King Saud University, University of Tokyo Sign MoU on Academic Cooperation

King Saud University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on academic cooperation with The University of Tokyo specifically in the field of physics, chemistry and earth science, reported Ajel.SA.

The two sides discussed ways to enhance cooperation and further future partnerships between the two universities.

President of King Saud University, Abdullah Al-Salman, and the President of The University of Tokyo, Teruo Fujii, witnessed the signing the MoU at the university’s headquarters.

The University of Tokyo hosts the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Center for Future Science and Technology, which played an effective role in coordinating this memorandum.

Last March, the Medical City at King Saud University won two awards for the Best Saudi Hospital for the Year 2024, and the Best Initiative for Facilities Improvement and Building Management “Green Hospitals” within the “Asia Healthcare Awards 2024”.

Last December, King Saud University secured the first place in the Arab university rankings issued by the Arab University Ranking Council. The university outperformed 115 Arab universities evaluated last year.

Moreover, King Abdulaziz University won for the third time the global “Zero Project” Award 2023. It is awarded to leading entities in empowering people with disabilities around the world. In its current session, 523 candidates representing 97 countries are participating.

The university participated with the university’s qualifying year program for the deaf and hard of hearing. The program focuses on intensifying the development of language skills for 72 male and female students.

It also includes courses specialized in the Arabic language and provides and trains sign language interpreters. Moreover, it is concerned with spreading deaf culture and sign language in the university community.

The university  will receive the award at the United Nations headquarters in Vienna, the Austrian capital, in February 2024.

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