Executive Director, Dr. Maggie N. Nassif Visit to the Central Administration for International Students
On October 14, 2020 Executive Director, Dr. Maggie N. Nassif met with Dr. Rasha Kamal, Head of the Central Administration for International Students at the Ministry of Higher Education. Dr. Nassif discussed with Dr. Kamal ways for collaboration to bring more American students to Egypt. Dr. Kamal gave Dr. Nassif a tour of the newly renovated facilities which includes cutting edge technology to facilitate the administrative as well as the academic aspects of the study abroad programs that the Ministry hosts for their almost 100,000 international students from Africa, Asia and Europe. Dr. Kamal shed light on the Study In Egypt campaign which includes an extensive portfolio of programs that range from degree offerings to short term visits that her organization supports.
The discussions focused on future possibilities of hosting American students at the Egyptian Cultural Center for Teaching of Arabic which offers up to a full year of Arabic courses that covers the four skills, in both Modern Standard Arabic and the Egyptian dialect and takes the students to high advanced proficiency or teaching certification.