On 24 January 2015, El Gouna - “A dream came true,” Eng. Samih Sawiris, himself an alumnus of TU Berlin, stated at the 2014 TUB Campus El Gouna graduation ceremony honoring the class that achieved their Master's degrees in the fields of energy conservation, water and waste water treatment.
The 27 students from five different nationalities were the first alumni to receive their Master's certificates. In attendance at the ceremony were H. E. Dr Khaled Fahmy, Egypt's Minister for the Environment, Mr Hansjörg Haber, German Ambassador in Egypt, Red Sea Governor Major General Ahmed Abdallah, Prof. Dr. Christian Thomsen, President of Technische Universität Berlin, and proud families and friends.
Laura Oexle, Head of Science Department at the German Embassy in Cairo, described the campus as a flagship for the German-Egyptian scientific relations. “This university offers ideal research conditions for scientists in their respective fields. The campus with its three programs is exactly focusing on the main challenges Egypt is facing”, she said.
Congratulations to the graduates and TU Berlin Campus for their extraordinary achievements.