PSUT signs a cooperation agreement with the University of Mostar, Bosnia

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:45

PSUT signs a cooperation agreement with the University of Mostar, Bosnia

In a meeting held via video communication technology, the President of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, and the Rector of the University of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Prof. Zoran Tomić, signed an agreement for bilateral cooperation. Also in attendance was the ambassador for Bosnia and Herzegovina in Amman, Mr. Mato Zeko. The agreement aims at enhancing aspects of academic and research cooperation, establishing bridges of partnership between the two parties in the areas of training programs, cultural exchange for faculty members and students, and submitting joint projects for support through the European Union.

Al-Refai said that the University, in line with the visions of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, is keen to cooperate with major international universities to improve and develop their outputs, emphasizing the importance of this agreement, which seeks to realize this purpose.

Al-Refai praised the ambassador’s fruitful efforts, and his diligent follow-up on the details of this cooperation, and the preparation for it through his visit to the University. He expressed his hopes that the agreement would open horizons towards broader areas of cooperation that would be reflected in the prosperity and progress of the two universities.

The ambassador expressed his pleasure at achieving this cooperation, praising the depth of brotherly relations between his country and Jordan. He went on to recognize the academic status enjoyed by PSUT in the region and the world, praising its unique specializations, especially in information security programs, artificial intelligence, technology-related engineering, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.

The Rector of the University of Mostar welcomed the signing of the agreement and its role in strengthening constructive cooperation to serve both parties, praising the activity and vitality of PSUT and its keenness to build fruitful partnerships.

PSUT’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Prof. Wejdan Abu Alhaija, gave a detailed presentation about the University, including its specializations, global achievements, plans, awards, and world rankings.

The meeting was attended by the deans of PSUT's Schools, and the director of the International Relations Office.

The University of Mostar, established in 1895, is the second largest university in Bosnia and Herzegovina and includes ten faculties and the Academy of Fine Arts. It has a student body of about 11,000 students. Croatian is the language of instruction.