On Monday October 15, The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) concluded a cooperation agreement with the University of Jordan.
The agreement, which was signed by University President Dr. Abdel-Karim al-Qudah and DI Acting Provost, Dr. Yasir Suleiman, aims to consolidate academic ties, encourage scientific research and establish a solid scientific partnership directed towards setting up an effective program of academic cooperation and exchange. The agreement will also greatly benefit outstanding students at the University of Jordan, giving them the opportunity to pursue post-graduate studies at the DI.
Commenting on the agreement, the acting DI Provost said that under the agreement, the DI will grant scholarships to students from the University of Jordan in various fields of study and research. Dr. Suleiman further explained that the beneficiaries of the scholarships, which will be announced at the beginning of fall each year, will be students with a grade of very good and above in their Bachelor's degree and an English score of 520 in the TOEFL exam or 5.5 in the IELTS exam.
The partnership between the two institutions, added Dr. al-Qudah, will enable outstanding students with a Bachelor's degree to pursue post-graduate studies at the DI in fields such as the social sciences, humanities, public administration, development economics, psychology, social work, and conflict management and humanitarian action