Yesterday, the Vice Chancellor of the Institut Catholique de Kabgayi (ICK), Fr Dr. Balthazar NTIVUGURUZWA, visited Lleida University located in Catalonia-Spain. The visit aimed at strengthening partnerships and collaboration with this University. He met with Prof Jaume PUY, Rector and the team in charge of International Relations and Cooperation including the Vice-Rector for Internationalization, Prof. Antoni GRANOLLERS, the Coordinator of Social Commitment, Equality and Cooperation, Núria CAMPS as well as Prof. Albert ROCA and Dr. Firmin DUSABE.
During their meeting, the two parties discussed the already existing collaboration through the project "Girls and Women Empowerment at ICK" that is funded by the Lleida University.
In fact, the Project awards partial scholarships 48 ICK female students with few economic resources for three years since 2020.
Apart from this ongoing project, they also examined possibilities for future collaborations mainly focusing on mobility of students and lecturers, joint research projects and capacity building among others.