University, Argentina Discuss Cooperation in Languages

The Deputy Head of the Representative office of Argentina to Palestine Rodrigo Lopez Gadano met on August 16, 2016 with Birzeit University’s Acting President Mirvat Bulbul to explore areas where the two institutions might cooperate.

The meeting was attended by the Director of External Relations Office Amir Khalil and Assistant to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts Basma El Omari.

Gadano expressed Argentina’s interest in cooperating with Birzeit University in academia and research, alluding to his country’s special enthusiasm to develop the Spanish Language teaching at the University.

Bulbul said that humanities and languages is one of the core areas that Birzeit University is always seeking to empower. She said that the university is committed to develop its students’ deep understanding of societies, cultures and people, and to learn how to communicate effectively with them.

Bulbul drew attention to the language programs that the Faculty of Arts offers such as in German, Italian, Hebrew and Spanish, pointing out to the university’s strive to further develop these programs into a full bachelor degree such as what it offers in Arabic, English and French.