Polish Ambassador Discusses Academic Cooperation with Sorbonne Abu Dhabi
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26-May-2014

Polish Ambassador Lauds University’s Study Programs and Educational Facilities

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Abu Dhabi 26 May 2014 – Paris – Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi hosted, at the university’s Reem Islan campus H.E. Prof. Adam Krzymowski , Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to The United Arab Emirates. H.E. Prof. Adam Krzymowski was received by Dr. Fatima Al Shamsi Paris – Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Administrative Affairs, Dr. Fabien Chareix, Paris – Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs, and a number of university officers. The two parties explored cooperation between Sorbonne Abu Dhabi and Polish universities, with special emphasis on graduate studies.

The meeting touched on areas of cooperation between Sorbonne Abu Dhabi and Polish academic and educational institutions and centers. H.E. Prof. Krzymowski underscored the need for collaboration that serves education and research in both countries, noting the importance of academic exchange, graduate student training, and research on development.

H.E. Prof. Krzymowski said he was delighted by his visit to Sorbonne Abu Dhabi and expressed his admiration for the university and its study programs, facilities and library, not to mention Sorbonne Abu Dhabi’s academic and technological infrastructure. One of the key measures of development is a country’s investment in education and culture, he said, and the UAE has positioned itself as a leader in the field. H.E Prof. Krzymowski also presented the range of academic programs offered by Polish universities and modes for joint cooperation. He added that a Memorandum of Understanding will be signed soon between Government of Poland and Government of the United Arab Emirates on Co-operation in the field of Higher Education and Scientific Research
H.E Prof. Krzymowski commended the strategic vision of the UAE leadership and its attention to education and educators, as it recognized the criticality of education and its role in sustainable development and building bridges of academic, cultural and human communication between the people of the UAE and the world. H.E Prof. Krzymowski applauded the accomplishments and achievements of the UAE over such a short period of time, which is owed to the judicious insight of HRH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, across the board.

Dr. Fatima Al-Shamsi welcomed Mr. Krzymowski, stressing PSUAD’s determination to build solid ties with all embassies and cultural missions to the UAE, given the university’s keenness to ensure effective academic cooperation and provide the best support and follow-up to students. Dr. Al-Shamsi remarked that Sorbonne Abu Dhabi’s world-class programs reflect the leadership’s preoccupation with education and its patronage of the continued development of the educational system.

that Sorbonne Abu Dhabi is proud, she said, to currently be home to students from over 75 different nationalities, and welcomed all interested Polish nationals to join the that Sorbonne Abu Dhabi student body. Dr. Al-Shamsi affirmed that the visit will strengthen bilateral relations between PSUAD and its Polish counterparts.

During the meeting, the that Sorbonne Abu Dhabi delegation presented an overview of the university’s inception, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and its community engagement. that Sorbonne Abu Dhabi is keen to foster relationships with other universities across the world towards promoting joint collaboration, they concluded.