On Wednesday, November 22, 2023, Prof. Dr. Amjad Saber Al-Delawi, President of Cihan University-Erbil, welcomed a delegation from Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic, led by Dr. Pavel Spirov. During the meeting, attended by Assistant Professor Dr. Abdul Sattar Karim, vice president for Administrative and Student Affairs, and Dr. Salih Mustafa Salih Zebari, Director of International Relations Office of the University, various scientific matters of common interest were discussed.
Addressing the gathering, Prof. Dr. Amjad Saber Al-Delawi highlighted Cihan University-Erbil’s international scientific collaborations, citing successful joint agreements with universities, particularly in Poland, resulting in collaborative scientific projects, student exchanges, and lecturer interactions. Expressing the desire to replicate such partnerships, he proposed a joint agreement with Palacky University.
Dr. Pavel Spirov, heading the Czech delegation, expressed delight at the visit and emphasized the importance of scientific coordination between universities to leverage each other’s expertise across different fields and specialties. Discussions also covered the utilization of the Erasmus Plus program, coordination for establishing the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Cihan University-Erbil, and the issuance of joint certificates for graduates. Both parties underscored the immediate need to sign an agreement outlining their cooperation roadmap.