Extensive discussions had taken place to enhance the cooperation between Al- Quds university and the German Foundation for Academic Exchange (DAAD), during the meeting which brought together Vice President of Al-Quads university for communication and development Professor Hasan Dweik, and the representative of German Foundation for Academic Exchange (DAAD) Dr. Carsten Walbiner. The discussion focused on the scholarships the foundation can offer to the university particularly for the disciplines required by the university as proposed in its strategic plan , and the potentials to increase support for short visits to faculty in various fields of scientific research with German universities .
In the same context , Deanship of scientific research at Al-Quds university represented by Dean Dr. Mutaz Qutob organized an info session to students and faculty aimed at providing the students with a comprehensive information concerning the scholarships/ grants offered by the German Foundation for the MSc and PhD programs ,the session took place in Said Khouri Center of Excellence for Information Technology . The meeting was attended by A number of students who are interested in pursuing their postgraduate studies (Master's and PhD) , and members of the academic and administrative staff at the university
. Director of the ( DAAD) Foundation in Jerusalem Dr. Carsten Walbiner, presented a complete and detailed information concerning the grants that the foundation offers for the Palestinian students , the conditions that should be met by the candidates, the mechanism of application , and the disciplines offered .
At the end of this session Dr.Walbnier answered the questions of the participants and those interested.
Among the general conditions required to offer the grants are: to have at least accumulative grade average of 80% and above in the bachelor's degree to those applying for the master's program , and the average at least 80% in the master degree for those who apply for the doctorate grant.