Concluding a memorandum between The Terezín Composers´ Institute and the University of Haifa in the presence of President Miloš Zeman in Israel
Press Release of 25 November 2018
The Terezín Composers’Institute signed the Memorandum of Cooperation with Haifa University on November 25, 2018 in Jerusalem. The objective of the cooperation is development of joint projects as well as support for students’ programs and research, including student exchange stays. The signature of the memorandum was part of Czech Chamber of Commerce’s accompanying mission to President Miloš Zeman’s visit of to Israel. The memorandum was signed by the President of the University, Prof. Ron Robin and the Rector of the University, Prof. Gustavo Mesch, and by the director and chairman of the Executive Board, Jiří Polák.
The TerezínComposers’Institute takes care of the legacy and popularization of works written by Terezín composers. It serves also as a research center; its editorial board aims at publishing works of Terezín composers. The Institute also focuses on pedagogical activities for students from all over the world and cooperates with several universities.
The University of Haifa is a university founded in 1972 in the city of Haifa, Israel. There are approximately 18,000 students attending its six faculties. The Haifa University is a leading educational establishment in Israel in the fields of humanities, social sciences, law, health sciences, natural sciences, education and management. The university offers study programs at bachelor level as well as at higher educational levels. In 2006, the university awarded honorary doctorate of philosophy to the Czech President Václav Havel.
Link: Lidové noviny, 25.11.2018