E-JUST Visit to Embassies of African Countries in Cairo
Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) International and Regional Affairs Office organized a visit to Embassies of African Countries in Cairo. The visit is held from January 6th till the 14th, 2020. The scheduled visit included the embassies of Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal, Uganda and Zambia. The visit aims at discussing cooperation ties among the University and its counterparts in African countries. Thus, using the African students’ scholarship grants from Japanese government and Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA). In addition, using utmost implementations from Japanese model in education, which is based upon scientific and laboratory applications.
Moreover, the visit procedures are carried out with E-JUST’s announcement provision to 150 postgraduate scholarships. The scholarship grants initiated in September 2020 for African scholars, within the framework of bilateral cooperation agreement between Egyptian and Japanese governments.
Furthermore these grants target the enhancement of Human Resources in the fields of Science, Technology and Innovation. Accordingly, contribute in the development of African countries. All these aspects were tackled in “Yokohama Executive Plan 2019” during the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) Summit held last August.
Last but not least, E-JUST representatives included Faculty of International Business and Humanities (FIBH), Dr. Haytham Elsayed, JICA Office Sub – Chief Advisor Project Coordinator Ms. Midori Ozawa and International Relations Specialist Mr. El-Sayed Draz. It is noteworthy to mention that in coordination with JICA, E-JUST receives applications for MSc scientific degree for African students. To conclude, postgraduate Engineering studies entail; 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.