KU for cooperation with German academic exchange service

October 17, 2014 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: ‘Clearly defined academic and research plans and proposals together with convincing justification of selected programs can raise significant opportunities of admission for faculty and students to the German universities in social and management sciences. Knowledge of German language is considered an asset but in several German universities English is the medium of education for the international students.’

This opinion was expressed by Ms. Ursula Saarbeck, Director of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Islamabad during her visit to the Faculty of Management & Administrative Sciences, University of Karachi on the request of Prof. Dr. Khalid Iraqi, the Dean of the Faculty to guide the faculty and students on preparation and planning of research proposals and seeking opportunities in German universities through joint collaboration with the University of Karachi.

A large number of faculty members and final year students of the Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences participation in the introductory lecture by Ms. Saarbeck.

Prof. Dr. Khalid Iraqi offered gratitude and deep appreciation to the guest and hoped that through his Faculty he would develop strong communication to enable the faculty members and the students benefit from the DAAD program and similar schemes that are considered of high quality and standard throughout the world.

The Director German Academic Exchange Service Islamabad, Ursula Saarbeck, on Friday visited Management & Administrative Science Department of University of Karachi (UoK) in which a comprehensive discussion was held with Raees Klia and Professor Dr. Khalid Iraqi regarding academic exchange program through joint collaboration.

The discussion also embraced talks regarding planning of prospect educational and research projects, German language education, and admission policies for Pakistani students and teachers in Management Sciences faculty in German universities.

On occasion, the director said that although having expertise in German language was necessary but many German universities were also offering education in English language particularly for International and Overseas students.

While visiting the university along with professor Khalid Iraqi, she praised students and said that students were devoted and enthusiastic in getting education.

She further urged proposals should be prepared, in the regard, to extend opportunities in research and education through joint collaboration between two countries.

Praising the initiatives of joint collaboration, Dr. Khalid Iraqi asserted that such programs were appealing to students and teachers. “We should benefit and experience from every facility in the era of globalization,” he concluded.

All faculty members, students and teachers were present on the occasion and keen to benefit from such joint collaboration regarding research and creativity.

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