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      A researcher
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Academic Partnerships

Duke University

Duke University

Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Pratt School of Engineering and Effat University have been partners since 2004, when they collaborated to develop the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) curriculum and establish the program, the first of its kind for women in Saudia Arabia. Every year, faculty from Duke visit the department to monitor its development and interact with students and faculty. ECE graduates each receive a personal letter of congratulations from the Dean of the Pratt School.

University of Miami

University of Miami

Architecture

The School of Architecture at Miami University has partnered Effat University since 2009. Miami collaborated with Effat to create the new 5-year curriculum in line with NAAB standards. Every summer, Effat students have the opportunity to take courses in Italy at the University of Miami’s facilities in Rome. Miami faculty visit Effat annually to monitor students’ projects, give guest lectures and monitor the departments progress.

Syracuse University

Syracuse University

Computer Science

Syracuse University has partnered with the department of Computer Science since 2013. Collaboration started with the i-School, but now the new focus is on Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security and the partnership is being continued with the College of Engineering & Computer Science. The strong collaboration has supported ABET Accreditation.

Tokai University

Tokai University

Computer Science

The Computer Science department’s international partner is Tokai University, in the land of technical innovation, Japan. Tokai collaborates with Effat in ensuring that the curriculum remains up-to-date in this rapidly changing field. Professors from Tokai visit on an annual basis, giving not only lectures and courses relevant to the field, but also insights into the fascinating Japanese culture. Students have also taken research internship courses in Tokai.

Georgetown University

Georgetown University

College of Business

In 2005, Effat first collaborated with the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, Washington DC to establish a department of Business Administration. From this solid foundation, the College of Business was formed in 2009, and now the College offers the first PhD program at a private university. The ongoing partnership with MSB continues to strengthen all the departments, ensures that they stay up-to-date with the constantly changing business landscape, and increases the research capacity of both students and faculty.

Mount-Holyoke University

Mount-Holyoke University

Enhancement Centers

Mount Holyoke is a selective women’s college that has a robust reputation for empowering women and developing leadership skills to produce the leaders of the future. Their mission mirrors that of Effat, which is “ to qualify tomorrow’s competitive leaders”. In 2010 the sister institutions started collaboration to develop new initiatives to strengthen and add value to the co-curricular program at Effat.

Bocconi University

Bocconi University

Master of Science in Finance

SDA Bocconi is one of the few Business Schools that hold the so-called "triple crown", three of the most prestigious international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. It is also the only Italian Business School to feature in all the major international rankings, including Financial Times, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek and The Economist.

University of People

University of the People

The mission of University of the People is to offer affordable, quality, fully online, degree-granting educational programs to any qualified student. UoPeople believes that education plays a fundamental role in strengthening respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, and in promoting understanding and tolerance.

Our partnership offers students from both institutions the chance to pursue a variety of fields at the undergraduate level, as well as at the graduate level.

Students will be able to transfer between the two universities in compatible programs.

Kent State University  

Kent State University

Architecture

KENT State University, USA collaborates with Effat University in Students Summer School, studying abroad, joint conferences.

Virginia Tech University

Virginia Tech University

Effat English Academy

The Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute, whose mission is to promote intercultural competence and understanding by connecting people across borders and disciplines, aims to inspire globally minded students, scholars, and professionals through transformative learning, innovative collaborations, and cross-cultural engagement.

University of Southern California  

University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts

Cinematic Arts

The USC School of Cinematic Arts is the leading school of its kind in the world, and boasts an array of Hollywood stars as its alumni. It was involved at the inception of Effat’s first department of cinematic arts in 2006 (known then as the Visual and Digital Production Department), and remains an active partner until now. Every year, at least two faculty members come to Effat to offer master classes, evaluate student projects, and ensure that the department is at the forefront of the newest Hollywood trends.

North Eastern University

North Eastern University

Effat University collaborates with The Social Impact Lab at NorthEastern University to provide a course in experiential philanthropy education (EPE), supported by the Juffali Foundation, which is a teaching methodology that incorporates grant making into an academic course to enhance and complement core learning objectives.

Arts University, Bournemouth

Arts University, Bournemouth

AUB is a leading University offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries. It was ranked as the UK's top specialist art and design university in The Sunday Times Good University Guide. It has worked with Effat on a range of projects, including a documentary film for international release, post-graduate art projects, pop-up film workshops, and many others.



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