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  • Tuesday, May 14, 2024

  • CUI

  • International Office

COMSATS University Islamabad Hosts Successful Online Student Counselling Session on Studying in Germany

Islamabad, Pakistan – May 9, 2024 – COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) partnered with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Information Centre in Islamabad to offer an online student counselling session on 8th May 2024. The event organized by the International Office was designed to connect students with the vast educational and research opportunities available in Germany and attracted over fifty enthusiastic participants from all seven CUI campuses and beyond.

Ms. Aimen Saleem, Program Manager at DAAD Islamabad, then delivered a comprehensive presentation on eligibility requirements for foundation year, bachelor's, master's, PhD, and postdoctoral programs.

Beyond DAAD scholarships, Ms. Saleem presented other funding options, including programs offered by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Erasmus Mundus program, and the EURAXESS platform for postdoctoral research positions.

Regarding language requirements, Ms. Saleem clarified that a TOEFL/IELTS exam is mandatory for all Pakistani applicants. German language proficiency is only required for programs taught in German language.

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024

  • CUI

  • International Office

Awareness Session on "Study in France" Held at COMSATS University Islamabad

Islamabad, April 30, 2024 – The International Office (IO) of COMSATS University Islamabad, in collaboration with the French Embassy in Islamabad, organized an Awareness Session on "Study in France" for the university's students. The session was held at the International Centre of the university on Tuesday (April 30, 2024). A large number of third and fourth-year students and CUI faculty members from various departments participated.

The resource persons from the French Embassy were Ms. Mathilde Loustalniau, Coordinator of Campus France Pakistan, and Ms. Arifa Sultana, Manager of Cultural and Cooperation Services. They delivered a comprehensive presentation on educational and scholarship opportunities in France. The speakers highlighted various study programs, scholarships, and cultural experiences offered for studying there. The session facilitated understanding of the application and registration procedures, as well as scholarship and grant opportunities for the students. The session also addressed questions from students about studying in France. The speakers answered the questions and clarified common misconceptions, including those about language and fee structures. It was noted that it is entirely possible to pursue higher studies in France in English, and the fees are generally quite nominal. Students are allowed to work part-time to finance their living expenses. There are also paid internships, post-study work, and employment opportunities for the students.

Dr. Hammad Omer (T.I.), Head International Office CUI, delivered closing remarks and shields to the visiting delegates. Dr. Omer acknowledged and appreciated the French Embassy for their continued cooperation with COMSATS University Islamabad. He thanked the speakers for their time and for conducting a comprehensive and informative session for the CUI students. He also praised the great efforts made by CUI students and faculty members to make this activity a success. Following the session, IO officials held a detailed meeting with the visiting delegates: Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, Senior Manager, Ms. Samira Shah, Ms. Sadia Haider, Mr. Arif Awan and Mr. Zubair Iqbal, Senior Program Officers. The resource persons also visited the Junaid Zaidi Library of the university. A group photo marked the end of the event.

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  • Tuesday, April 30, 2024

  • CUI

  • International Office

Greetings from International Office!

International office (CUI) in collaboration with DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) is going to organize an online counselling session- Study in Germany, on 8th May 2024 (Wednesday) from 2:30 till 3:30 sharp. The session will be delivered by DAAD representative.

The purpose of the event is to give an overview on studying in Germany, securing scholarships and answering any relevant questions.

You are requested to kindly disseminate this information among the Undergrad students who are in their last semesters in the following disciplines and MS students of all disciplines can attend who are interested to do a PhD in Germany. Young faculty members interested in doing a PhD can also join.    

·        Social Sciences

·        Business Studies

·        IR,

·        Development Studies

·        Health Science

·        Media

·        Environmental Studies. 

Before joining this online session, please make sure that students are well acquainted with the necessary information and are prepared accordingly. Students can utilize the following links provided by DAAD for this purpose.

For guidance, please watch instructional videos on how to apply to our scholarship programmes for Germany.

Lastly the Microsoft team link is given below to join the online session.

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2024

  • CUI

  • International Office

Erasmus+ Information Session scheduled on February 15, 2024

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  • Thursday, October 12, 2023

  • Business

  • International Office

I am directed to forward herewith the appended email and its attachment received from HEC are submitted for kind dissemination among the faculty members of your Campus with the request to capitalize this opportunity. 
This virtual event is being organized by the Directorate General of Research and Innovation (DG RTD) and the Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels to provide information related to Horizon Grants related to areas including agriculture, circular economy, sustainable textiles, disaster management and risk governance. Furthermore, information will also be provided on schemes under the Marie Skoldowska-Curie Actions.
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