By: Mai Shaheen
CAIRO, Dec. 3 (SEE) – Ain Shams University hosted recently an exhibition titled “Studying in Japan”, which was organized by the Japanese Kyusho University and co-sponsored by the embassy of Japan and was attended by many Japanese universities.
The event was opened by Dr. Abdel Nasser Sanjab, vice president of the university for researchers and postgraduate studies, and with the presence of the Japanese Ambassador Masaki Noke, Dr. Mhamed Sayyed, representative of the Egyptian-Japanese University for Science and Technology, as well as officials from Japanese educational and research institutions.
Dr. Sanjab accompanied the Japanese officials for a tour inside medicines research center at faculty of Pharmacy, where the guests hailed the technological standards of work.
The exhibition provided comprehensive idea about studying in Japan. It showed that the final year of studying lasts for 14 months (April to June). It also explained how to get a scholarship, and the eligibility criteria in this regard, whose the main condition is speaking Japanese fluently.
Dr. Sanjab noted that 1000 Egyptian students got scholarships to study in Japan in fields of engineering, science and technology.
The Japanese delegation visited also faculty of Alsun (languages) at the university, where soon there will be a cooperation agreement to develop teaching the Japanese language, with the help of Japanese professionals. They were received by the Dean of the Faculty Dr, Mona Fouad.
100 Egyptian students are enrolled at the Japanese department which was established at the faculty in 2000. Dr. Fouad called upon increasing the number of scholarships available for Egyptian students as well as allow the joint supervision for the postgraduate studies.
On his part, the Vice President for the Kyusho University Dr. Muta Nabi said that his institution has around 200,000 students enrolled, and it has 8 languages program. He noted that 27 professors are supervising the Japanese language department. He presented suggestions for faculty of Alsun to improve the teaching of Japanese.