Founder and President of German University in Cairo (GUC) Dr. Ashraf Mansour, has just been to Germany along with a delegation of the Advisory Council of the Faculty of Law at GUC, where the group has visited iconic places including the Presidency of the German Republic.
The Egyptian delegation was received by Dr. Stefan Bieber, head of the Constitutional and Legal Affairs Department at the German Presidency and the one responsible for reviewing all legislation and republican decisions.
The visit aimed at “identifying ideas and visions about the governing legislations in Germany and ways to strengthen and develop the Faculty of Law at GUC, and how to improve it via the contributions of the Advisory Council and exchange views and ideas for the benefit of the Egyptian citizen.
The delegation also discussed ways for GUC to advance and linking the old legislation system literature in Germany with the GUC’s faculty of Law studies law school, which will contribute to the development of its curriculum, and provide a global graduate able to compete everywhere around the world.
The Advisory Council was composed of Dr. Mufeed Shehab, former Minister of Higher Education, former Minister of Legal Affairs and Parliamentary Councils, Dr. Ahmed Gamal El-Din, former Minister of Education and Professor of Law, Dr. Abdul Majeed Mahmoud, former Attorney General, and Counselor Rajab Salim, vice president of the Constitutional Court, Dr. Shawki El Sayed, a lawyer and legal expert.
Through various meetings and visits, the delegation had the idea to learn more about the legislation in Germany, and possible ways to improve the national capacities to qualify graduates at the GUC’s Faculty of Law and boosting relations between Egypt and Germany in this regard.
The delegation also visited the Bundesverwaltungsgericht or the Federal Supreme Administrative Court.
The visit came on the sidelines of the fourth session of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Law and Legal Studies at the German University in Cairo, in the city of Berlin at the University’s headquarters in Germany. The Advisory Council includes members from Egypt along with 13 distinguished members from Germany.