Professor Mohamed Loutfi

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Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)​​

Mohamed Loutfi is a Professor of Internationalisation and Pro Vice-Chancellor at Cardiff Metropolitan University with responsibility of the development and implementation of the University's Internationalisation Strategy at home and abroad.

He is a council member at the Magna Charta Observatory in Bologna. The Observatory is the global guardian of fundamental university values and assists universities and higher education systems to operate effectively in accordance with them.

Professor Loutfi is responsible for instigating and coordinating partnerships with over 25 different countries, some at Governmental level. Projects have included building partnerships with universities in different countries and enhancing institutional cooperation in learning, teaching and enterprise, as well as delivering programmes for university leaders to implement national higher education reform and internationalisation strategies.

He has also worked on many EU projects for Higher Education Reforms and on Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Ukraine, Russia, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt. In addition, he led with the ministries of Higher Education in Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Morocco to develop a framework for building capacity for leadership in Higher Education through European experiences in this field.

Professor Loutfi holds a BSc in Economics and Political Science, an MSc in Information Technology and a PhD in Systems Thinking, his research involves Modelling and Simulation of Social Systems, Non-linear, Dynamic Feedback Systems.

View Professor Loutfi's full curriculum vitae (PDF).

Contact details:​
Tel: +44 (0)2920 416714
Fax: +44 (0)2920 206928
​Email: mloutfi@cardiffmet.ac.uk