The Rector of the University of Algiers 1 meets with the Director of Postgraduate Studies at the National University of Córdoba in Argentina

The rector of the University of Algiers 1 “Benyoucef Benkhedda”, Professor Fares Mokhtari, has
received, on Sunday, May 5, 2024, Professor Franco Matías Francisca, the director of postgraduate
studies at the National University of Córdoba in Argentina, accompanied by Mr. Julian Vazeilles,
commercial and cultural affairs officer at the Embassy of Argentina in Algeria.
The visit falls within the framework of discussing ways of cooperation between the two universities on
academic and research levels, as well as mechanisms for the exchange of students and faculty
members. Emphasis was also given to cooperation in the fields of artificial intelligence, medicine,
architecture, energy sciences, mathematics, and other areas.
The rector of the University has underscored the Algerian university’s openness to international
cooperation through organizing joint international conferences and sharing experiences to strengthen
student training and enhance global standing. This cooperation is the first of its kind between the
Algerian and Argentinian universities. Lastly, It was agreed to draft a twinning agreement between

two universities, which is expected to be ratified at a subsequent time.