Prof. Ahmed El-Gohary, President of Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology, announced the beginning of classes in the Postgraduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality at the university. He explained that the duration of study in the diploma is one year, during which the student studies 12 subjects divided upon specified “terms” and includes various disciplines in food safety as well as laws regulating food handling and safety.
Prof. El-Gohary added that the university has reduced tuition fees for diplomas by 40% this year, and the Businessmen Association has offered 10 scholarships to students, bearing 50% of the diploma’s tuition fees.
For his part, Prof. Ahmed Abdel-Mawgood, the program director, said that distinguished and experienced scholars in the field of food industry were selected to teach in this diploma. They include Prof. Hussein Mansour, head of the National Food Safety Authority, who teaches the course on Food Regulation, Prof. Morsi Abu Al-Saud Al-Souda, member of the Higher Committee for Science and Technology, who teaches Heat Treatment in the Food Industry, especially dairy products, and Prof. Sameh Awad, head of the Department of Dairy Science and Technology at Alexandria University.