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Objectives of the Transformation                     towards Third Generation
          Universities                                                                                                      Globalization and Internationalization

                                                                                                                      •  International accreditation of different programs
                     Transforming higher education to become global  Key points that Reflect and Support                  Having International academic and professional
                     and to achieve excellence in education by creating  Transformation Towards 3G Universities:          programs to improve the quality of education.        Partnership with Professional Entities
                     academic programs in collaboration with top and
                     highly ranked international universities.                                                        •  International educational environment
                                                                                                                          Attracting students from all over the world to     •   Transforming the university to become an incubator of
                                                                           Globalization and                              increase scientific exchange opportunities and to      innovative and creative projects in science and
                                                                           internationalization                           learn about various cultures.                          technology, whether through established companies or
                     Creating an integrated education system that                                                     •   Partnerships with international research               startups and emerging firms and companies to achieve
                     combines education, scientific research and use of                                                                                                          economic growth, in the light of knowledge economy.
                     knowledge.                                                                                           institutions and centers                           •   Promoting the concept of entrepreneurship among
                                                                                                                           Increasing opportunities of international             students by creating international partnerships in the
                                                                         Interest in relevant research                     publications and research funding.                    field of entrepreneurship and by creating incubators for
                                                                                                                                                                                 small enterprises, specifically those related to
                                                                                                                           Interest in relevant research                         technology.
                     Confronting local and international issues by                                                                                                            Entrepreneurship and Innovative Projects
                     establishing programs that support the values of      Partnership with                              •  Improving education quality and linking it to the real
                     development, innovation and sustainability.                                                            world                                             •  Collaborating with international research institutions
                                                                           professional entities                         •  Linking fresh students to the world of industry to ensure   and different professional entities to make the effect of
                                                                                                                            they are qualified  for the labor market and to help them
                                                                                                                            build networks to be prepared for their professional paths.  scientific research far reaching and beyond the
                                                                                                                         •  Supporting developed scientific research which might even   boundaries of CU.
                     Qualifying students, academic and administrative    Entrepreneurship and innovative                    surpass the potentialities and resources of CU.   •  Supporting interdisciplinary and multispecialty
                     staff members to effectively participate in an      projects                                                                                                research.
                     interactive international environment that provides                                               •   Interconnections of academic and industrial research  •  Forming research work teams, including researchers
                                                                                                                                                                                 from various specialties and scientific backgrounds in
                     educational services that help learners learn, work                                                     Cooperating with top universities to work closely on   research centers, which depend on twinning programs
                     or live anywhere in the world.                                                                          research projects, vital for their worldwide
                                                                                                                             competitiveness in the future.                      with academic and professional local and international
                                                                                                                                                                                 research institutions.
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