Students at Tel Aviv University 370.
(photo credit: Danielle Ziri)
The Association of University Heads of Israel is expected to sign an agreement
on Monday with The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada “to
facilitate, promote and support international research collaboration between
Israeli and Canadian universities.”
The signing, which will take place in
the presence of University of Calgary President Prof. Elizabeth Cannon,
Principal of Queen’s University in Ontario, Prof. Daniel Woolf and Tel Aviv
University President Prof. Joseph Klafter.
A delegation of Canadian
university presidents is currently visiting Israel with the goal of “deepening
scientific relations between the two countries.”
The delegation is
jointly sponsored by the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Canada’s Center
for Israel and Jewish Affairs.