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The German University in Cairo Celebrates 50 year’s anniversary of Ulm University

In GUC News
Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Fall 2017 marks an iconic celebration season for The German University in Cairo (GUC), and The University of Ulm (Uulm).

Uulm celebrates 50 years anniversary while GUC celebrates 15-year of operation / 5-years Berlin campus operation and a journey of 23-Year of success.

Both universities got in a strategic partnership in 1999 aiming at presenting the best model of the German education system to both MENA and Germany.

The University of Ulm is a public university in the city of Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The University was founded in 1967; it focuses on natural sciences, medicine, engineering sciences, mathematics, economics and computer science.

The university has always been promoting interdisciplinary studies in a cosmopolitan tolerant and green campus. The University of Ulm currently holds 101 bilateral agreements with 79 partner universities in 19 European countries.

Since the official inauguration of GUC in 2003, both Universities witnessed fruitful forms of cooperation that went across borders.

In 2007 GUC inaugurated GUC-Ulm Hostel to facilitate the cooperation between the 2 universities as hundreds of GUC international scholars; GUC Undergraduate/Postgraduate students started the operation of knowledge transfer not only between the two German universities but between 2 different countries, namely Germany and Egypt.

Specialized academic workshops, summer German courses, intercultural training, symposia, student exchange program, joined undergraduate programs, Chairman visiting student Program to Cairo, DAAD/German Federal office program, research roundtable are some of examples of a two-way fruitful cooperation between two German education institutes.  As a result of this strategic cooperation, Uulm is a prominent part of the GUC annual employment Fair which focuses on recruiting GUC graduates as an example of an international, culturally aware caliber.