Italian Consul General highlights study prospects in Italy

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KARACHI: The Italian Consulate in Karachi in collaboration with the Department of Communication and Languages, Institute of Business Management (IoBM) hosted a session ‘Study in Italy’ on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. H.E Ms. Anna Ruffino, Italian Consul General in Karachi talked to students and faculty about the online students’ portal ‘Study in Italy’ developed under the supervision of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
She was accompanied by Muhammad Haroon, Cultural Coordinator at the Italian Consulate and Dr. Irfan Muhammad, Ph.D. from LUISS Guido Carli University, Italy. Dr. Mehvish Saleem, HoD, Department of Communication and Languages along with her faculty played a leading role in arranging this session.
Ms. Anna Ruffino highlighted the prospects of higher studies for students in Italy. She said that the universities in Italy provide students with research opportunities, pursue a scientific method of education and offer several courses in English. She explained how students can plan their studies in Italy and the process to apply for grants through the ‘Study in Italy’ portal. A large number of students from IoBM attended this session besides faculty, management and media representatives.
While Muhammad Haroon stressed upon the cultural aspects of studying in Italy, Dr. Irfan Muhammad shared his experience as a PhD student in Italy. He briefed students about the selection criteria of a university in Italy. He also shared the importance of spending a year in another part of Europe to acclimatize students with the culture and to expand their insights regarding their field of study.