The University of Northampton lays down foundations of a partnership with the University of Babylon

Date 12.11.2015

Led by Professor Dhirgham Alkhafaji, Director of Scientific Affairs & Cultural Relations, the visit, which took place on 19 February, is the culmination of several months of discussions between colleagues in the School of Science and Technology and their counterparts in Babylon.

During the visit, discussions took place, and agreements were reached on several initiatives, including a package for PhD supervision, 2+2 (two years at Babylon, two years at Northampton) in Computing, staff exchange, consultancy and knowledge transfer in the area of solid wastes management.

Professor Kamal Bechkoum, Executive Dean of the School of Science and Technology, commented: “This is a significant partnership that fits in with the School’s internationalisation plan and we are delighted about progress thus far.”