On Wednesday, Jordan and Hungary signed two memoranda of understanding, the first for educational and scientific cooperation for the year (2022-2024), and the second for cooperation within the framework of the Hungarian Scholarship Program for the year (2022-2024).
The memorandum, which includes a provision for 400 scholarships in Jordan, was signed by Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Wazeh Aweis, while Hungarian Foreign and Trade Minister Peter Cizzarto signed on behalf of the Republican government. Hungarian.
The Ministry of Higher Education said in a press statement that the Memorandum of Understanding on Educational and Scientific Cooperation includes an agreement to enhance mutual cooperation between the Government of the Hungarian People’s Republic and the Hashemite Kingdom Government of Jordan. Cultural and Scientific Cooperation was signed (27) February (1978).
Both sides agreed to encourage higher education institutions as well as to promote direct relations between the respective higher education institutions of the two countries in terms of exchange of students, academics, staff in higher education, researchers, trainers and scientists. Initiate cooperation and mobility projects within the framework of the two countries’ Erasmus Plus program and enhance direct communication. Conversations, joint scientific research, exchange of experiences, and conferences.
In terms of research and innovation, the memorandum included encouraging both parties to have a direct relationship between their research centers and facilitating joint projects to develop and accelerate modern technological frameworks, including marketing the results of scientific and technological activities.
As a reminder of the cooperation within the framework of the Hungarian Scholarship Program, it includes an agreement to provide the Hungarian side with an annual maximum (400) scholarship for Jordanian students. To continue their studies in Hungary, the annual maximum (250) scholarships for undergraduate studies in various subjects and the annual maximum (50) scholarships for postgraduate studies in various subjects and (50) annual maximum (50) scholarships) Bachelor of Medicine and Health Sciences only Annual Scholarship for, and the maximum (50) Annual Scholarship for Doctoral Study in any available field except the conditions of benefiting from these grants and the nomination process for them.
The memorandum also included special programs for graduates, where both sides agreed to encourage students graduating from the scholarship program to return to their home countries to participate in the graduation program and to keep in touch with their Hungarian counterparts.