The collaboration aims to empower UE Dubai graduates by providing them access to relevant industry stakeholders
Dubai, Nov 14, 2023: The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) in Dubai, the first German university to establish a campus in the UAE, has announced a strategic collaboration with the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK).
The partnership aims to create a 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. It also 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 says, “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.”
Aiming to position the campus as the innovation hub for AHK stakeholders, UE Dubai will open its state-of-the-art resources to AHK and its members, offering access to research, training and development programmes at its One Central campus in the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). Furthermore, UE Dubai extends its facilities to AHK and its members, providing a space for meetings, training sessions and related activities, fostering educational growth and professional development for both entities.
Oliver Oehms, CEO of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) says, “Through active engagement with AHK members and stakeholders, our aim is to forge connections with UE Dubai students and professionals, equipping them with essential skills and practical experiences needed for successful careers in today’s job market.”
UE Dubai is scheduled to welcome its first batch of MBA students in January 2024.