Discussing Cooperation between Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University, and Bauhaus University in Germany
Dr. Ashraf El-Ghandour, Vice President for Graduate Studies at Alexandria University, received Dr. Frank Eckhardt, Head of the Planning and Social Studies Department at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany, with the aim of discussing ways of cooperation between the Faculty of Fine Arts at Alexandria University and the Bauhaus University in Germany in areas of common interest.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Dina Mandour, Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Dr. Nevin Gharib, Vice Dean for Education and Student Affairs, Dr. Sahar El-Arnaouti, Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research, Dr. Mona El-Masry, Head of the Architecture Department, and Dr. Mai Karam, Coordinator of Cooperation with the Bauhaus University.
In his speech, Dr. Ashraf El-Ghandour stressed that the Bauhaus University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Germany, specializing in plastic arts, sculpture and architecture, which will open the way for discussing means of cooperation in the fields of architecture and fine arts between the German University and Alexandria University represented by the Faculty of Fine Arts, especially in the areas of common interest.
El-Ghandour pointed out that cooperation can also include the establishment of joint scientific degrees, the exchange of experiences, participation in scientific seminars and conferences, and student exchange whether on undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in order to connect with the international cooperation network in the various scientific and research fields.
While Dr. Frank Eckhardt confirmed that his university is keen to open prospects for cooperation with Alexandria University, which has a unique architectural heritage, pointing out that the Bauhaus University also possesses a unique architectural heritage, as the Bauhaus University building is one of the sites on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites, noting that this common historical heritage between the two universities will result in unique cooperation with Alexandria University in the fields of engineering and architecture.