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University Mohammed VI Polytechnic organizes the first edition of the "International Campus of Excellence Africa"



University Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is organizing the first edition of the "International Campus of Excellence Africa", on the 6th and 7th of December, at UM6P campus in Benguerir.


Supported by UM6P's Institute for Advanced Studies and under the theme "Shaping the future: Transitional Thinking in a World of Uncertainties", this first edition of the "International Campus of Excellence Africa" aims at tackle transitions marked by technological revolutions and political changes.


This initiative is an extension of the "International Campus of Excellence" program, which has been supported since 2005 by a group of 50 Nobel Prize laureates, 12 former Heads of State and Government, 9 astronauts, 6 Michelin-starred Chefs and 1,200 industrialists, from 52 countries representing all continents.


This edition organized by UM6P will bring together a global circle of visionaries who encourage the relentless pursuit of knowledge, science, innovation, and economic diplomacy, such as Pr. Richard Roberts, Nobel Prize Laureate in Medicine, representing (United Kingdom), Pr. Ouidad Bouchamaoui, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate of 2015 (Tunisia), and Mr. Carlos Umaña, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate of 2017 (Spain). The aim is to bring together generations of eminent personalities alongside young leaders to exchange and debate in a "safe space", that encourages the emulation of relevant and transformative ideas.


This initiative will be marked by the signing of several agreements between UM6P and prestigious partners, including the Royal European Academy of Doctors and The African Women Leaders Network. The event will also see the participation of several renowned institutions from around the world, including Fullbright and Charlemagne Prize Academy.


"We are delighted to welcome top leaders and institutions to University Mohammed VI Polytechnic to discuss major transitions in their broadest sense, to strengthen collaboration, address challenges in impactful ways, and serve our communities during this unprecedented time," said Mr. Hicham El Habti, President of University Mohammed VI Polytechnic.


As the event is open to communities of Leaders, students, researchers, and entrepreneurs, UM6P invites experts and potential contributors to take part by registering at the following link: