Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with Hamburg University

The Faculty of Law at the British University in Egypt (“BUE”) is glad to announce that it has signed on Thursday, 21 June 2018 a memorandum of understanding (“MoU”) with Institute of Law and Economics (”ILE”) at Hamburg University, Germany.

The MoU is a step toward Faculty of Law’s ambitious plan to initiate international partnerships with respectable institutions to support its teaching and research mission. The MoU’s main aims are promoting the study of Law and Economics in the undergraduate level at the Faculty of Law, conducting joint research, and having exchange programs.

Under this MoU both the Faculty of Law and ILE will hold joint workshops in Egypt or Hamburg in mutual topics of interest. Furthermore, both institutions will exchange students and faculty staff with the opportunity to spend research stays at Hamburg University for Faculty of Law staff. Moreover, Faculty of Law students will get the opportunity to join summer schools held at Hamburg University.

The Institute of Law and Economics (“ILE”) is a part of the Faculty of Law at Hamburg University and was founded in 1997 to enhance research and teaching in the field of Law and Economics, as well as to facilitate the communication between the researchers of both the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Economics at Hamburg University. The ILE offers a one year Master's Degree in Law and Economics (LLM). In addition, since 1998, the ILE offers a Ph.D. program in Law and Economics in cooperation with other prestigious European universities. Moreover, the ILE offers several basic and advanced courses in the Economic Analysis of Competition Law, Tort law, Contract Law, Property Law, Public Law, and Corporate Law.

The MoU was signed by Prof. Ahmed Hamad, President of the BUE and Prof. Hassan Abdelhamid, Dean of Faculty of Law, and prof. Stefan Voigt, Director of the ILE at Hamburg University.