Paris – Sorbonne University keen to build strong ties with all embassies and cultural missions

ABU DHABI: Paris – Sorbonne University has underscored its keenness to build strong ties with all embassies and cultural missions in the UAE in order to ensure effective academic cooperation and provide better support and follow-up for students. This came during the visit of Ambassador of Lebanon to the United Arab Emirates, Hassan Youssef Saad, to Paris – Sorbonne University.

Prof. Eric Fouache, Vice-Chancellor of Paris – Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi said, “Sorbonne Abu Dhabi is proud to currently have students, faculty and staff from over 65 nationalities,” observing that Lebanese nationals are more than welcome to join Sorbonne Abu Dhabi as students.

He affirmed that the visit will help reinforce and strengthen bilateral relations between Sorbonne Abu Dhabi and Lebanese universities.

For his part Mr. Saad explored the undergraduate and graduate programs offered by Sorbonne Abu Dhabi, as well as available services and facilities.

He also called for wider communication between universities and educational institutions in Lebanon and the UAE towards promoting student and academic exchange and cooperation in research. He invited Emirati students to further engage with their peers in Lebanon in all areas.

The visit concluded with both parties agreeing to hold additional meetings.