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The UWED was visited by Dan Fredrick - Director, International Project Manager, University of Alberta.

During the negotiations in the administration, Mr. Frederic informed about the goals of his visit to Uzbekistan, in particular, this discussion of the development of bilateral relations in the educational sphere, the possibilities of increasing the number of students from Uzbekistan to study in Canada under the existing agreement with the El Yurt Umidi Foundation, as well as establishing partnerships between the UWED and the University of Alberta.

During the meeting, issues of wide cooperation in such areas as improving innovative teaching methods, the exchange of delegations of faculty, students and masters, holding joint scientific and practical conferences, seminars, master classes, including in the form of webinars (on -line of lectures).

At the end of the meeting, the guest introduced a new scholarship program for Canadian educational institutions, which allows foreign students from different regions of the world to attend programs throughout Canada https://www.educanada.ca/scholarships-bourses/news-nouvelles/2019/2019-09-05.aspx?lang=eng

(For reference: The University of Alberta in Edmonton (Alberta) is among the four best Canadian educational and research universities with an international reputation in the fields of health and biological sciences, energy, social sciences, business, computer science, agriculture, artificial intelligence, education and engineering.

In the ranking of the best universities in the world, the University of Alberta is among 100-150 universities, and in the ranking of higher education institutions Times - in 51 place.

Since its founding in 1908, the University of Alberta has been committed to excellence in teaching and has been home to most of Canada’s best teachers (this Canadian program recognizes excellence in higher education teaching).

About 40,000 students study in one of 350 undergraduate programs and over 500 postgraduate programs, including 7,000 international students from more than 150 countries.

The University of Alberta, paying great attention to scientific research, seeks international cooperation in the development of knowledge and innovation.

The university has 18 faculties in five campuses, which host more than 100 institutes and centers, and is home to leading experts from around the world.

The University of Alberta has more than 400 research laboratories, and the system of scientific libraries is the second largest in Canada).