Mexican Ambassador Visits Birzeit University

Birzeit University received on April 9, 2014 the Mexican representative to the Palestinian Authority, Ambassador Sergio Sierra Bernal, to discuss possible cooperation between Birzeit University and Mexican universities.

The ambassador was greeted by Vice President for Academic Affairs Henry Giacaman, Vice President for Advancement Ghassan Khatib, and External Academic Relations Officer Dolly Kaibni.

The ambassador spoke about the academic programs offered by Mexican universities, stressing his country's readiness to provide scholarships for university students and teaching staff, including fellowships and master's and doctoral programs of study.

Both sides discussed the possibility of Spanish language teaching at Birzeit and ways of cooperating with universities in Mexico. Birzeit university representatives briefed the ambassador on Birzeit University and its role in community service, stressing Birzeit’s interest in developing relationships with various universities around the world.