Following KIC’s partnership announcements with Oxford Immune Algorithmics (OIA), UK, and Institut Supérieur du Commerce de Paris (ISC Paris), France, the college’s Scientific and Technology Club has interviewed KIC President, Dr Assem Al-Hajj, and VP for Academic Affairs, Prof. Nabil El Kadhi, to learn more about the implications of the secured international partnerships.
In his interview, Dr. Al-Hajj mentioned that research, exposure, and local and global contribution to smart health solutions, is one of the objectives of the agreement, in addition to other opportunities that faculty members and students should plan to expect. Addressing other questions posed by the club representatives, Dr. Al-Hajj provided an overview of OIA and their key assets that enable them building technology for advanced healthcare situations and utilizing AI for remote monitoring and diagnosing. The president also elaborated on actions that will sustain joint operations, such as periodical meetings and planned projects.
Prof. El Kadhi elaborated on KIC’s partnership with ISC Paris. While addressing likewise questions, he highlighted several objectives set by the signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), such as expanding international trademark, providing a platform for faculty and student exchange, joint research, and joint degrees.
KIC will be extending its community internationally in terms of business, technology, and research. KIC students will be eligible to apply for one semester, virtually or physically, depending on the situation related to the pandemic. As thus, students will be allowed to register for courses in France and transfer accreditation from KIC and vice versa. Those who are graduating from KIC and willing to pursue their Masters’s degree in France will be automatically accepted in their second year with ISC Paris.