30 July 2017
The University of Sharjah and the University of Lubeck in Germany signed an agreement on scientific cooperation and joint medical science training yesterday. The agreement was signed by Professor Hamid M. Al-Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, and Hendrik Lehnert, President of the University of Lubeck, with the attendance of Professor Qutayba Hamid, Vice Chancellor of the Medical Colleges and Health Sciences and Dean of the College of Medicine, and Sandra Magens, Chancellor of the University of Lubeck, as well as other deputies and deans of its colleges, and several members of its academic body.
The cooperation is aimed to provide students from the University of Sharjah with the opportunity to undergo optional training courses in both scientific and research areas. It also aims to promote cooperation by offering joint programs to Sharjah students, to receive joint Masters and PhD degrees in molecular medicine from both universities, as well as by holding and organizing an annual UAE-German medical conference and meeting the scientific, administrative and technical requirements of the blood bank and research laboratories in Sharjah, as well as the required medical engineering and other vital technologies. The agreement also provides the participation of the University of Sharjah in scientific research projects on allergies, diabetes, obesity and cancer. The agreement will include recruiting scientists, experts and specialists from the University of Lubeck, to teach certain academic subjects to Masters and PhD medical students from the University of Sharjah, and to jointly supervise postgraduate students, with the possibility of sending members of the academic body and students from Sharjah to Germany, to gain experience and exceptional academic and scientific skills.