BSIA Director Ann Fitz-Gerald travelled to the United Arab Emirates last week to sign an MOU with American University of Sharjah (AUS) to strengthen collaboration in international studies, global governance and transnational diplomacy.
The two institutions will collaborate on research, development and initiatives that provide students with dynamic international academic and experiential learning opportunities. It aims to facilitate discussions on potential joint degree programs in areas of mutual interests; cooperate in organizing mutual events such as workshops, symposiums, executive short courses, seminars and conferences; and collaborate on opportunities that include faculty exchanges and joint research projects.
Present at the signing ceremony were His Excellency Radha Krishna Panday, Ambassador of Canada to the United Arab Emirates along with Dr. Mohamad El-Tarhuni, Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer at AUS, and Dr. Mahmoud Anabtawi, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences at AUS. The agreement was signed by Dr. Tod Laursen, Chancellor of AUS, and BSIA Director Ann Fitz-Gerald.
The full news release is available on the American University of Sharjah’s website.