Professor Hossein Modarressi of Princeton University Addressed the Inauguration of a New Al-Azhar

A millennium after al-Azhar University was build by the Fatimid Empire in Egypt, Kenya inaugurated a modern university last week to follow al-Azhar’s educational model. Professor Modarressi of Princeton University spoke as the keynote speaker in the event and reminded his audience that the new university may be an educational linchpin between Africa and other continents. This is an interesting news for MENA students who are interested in the study abroad program.Hossein Modarressi