Birzeit and Kyiv Universities to Cooperate in Linguistics and Languages

Counselor of the Representative Office of Ukraine to Palestine, Mykola Leschenko, and a group of academics and scholars from Kyiv National Linguistic University, headed by university rector Roman Vasco visited Birzeit University on November 26, 2016.

The delegation discussed prospects for cooperation with President Abdullatif Abuhijleh, Vice President for Academic Affairs Henry Giacman, Director of the External Affairs Office Amir Khalil, and a number of the university's faculty members.

Both parties have agreed to develop academic, research and cross-cultural cooperation in the areas of linguistics, foreign language teaching, translation, Arabic Studies and Ukrainian studies. The agreement will include student and faculty member exchanges, the creation of joint academic programs and training opportunities, and the exchange of knowledge.