Under the patronage of His Excellency, Prof. Saeb Khreisat, President of Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), the International Relations Office has launched its First International Staff Week, entitled “A tale of excellence JUST begins”, on Monday 29/4/2019. This activity is organized within the framework of the Erasmus + International Credit Mobility program funded by the European Union, and is attended by representatives from European partner institutions in Spain, Portugal, Lithuania, Turkey, Estonia, and Slovenia, in addition to delegates from international relations offices in other Jordanian higher education institutions.
In his opening speech, Prof. Khreisat highlighted the importance of such activities in fostering the concepts of academic, administrative, and cultural exchange between JUST and its European partners, in addition to broadening the horizons of collaboration in the academic, research, and community service missions of JUST. The President additionally emphasized the integral role of internationalization strategic goals of JUST in its global excellence and recognition.
The Director of the National Erasmus + Office in Jordan, Prof. Ahmad Abu Elhaija, overviewed the current status and impact of exchange activities in Jordan, and congratulated JUST for its continuous distinction in internationalization. Prof. Abu Elhaija then underscored the significant advancement in the quality of services provided by the international relations office at JUST, and its unrelenting commitment to the high-fidelity best practices of world’s best higher education institutions, despite its very nascent history.
The opening ceremony was attended by a number of Deans, staff members, and students of JUST.