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Cyprus and Qatar sign MoU for cooperation in Higher Education

The Republic of Cyprus and Qatar signed today in Doha a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Technology.

According to a Presidency statement, the Memorandum of Understanding was signed in the framework of the official visit of the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides to Qatar and provides, among other things, for the exchange of information regarding academic curricula, the establishment of regulations for the mutual recognition of degrees and academic certificates by higher education institutions of the two countries, as well as the protection of intellectual property rights.

It is added that the Memorandum of Understanding was signed this morning at the Qatari Ministry of Education by the Deputy Minister to the President Irene Piki on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus and on the Qatari side by the Minister of Education and Higher Education Buthaina Bint Ali Al-Jabr Al-Nuaimi.

The signing of the Memorandum allows for better cooperation conditions between the two countries in the framework of the objective for the internationalization of higher education in the country and the upgrading of synergies in this field, the statement concluded.