The Ministry of Health of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Metropolia UAS

12.09.2018

The Ministry of Health of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed on Monday, 10.9.2018 a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation with Metropolia UAS in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Metropolia was represented by Director, Finance and Administration, Deputy CEO Simo Mustila.

The content of the memorandum contributes to cultural enrichment, scientific progress, and the consolidation of friendship and development of bilateral relations. In addition, subject to this MoU, the parties pursue cooperation in respect of further education and training for Saudi Arabian Registered Nurses in Finland.

"This is an important opportunity for Metropolia. We have built a confidential foundation for our cooperation with the Ministry of Health of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As a provider of Finland’s largest educational offering in the field of Health Care and Social Services, we want to contribute in developing Saudi Arabia’s health care system. Our strengths are the solid expertise in multidisciplinary training concepts and our years of expertise in English Degree Programmes”, Director Katri Luukka summarizes.

The Minister of Health of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Dr. Tawfig AlRabia and his delegation visited Metropolia UAS in August 2017 as a part of the official visit to Finland. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has expressed interest in the Finnish Education System, especially in Health and Social Care Education, Health Technology Education as well as collaboration between education services and enterprises.

Further information

Katri Luukka
Director, Continuing Education and Enterprise Services
Metropolia UAS
katri.luukka@metropolia.fi
p. +358 40 573 6728

Release by
Sirpa Rutanen
Communications and Marketing


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