Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Grigol Robakidze University in Tbilisi, Georgia, which aims to foster exchanges between the UAE, France, and Georgia in the field of higher education.
The MoU is part of Paris-Sorbonne’s commitment to expand the French higher education system on a regional and international level and to attract students from all around the world.
Professor Eric Fouache, Vice Chancellor at Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, and Professor Mamuka Tavkhelidze, Rector of Grigo Robakidze University, signed the agreement on the university’s campus in Tbilisi, in the presence of Pascal Meunier, French Ambassador to Georgia, Aleksandre Jejelava, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, and Dr. Fatima Al Shamsi, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs at Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.
The MoU aims to foster exchanges between UAE, France, and Georgia in the field of higher education, which will be achieved through student and faculty exchanges and enhancing the research cooperation through joint researches and practical collaboration.Professor Eric Fouache, Vice Chancellor at Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, said, “The MoU with Grigo Robakidze University reflects our commitment to support international students during their academic journeys through broadening their options with the possibility to learn the French language and enroll in our bachelor programmes.
We anticipate a very successful cooperation that will help develop the Georgian students as well as promote our academic programmes on an international level. Additionally, student exchange is an excellent platform for our Sorbonne Abu Dhabi students to meet other students from different cultures and educational backgrounds which helps enhance their academic and personal development.”