Prof. Hossam Al-Mallahi – President of Al-Nahda University announced the issuance of Ministerial Decree No. 3310 of 2019, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, on 4/8/2019, which includes approval to start studies at the Faculty of Medicine at Nahda University starting from the next academic year 2019 – 2020. He affirmed that the university administration provides all aspects of support to achieve true leadership for this faculty.
The Board of Trustees, headed by Eng. Mohamed Al-Rashidi – Chairman of the Board of Trustees, was keen to provide all the capabilities required to provide distinguished medical education in cooperation with the best European universities.
Last December, the university signed a partnership agreement with the Medical University of Vienna in the fields of development, construction, scientific research and curricula, and this came on the sidelines of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s recent visit to Austria, where the Austrian University accredits the medical degrees of the Nahda University, and supervises the curriculum, student training, the Evaluation, examinations and staff exchange.
This partnership came in implementation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s decision regarding the conditions for approval of establishing new facultys and universities, requiring them to obtain twinning with one of the world’s advanced universities in the international ranking.
It is worth noting that the University of Vienna is one of the oldest universities in Europe and dates back to its establishment in 1365, and has a long experience in medical education that extends to 750 years. In 2016, it was ranked fifteenth at the level of European universities and 49 at the level of world universities, and about 100 thousand surgeries were performed in one year, and among its most prominent graduates the famous psychologist Sigmund Freud and the famous physicist Erwin Schrodinger, In addition, a large number of its graduates have been awarded the Nobel Prize.
Dr. Tariq Saeed, Dean of the faculty, have declared that the faculty adopts the modern study system approved by the Ministry of Higher Education 5 + 2 (five academic years followed by two years of compulsory training). The faculty also applies integrative education systems, and students will be practically trained from the first year of study.
The faculty also applies an academic advising system, through which students are divided into small groups, each of whom has an academic advisor to follow up on the student’s academic performance and to assist him technically to face any challenges.
Prof. Dr. Hοssam Al-Mallahi – President of Al-Nahda University
Eng. Muhammad Al-Rashidi – Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Al-Nahda University
Decision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Faculty of Medicine, Nahda University