Chilean ambassador discusses academic cooperation with university president

Christian Hodges-Nugent, Chilean ambassador to the State of Palestine, stressed the strong link between Chile and Palestine and his interest in building academic cooperation with Birzeit University while visiting Dr. Beshara Doumani, Birzeit University president, on July 13, 2022.

Attending the meeting were Amir Khalil, external academic relations officer; Raghda Shamali, acting director of the Advancement Department; and Rania Maree, director of the Public Relations Office.

Doumani and Hodges-Nugent explored avenues of cooperation between Birzeit University and the University of Chile, mutual mobility opportunities, including joint lectures with visiting professors, and the possibility of Chilean students enrolling in the Palestine and Arabic Studies Program at Birzeit University and vice versa.