The University of Jordan (UJ) on Wednesday, Jan 10th, signed a cooperation agreement with Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) for the establishment of a collaborative PhD program in Mechanical Engineering.
The agreement was signed by UJ President Prof. Azmi Mahafzah, and TUHH President Prof. Garabed Antranikian.
The joint program comes in response to regional and global market needs and will have students spend five to six semesters at TUHH.
Program coordinator Dr. Ahmed Salaymeh said that the new program starts in September this year.
"This agreement is a result of years of cooperation between the two universities in several projects supported by the EU and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)," Salaymeh added.
Hamburg University of Technology is a wprld-class university with a clear profile in research and modern, practice-oriented learning methods. UJ and TUHH have been collaborating academically since 2011.