EUI welcomes the Lithuanian Ambassador to discuss academic collaboration
Egypt University of Informatics (EUI) welcomed on campus H.E. Artūras Gailiūnas, Ambassador of Lithuania to Egypt, and his accompanying delegation to learn more about EUI, its faculties, research laboratories, and centers of excellence and to explore ways of cooperation and student exchange opportunities at EUI's premises in the Knowledge City at the New Administrative Capital.
The meeting was held in the presence of Prof. Reem Bahgat, EUI's President; Prof. Ahmed Hassan, EUI's Vice-President for Academic Affairs; Mrs. Samah Aziz, Director of the Central Department of International Relations at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Mr. Yasser Kazem, EUI's Secretary General, Prof. Amr El Masry, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Hoda Mokhtar, Dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Sciences; Prof. Samaa Taher, Dean of the Faculty of Business Informatics, Prof. Ashraf Zaki, Dean of the Faculty of Digital Arts and Design; Mr. Darius Nevulis, Head of the Political and Economic Section at the Lithuanian Embassy and Ms. Samia Gamal, European Bilateral Cooperation Officer at MCIT. Both sides explored ways to activate and stimulate scientific and academic relations between Egypt University of Informatics and the Republic of Lithuania, as well as the fields of training, scientific research, and student and academic exchange.
At the beginning of the meeting, EUI's President welcomed the Ambassador of Lithuania and his accompanying delegation. She then presented EUI as one of the first specialized universities in the Middle East and Africa in the fields of communications, information technology, and their affected areas, as well as the different academic programs and specializations offered in line with the requirements of the local and global labor market, through the continuous pursuit of excellence and the reflection of the spirit of leadership and creativity in the quality of education, the authenticity of scientific research and community service. Despite its recent establishment, she highlighted the qualitative shift that EUI has witnessed by stimulating students' entrepreneurial talents and creative ideas and providing the right environment to resurrect their potential.
Prof. Bahgat also emphasized that EUI is keen to provide an educational environment that qualifies students with skills that enable them to achieve outstanding results in the academic and practical fields. She shed light on EUI's significant and rapid progress and scientific published articles for faculty members in global scientific journals and the ranking of some of them among the world's best scientists, thanks to the unlimited support of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the care and supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, reflected in the high quality of EUI's academic system.
She also noted that EUI is a leading educational institution concerned with advanced scientific research to provide high-level academic education and empower generations of future leaders, scientists, researchers, and specialists qualified to participate in the development process. EUI works to build cooperation with scientific institutions and universities from various countries, including the Republic of Lithuania.
On the Other side, H.E. Artūras Gailiūnas praised Egypt's interest in science and education. He thanked the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology for what he witnessed during his visit to Egypt University of Informatics, where he commended its advanced capabilities and how the university keeps abreast of the world's top-ranked universities. He noted that his country has an approach to open areas of cooperation with universities specializing in communications and information technology, especially cybersecurity. He also reviewed Lithuania's scientific development in this crucial sector and its interest in encouraging companies to specialize in these fields. His country has strong practical relations with Egypt.
He also expressed his appreciation for EUI's efforts and its outstanding academic programs. He was ambitious about establishing effective and fruitful partnerships between EUI and Lithuanian universities in all aspects, whether scientific, academic, postgraduate, or research, serving the two countries' communications and information technology sectors.
Following the meeting, the Ambassador and his accompanying delegation of the Republic of Lithuania had a campus tour to watch the state-of-the-art facilities and visit the labs, studios, and lecture halls.
Egypt University of Informatics is one of the first specialized universities in the Middle East and Africa in Communications, Information Technology, and their affected areas. It was founded by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to become a leading academic institution offering specialized educational programs to meet the needs of the labor market with highly experienced ICT professionals.
Egypt University of Informatics has four faculties (Computing and Information Sciences, Engineering, Business Informatics, Digital Arts and Design). It offers 16 specialized educational programs to meet the labor market's needs from specialists in the latest fields of ICT, such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mechatronics, Business Analytics, Digital Marketing, Animation Arts, User Experience, and Game Design.