President of Mansoura University Participates in the third Conference of Al-Fateh University in Turkey

Prof. Sayed Ahmed Abd Al-Khalek; President of Mansoura University participated with the a paper in English on “ university and industry “ in particular reference to the experience of Mansoura University in the plenary session of the Third Conference of  Al-Fateh University in Turkey, entitled:

Innovative and Entrepreneurial Trends in Higher Education

The conference lasted from 29th of May to 2nd of June 2013 and more than 290 universities presidents or their representatives from all over the world attended that huge scientific gathering to exchange ideas, thoughts, and visions about developing high education in several fields some of the most important of them are:

  • The role of education technology in the development
  • The management of universities
  • Universities and entrepreneurship
  • Innovation in universities
  • Education globalization and internationalization
  • Creation and innovation in high education
  • Education finance

Prof. Magdy Abo Raian; the former president of Mansoura University; has also presented a paper in a parallel session about education internationalization and universities finance.

Later on Prof. Sayed Ahmed Abd Al-Khalek has headed one of the session entitled: Maintaining Quality in Higher Education; and he ended up with important recommendations; some of them are:


  • The role of the universities in education and scientific research should be a part from the state plane for the economic development
  • The role of the universities in scientific research and development should be a part of the state strategy for scientific research.
  • Concentrating on the applied aspects of the scientific research in universities in addition to the basic sciences.
  • Reconsidering the legislation that governs the universities to be more flexible to allow universities to develop their performance to enable them to freely market their researches’ results.
  • Facilitating establishing centers needed to convey technology from research labs to industry
  • Make it possible for the universities to establish companies, service or productive projects related to their messages or what may be known as “Spin off Companies”  to be a source of financing , training, experimenting  transferring technology, and operating. This how it goes in most of the western and eastern countries.
  • Our university's openness to the international universities and benefit from their experiences in the framework of the privacy of the Egyptian market and the need for development.
  • Considering investment in universities productive investment to ensure human capitals that represent the basic of development not just a service investment that can be Indispensable.
  • Education can be directed to create jobs, not just to get a job which is known as “Employability”
  • Authorizing universities to establish or eliminate educational programs according to the needs of the market, the need for development and modernization without extreme centralization.
  • Helping universities in managing their financial affairs freely with accountability according to generally accepted frameworks for the management of the universities and helping them to develop their own resources.
  • Universities must have sophisticated vision about its plans as a Gnostic radiation and transferring knowledge and technology in the market
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