo time.

For more details about the Scholarships and get the application form, please visit the following website:

https://infinity.cloud.gov.bn/bdgs-mfabrunei/applicationform.php

https://scholarship-fellowship.com/brunei-darussalam-government-scholarship

After completing the application forms and attaching all the required documents, go to the Central Administration for Missions at the following address (7 Dr. Ibrahim Abu Al-Naga Street - Al-Sefarat District - Ministry of Higher Education - Fourth Floor)

Note that the Central Administration of Missions does not defray any expenses for these Scholarships.

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QS Classification to measure the academic reputation of universities

date:11.01.2024

       Under the patronage of Prof. Hemdan Rabie Attia - President of Damietta University, Prof. Wael Al-Taybani - Vice President of the University for Education & Student Affairs, Prof. Hatem Idris - Vice President of the University for Postgraduate Studies & Research, and Prof. Amani Al-Diasti - Head of the University’s International Classification and Publishing Unit. Damietta University seeks to raise the English QS classification to measure the academic reputation of universities.

Therefore, we ask you to fill out the following forms:

Faculty members from Egyptian and foreign universities who have previously taught or participated in scientific research

Business owners, small and medium industries, or graduates of Damietta University who hold prestigious positions.

While ensuring that data is kept confidential and is not circulated outside the scope of the classification, taking into account that the QS classification will send a questionnaire on 1 February to measure the quality of education and answer the following questions:

What are the most important Egyptian universities distinguished in terms of quality of education? 10 universities are selected

What are the most important Egyptian universities distinguished in scientific research? 10 universities are selected.

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The university president visits the governor of Damietta to extend congratulations

date:09.01.2024

          Today, Tuesday, January 9, 2024, Prof./ Hemdan Rabie Al-Metwally, President of the University, went to the General Office of Damietta Governorate to extend congratulations to Profe./ Manal Awad, Governor of Damietta, on the occasion of Christmas. Wishing Her Excellency continued success in her professional career to serve the Damietta community under the leadership of President Abd Al Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, towards completing the process of construction and development of the new republic.

 

 

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The meeting of the University Libraries Committee

date:09.01.2024

Today, Tuesday, 1/9/2024, the University Libraries Committee was held in the meeting room of the Graduate Studies and Research Sector - headed by Prof./ Hatem Fathi Idris - Vice President of the University for Graduate Studies and Research and Chairman of the University Libraries Committee and the committee members.

Prof. /Hatem Fathi Idris - Vice President of the University for Postgraduate Studies and Research and the committee members congratulated the Christian brothers on the occasion of their holidays.

His Excellency discussed the topics on the agenda with the committee members, most notably the topics that were discussed with the employees of the university colleges’ libraries.

The rest of the topics on the agenda were discussed.

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The university president welcomes incoming students to follow up on their conditions

date:08.01.2024

 Today, Monday, January 8, 2024, Prof. Hemdan Rabie, President of the University, met with international students at all academic levels, in the presence of Prof. Mohammad Al-Bahnasawy, Director of the University’s Expatriates Department, Dr. Amani Al-Desty, Assistant Professor at the College of Arts and Director of the University’s Classifications Unit, and Dr. Mohammad Heikal, Assistant Professor at the College of Education. This comes within the framework of His Excellency’s keenness to constantly follow up on the conditions of expatriates, and the meeting included the University President listening to the comments of the expatriate students to identify any obstacles they face and take the necessary measures to remove them. As part of his interest in integrating them into all student activities, His Eminence declared holding a football competition for all expatriates. He also pointed out the imminent opening of the expatriate club at the university, to provide an appropriate educational and social environment for all expatriate students to be ambassadors for the university after returning to their homelands.

 

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Future Skills 4All Initiative

date:02.01.2024

       The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation and the United Nations Development Program announced the opening of registration to participate in the “Future Skills for All” initiative, which comes under the “Knowledge Project.” this pioneering initiative was launched in partnership with Coursera, one of the largest online education platforms in the world. The initiative provides educational programs that will bring about a qualitative transformation in the lives of thousands of citizens in the Arab region, by improving their skills and helping them acquire new skills, which contributes to preparing them for the jobs of the future and driving sustainable economic growth in the region.

  For more information and details about the initiative, click the following link

https://www.knowledge4all.com/FutureSkills4All/overview

 

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