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a dual role of education and research
in public health, which encourages
synergy between the cultures of public
health and management. It offers an
international environment with close
relationships with WHO and European
agencies. The collaboration with EHESP
has already started with an exchange
of three students from the department
of Nutrition and Health attending a
workshop in Paris.
• The Libraries Deanship maintained its
long-standing partnerships with various
entities such as Abu Dhabi Police
GHQ, Zayed II Military College, Ministry
of Culture, Youth and Community
Development, Public Affairs section
of the U.S. Embassy as well as with
other academic institutions such as
Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Main
Library at Sultan Qaboos University.
• UAEU and Dassault Aviation
began implementation of a MOU
through which Dassault Aviation is
collaborating with the University on
research and educational activities
such as research projects, scientific
exchanges and symposia focusing
on aeronautics and related fields
of engineering and information
• Several Memoranda of Understanding
were signed to facilitate exchange
Al Nokhba
An UGRU task force bid and delivered on
a tender contract to design and deliver
the Assessment Center for the prestigious
Al Nokhba Award for scholarships and
internships with ADEC and ATIC.
Partnerships and MOUs
Many of the UAEU’s activities engaging
with partners and stakeholders occur
on an informal basis, with UAEU faculty,
staff, and students working closely with
the community. Many of the university’s
partnership activities are based on more
formal agreements. Some of the MOUs
signed in this past year include:
• The UAEU and Tawazun signed
a MOU to identify and establish
education and leadership programs
for Tawazun employees and begin an
in-house MBA program. Tawazun is a
strategic investment holding company
focused on defense and specialized
manufacturing developing ventures
through industrial partnerships and
strategic investments in focused
sectors creating value and transferring
knowledge and technological
capability to the UAE.
• The College of Food and Agriculture
signed a MOU with the French School
of Public Health (EHESP) based in Paris.
EHESP is a public establishment with
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