University of Bonn Signs MoU with University of Ghana

A delegation from the University of Bonn, Germany, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Ghana to have a meaningful exchange and productive relationship for promotion of research work in Ghana.

In brief remarks, Prof. Dr. Stephan Conermann, Vice-Rector, International Affairs, University of Bonn noted that their partnership with the University of Ghana will offer great benefit for both institutions and research for scholars around the world.

Prof. Dr. Stephan Conermann, Vice-Rector, International Affairs, University of Bonn and  Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu exchanging gifts

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, in his address mentioned that Ghanaians must learn to inculcate the German character of discipline to solve problems globally. He noted that discipline, truthfulness, honesty and trust are values necessary for growth and development in Ghana.

The Registrar, Mrs. Mercy Haizel-Ashia in brief remarks, expressed excitement about the University of Ghana-University of Bonn co-operation. She was hopeful that the move will ultimately promote the advancement of research for both Institutions.

Registrar, Mrs. Mercy Haizel-Ashia

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, Vice-Chancellor, University of Ghana, Prof. Dr. Stephan Conermann, Vice-Rector, International Affairs and Prof. Dr. Dieter Sturma, Director, German Reference Centre for Ethics in the Life Sciences.

Officials from the University of Bonn were Christine Muller, Head, International Study Programmes, International Office; Patricia Korir, Project Manager Tackling Filariasis, University Hospital Bonn; Eva Youvhana, ZEF, (Centre for Development Research); Rahel Hutgens, Advisor to the Vice-Rector for International Affairs; Jakob Rhyner, Professor for Global Change and Systemic Risks, Agricultural Faculty, Scientific Director of Innovation Campus Bonn; Matiele Eves, Professor in Geography, Focus Hydrology, UNESCO CHAITC  Human Water Systems; Angelina Kellings, Head of Quality Management, Study Core Unit, Bonn University Hospital; Benr Stoppa, Scientific Manager/ Researcher, Forum Internationale Cuisseuschaft.

Present from the University of Ghana were Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs;  Prof. Olivia Anku- Tsede, Legal Counsel; Professor George Oduro Nkansah, Director, Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Dr. Hasskei M. Majeed, Head, Philosophy and Classics; Mrs. Christy Badu, Acting Director, Academic Affairs Directorate; Dr. Ibrahim Bedi, Acting Director, Internal Audit; Mrs. Stella Amoa, Director, Public Affairs and Mr. Joseph Oduro Nkansah, Deputy Registrar, Office of the Vice- Chancellor.