E-JUST African Day
On Wednesday February 5th 2020, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) International and Regional Affairs Office organized an Africa Day. This event was held specifically to Embassies of African Countries in Cairo. The visiting delegates are from embassies of Cote Devoir, Ghana, Republic of Uganda, Republic of Zambia, United Republic of Tanzania, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia.
E-JUST African Day targets having cooperation ties in order to promote 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) scholarship. In addition, establishing stronger communication STI base network among African Universities.
Initiating event coordinates, Prof. Masaki Suzuki – E-JUST First Vice President of Regional and International Affairs, welcomed visiting Ambassadors. Prof. Suzuki gave a speech illustrating details regarding future cooperation ties between E-JUST and its counterparts in African countries. This shall be carried out through African students’ scholarship grants from both Japanese government and Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Nevertheless, getting the best of Japanese model implementations in education, that are based on scientific and laboratory applications. Moreover, E-JUST’s announcement provision to 150 postgraduate scholarships. The scholarship grants initiative began in September 2020 for African scholars, within the framework of bilateral cooperation agreement between Egyptian and Japanese governments.
Furthermore, these set grants target the enhancement of Human Resources in the fields of Science, Technology and Innovation. In coordination with JICA, it is noteworthy to mention that E-JUST receives applications for MSc scientific degree from African students. To conclude, postgraduate Engineering studying programs include; Electronics and Communications, Computer Science, Electrical Power, Industrial and Manufacturing, Mechatronics and Robotics, Industrial Design and Systems Management, Materials Science, Energy Resources and Chemical and Petrochemicals. Finally, the school of Basic and Applied Sciences (BAS) school programs include; Nano Science, Biotechnology, Computational and Applied Mathematics and Energy Materials Science.