Emirates Aviation University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lufthansa Technik Middle East to collaborate on opportunities in the aviation sector.
Under the MoU, Emirates Aviation University and Lufthansa Technik Middle East will spearhead initiatives that provide work experience opportunities within the field of engineering and aircraft maintenance. Lufthansa Technik Middle East will work with Emirates Aviation University’s (EAU) School of Engineering to develop cooperative learning objectives, facilitate student learning through guest speaking opportunities and seminars, share industry experience, and support EAU by attending and sponsoring conferences as well as participating in the University’s career fairs.
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The MoU was signed by Dr. Ahmad AL Ali, Vice Chancellor, Emirates Aviation University and Ziad Al – Hazmi, CEO Lufthansa Technik Middle East at the EAU main campus at Dubai Academic City.
“This aim of our agreement with Lufthansa Technik is to provide our students unique educational opportunities with strong industry partners. Enhancing our students’ exposure to the aviation industry through hands-on learning will help them meet the demands of tomorrow, as well as build strong foundations for their future career. We are confident that the MoU between EAU and Lufthansa Technik Middle East will help develop future aviation professionals who have a passion for engineering and support the development and growth of aspiring specialists in aircraft maintenance and mechanics,” said Dr Ahmad.
“This new partnership reaffirms Lufthansa Technik Middle East’s commitment in the region with education as an integral part of our growth strategy at Dubai South. Teaming up with Emirates Aviation University as a regional market leader in aviation education is a perfect match for Lufthansa Technik Middle East. We are very pleased with the support from EAU and Dubai government at large”, said Ziad Al – Hazmi, CEO Lufthansa Technik Middle East.
The MoU reflects EAU’s continuous investment in developing and strengthening its students’ capabilities by partnering with world-class industry players to offer unique educational opportunities for their students.
EAU offers stimulating, dynamic, and hands-on courses in aerospace and aeronautical engineering. The programmes provide students with the practical training and commercial acumen that they need to succeed in this high-technology field. EAU engineering programmes prepare students for various jobs and careers in the airline industry on aircraft acquisitions, planning, configuration and maintenance. As one of the main educational establishments in the United Arab Emirates, Emirates Aviation University is considered knowledgeably inspiring for students which helps them tackle the challenges of today and the future.
Emirates Aviation University:
Established in 1991, Emirates Aviation University is a leading educational institution in the Middle East for aeronautical engineering, aviation management, business management, and aviation safety & security studies. The University is the academic wing of the Emirates Group; a global travel and tourism conglomerate known worldwide for their commitment to the highest standards of quality in every aspect of business.
The University is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs and the Human Development Authority and offers an extensive range of educational opportunities designed to provide students with the best aviation related specializations. Students can chose from vocational, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that combine the highest standard of academics with the latest development in the field of aviation.
With some 35 subsidiaries and affiliates, the Lufthansa Technik Group is one of the leading providers of technical aircraft services in the world. Certified internationally as maintenance, production and design organization, the company has a workforce of more than 25,000 employees. Lufthansa Technik’s portfolio covers the entire range of services for commercial and VIP/special mission aircraft, engines, components and landing gear in the areas of digital fleet support, maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, completion and conversion as well as the manufacture of innovative cabin products.