United Arab Emirates, Dubai: The University of Europe for Applied Sciences in Dubai (UE), the first German university to establish a campus in the UAE, proudly announces a strategic collaboration with the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK). This collaborative partnership, officially unvelied during the AHK regional directors meeting held at UE Dubai’s campus on November 3rd, aims to create a robust network of support and collaboration among German entities in the UAE, ensuring that UE Dubai students benefit from industry connections and exceptional networking opportunities.
The collaboration aims to empower UE Dubai graduates by providing them access to relevant industry stakeholders, allowing them to gain practical experience and job market readiness in the UAE and globally. In parallel, it supports the business community by actively involving industry stakeholders in identifying the most vital skills for advancing UE Dubai’s programmes and aligning them with the dynamic fields of design, technology, and the creative industry, including the essential soft skills required for today's job market.
Professor Maurits van Rooijen, President of UE and UE Dubai campus, commented on the partnership, saying, "We are excited about our collaboration with the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK). We are delighted by the support of Emirati and German companies that we are receiving in the UAE which will empower our graduates with the valuable networking opportunities and hand-on experiences that will help them shape their career paths. With AHK’s collaborative support, we are committed to fostering economic and social collaborations between academia and the business, technology and creative industries, which will play a crucial role in driving real-world innovations.”
The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) is a highly accredited German private university committed to academic excellence and global learning opportunities. With over 20 years of experience, UE offers a range of Bachelor's, Master's, dual Bachelor's, and MBA degree programmes in business, technology, data, sports, psychology and design. Currently, UE operates five campuses in Germany (Berlin, Hamburg, Iserlohn and Potsdam) and a virtual campus in the Metaverse. UE serves more than 4,600 students, preparing them for success in today’s job market. UE was recently awarded the German Education Award 2023/2024, presented by the German Institute for Service Quality.