AMMAN- MEU and Scottish Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS) held discussions on expanding cooperation to improve the quality of education outcomes. The meeting was attended by MEU’s President Prof Mohammad Al Hileh, MEU’s Vice President and Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy Talal Aburji, President Assistant for International Affairs Sara Nasereddin, Director of International Affairs Office Dr. Fayez Al Badri, and several academic members from the Faculty of Pharmacy. From Strathclyde University’s side, Vice President Prof Robin Plevin, Dean of Faculty of Science for International Students Recruitment Dr. Nigel Langford and Assistant Professor at the University Ibrahim Khadra were attended.
The discussions addressed the possibility of enhancing cultural and academic cooperation between the two universities, focusing on pharmacy in areas related to raising the capacities, skills and knowledge in the management of pharmaceutical sciences. The discussions also covered possibility of inaugurating joint programs and exchanging students and faculty members. After the meeting, the guests were able to tour some of the university facilities and colleges.
The Middle East University was founded in 2005 as a Graduate Studies University with twelve specializations. Towards the beginning of the academic year 2008-2009 the university opened twenty specializations for both Graduate and Undergraduate students with the ongoing growth in staff and students.