Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi has launched its Institute, a pioneering initiative to standardize and structure research activity while fostering collaboration and attracting international researchers.
The inauguration took place in the presence of distinguished personalities, including Prof. Guillaume Fiquet, Vice-Rector of the Sorbonne University for International Relations and Economic Partnerships, Prof. Silvia Serrano, Vice-Rector of the Sorbonne Abu Dhabi, and Christopher Cripps, Senior Global Advisor. Sorbonne Rector’s Office Contact and Foreign Affairs.
The Sorbonne Abu Dhabi Institute was established with a clear vision to promote academic excellence, strengthen research capabilities and contribute to the development of the UAE. By integrating research efforts, the Institute aims to enhance collaboration, encourage interdisciplinary research and attract top international researchers, faculty and students.
The research activities of the Sorbonne Abu Dhabi will be carried out through the Institute, which is closely integrated with the Paris-Sorbonne Institute. Drawing on the areas of excellence of Paris-Sorbonne University and the expertise of Abu Dhabi research professors, the Institute will research topics of local and regional context importance.
The Institute at the Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi consists of four research centers: Artificial Intelligence, Gulf Studies, Heritage Studies and Environmental Studies. Each center has a range of research activities designed to develop and explore topics relevant to its respective field.
Professor Silvia Serrano, Vice-Chancellor, Abu Dhabi Sorbonne University, commented on the launch: “The establishment of the Abu Dhabi Sorbonne University Institute marks an important milestone in strengthening research programs in line with the UAE’s vision. We are confident that the initiative will stimulate collaborative research efforts, Attract exceptional talent and advance research in the region.” – trade arab news agency