Yarmouk University, German delegation discuss cooperation

President of Yarmouk University Nabil Hailat on Thursday discussed with a German delegation the possibility of establishing a German cultural center on the university campus, and implementing a German language and literature program in the University’s Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Hailat and the delegates, including Regional Director of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Amman Benjamin Schumann and the Cultural Attache at the German Embassy in Amman, discussed means of cooperation between Yarmouk and various German universities and academic institutions, in fields of exchanging professors, administrative staff and students.

Talks during the meeting also tackled supporting Yarmouk’s Arabic language for Non-Native Speakers Department at the Faculty of Arts, which was established as part of the University’s strategic plan to expand by offering specializations that meet with the labor market needs.

The German Director Schumann expressed his appreciation of the mutual cooperation, stressing the importance of the grants offered by the DAAD in enhancing the skills and knowledge of the administrative staff and students of Yarmouk.

Source: Jordan News Agency