Prof. Dr. Munir Hamid al-Saadi, rector of the University of Baghdad has received recently the rector of the Applied Science Private University (ASU) in Amman, Jordan, Prof. Dr. Mahfouz Jouda to discuss the prospects of concluding a memorandum of understanding with the University of Baghdad as being one of the leading universities in the Arab region, as well as to exchange expertise and make use of Iraqi scientific research and patents.
The two parties exchanged talks about the undergoing experience of the integrated education via various digital platforms used for the transfer of knowledge, and the modern and sober examination mechanisms used in the country in coordination with the ministries of communications and electricity to provide high-speed internet packages for Iraqi students, where Dr. Munir al-Saadi stated that the participation rate in online courses reached 91%, along with 99% rate of student participation in the quarterly final exams. Then the university’s rector highlighted several scientific agreements with different international universities, including those in UK related to post-Covis-19 education. For his part, the rector of the Applied Science University stated that the integrated education will continue in Jordan even after the demise of the pandemic, especially in specialties that do not require students to attend classes on condition that it is not affecting the quality of higher education. Also the rector of the University of Baghdad reviewed the university’s history, scientific achievements and distinctive academic outcomes made by more than 6200 professors, with an emphasis on the university values that our students must be characterized with at the onset of the traditional education planned for the next academic year.