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Jadara University and French Cultural Mission in Amman Forge Stronger Ties for Educational Advancement

Amman, Jordan: Jadara University’s Acting President, Habes Zboun, met with the French Cultural Attaché in Amman, Billy Trois, and Lina Qdeimat, Director of the Languages Department at the French Institute of Jordan (IFJ), to discuss ways of enhancing collaboration between the university and the French Cultural Mission.

According to Jordan News Agency, During the meeting, Zboun highlighted the existing cooperation between Jadara University and the French Cultural Mission. He emphasized the university’s progress in various academic areas, including its advancements, programs, specializations, and its standing in regional and global rankings. Zboun also spoke about the university’s strategic plan and infrastructure improvements.

Trois expressed admiration for Jadara University’s position among Jordanian universities, particularly noting its modern and unique specializations that align with labor market demands. He provided an extensive overview of the activities and role of the French Cultural Office in Amman. The attaché indicated a commitment to providing diverse cultural support and cooperation, especially in enhancing the French language offerings at Jadara University’s language center.

The two parties agreed to deepen their collaborative efforts across various cultural domains. One of the key points discussed was the possibility of establishing a dedicated office for French cultural representation on Jadara University’s campus. This move would significantly enhance the cultural and educational exchange between Jordan and France.

Additionally, the meeting concluded with an agreement to facilitate connections with prestigious French universities. This collaboration will include exchange visits between professors and students, support for master’s and doctoral degree scholarships, and assistance in securing admissions for Jadara University delegates to pursue doctorates in various specializations. These initiatives are poised to create substantial educational and cultural benefits for students and faculty at Jadara University.