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International Collaboration Fosters Global Progress and Expands Educational Opportunities

December 12th, 2023

GU proudly hosted Dr. Peter Rada, Vice Rector for Foreign Affairs at the Budapest Metropolitan University, for an engaging seminar on “International Collaboration, Funding Opportunities, and Scholarships.” The event, organized under the Erasmus Mobility program, aimed to foster international exchange and mobility for staff and students, while exploring the potential for joint research, workshops, and conferences.

Dr. Peter Rada is a distinguished academic and diplomat, renowned for his expertise in security policy and Trans-Atlantic cooperation. Currently serving as the Vice-Rector for Foreign Affairs at Budapest Metropolitan University, Dr. Rada has made significant contributions to academia and diplomacy. He has authored numerous publications, co-authored a textbook, and held esteemed positions at the Hungarian Embassy in Washington, D.C., as well as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

During the visit, Professor Dr. Mohamed El Shinawi, GU President, warmly welcomed Dr. Rada and expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration between the two institutions. Professor El Shinawi showcased GU’s state-of-the-art facilities and up-to-date technology, highlighting the university’s commitment to providing an exceptional learning environment for students and researchers alike.

Dr. Rada, accompanied by Professor El Shinawi, had the opportunity to tour the GU campus. Impressed by the institution’s infrastructure and resources, Dr. Rada commended GU for its dedication to fostering an environment that promotes collaboration and innovation. The campus tour provided Dr. Rada with a comprehensive understanding of GU’s commitment to excellence in education and research.

The seminar shed light on the importance of international collaboration in driving global progress. By leveraging diverse perspectives, knowledge, and expertise from different institutions, innovative solutions, and breakthroughs can be achieved in various fields. The gathering highlighted the significance of funding opportunities and scholarships in enabling individuals from different backgrounds to access education, conduct research, and contribute to the advancement of society on a global scale.