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About IERC

The International Education Resource Center (IERC) has been set up with the goal of promoting higher education opportunities in Germany, Turkey, Malaysia and China at DHA Suffa University. It strives to provide an interface for DHA Suffa University’s students to access the study abroad programs of leading international universities. At present, DSU has MoUs with Eurasia Institute for International Education (EIIE-Berlin), Technical University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) Wildau, Germany, Senior Experten Service (SES, Bonn, Germany), AIMST University, Malaysia, Bilkent University, Turkey, Fateh Sultan Mehmet Vakif University, Turkey and Chengdu University, China. The IERC functions as DSU’s International Office and manages all affairs of the University pertaining to the visits of foreign experts and professionals from partner international universities and educational institutions, as well as the participation of DSU’s students and faculty members in various foreign mobility programs. The IERC facilitates students to learn foreign languages and strives to keep students well informed about foreign internship possibilities and scholarships. It is the IERC’s endeavor to foster academic growth and professional development at DSU through strong linkages with international academia and to equip DSU’s students with a ‘skill set’ that shall enable them to thrive in multi-cultural environments and embark on international career paths after their graduation.

Mission

The mission of DSU’s IERC is to foster academic growth and professional development at DSU through strong linkages with international academia.

Objectives

  • To raise awareness of the university community about educational, research and career opportunities in Germany, Malaysia, China and Turkey 
  • To promote and enhance academic cooperation on national and international levels 
  • To develop and implement joint degree programs in collaboration with leading international universities
  • To promote inter-cultural harmony by equipping faculty members and students with cross-cultural competence, needed for working and studying in a multi-cultural environment
  • To offer opportunities for learning Foreign Languages on-campus
  • To equip students with a 'skill set' that shall enable them to thrive in multi-cultural environments and embark on international career paths after their graduation

Managing Staff

Makhdoomzada Asadullah Siddiqui
Makhdoomzada Asadullah Siddiqui holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from NUST, Karachi. Presently, he is serving as the Director of DSU’s IERC, which is responsible for collaborating with foreign universities and facilitating DSU's students to benefit from the higher education opportunities available at leading international universities.

Marium Shamim
Marium Shamim earned her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Karachi. She is currently pursuing her CMA from the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP). She is presently serving as IERC Executive and is responsible for coordination with DSU’s international partners and facilitating students aspiring to complete higher education from foreign universities. She is also actively involved in arranging events relating to promotion of higher education opportunities abroad.

Tatheer Yawar Ali
Tatheer Yawar Ali, currently working as IERC executive at DHA Suffa University, holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from SZABIST, Karachi and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Karachi University. Her major responsibilities as IERC Executive include collaboration and coordination with DSU’s international partners, briefing students about international education opportunities and facilitating them to pursue higher education abroad as well as planning and conducting on-campus seminars and events pertaining to higher education opportunities in Europe, Turkey, Malaysia and China.

DHA Suffa University

Vision

"To become a globally recognized institution of higher education and research which would extend the frontiers of knowledge and contribute significantly in nation building."

Mission

"To achieve high standards in teaching, learning and research for becoming a world renowned academic institution."