Professor Mohamed Loutfi 

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

Nationally, Professor Loutfi is a member of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education's International Governance Group and the British Council - Going Global Steering Committee. Internationally, he is a council member at the Magna Charta Observatory of Fundamental University Values and Rights in Bologna.

He holds a BSc in Economics and Political Science, an MSc in Information Technology and a PhD in Systems Thinking.  Before joining Cardiff Metropolitan University, he held the posts of Senior Lecturer, then Principal Lecturer, then Head of Transnational Education at the University of Sunderland, UK.

Professor Loutfi has worked on many EU projects for Education Reforms, Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Ukraine, Russia, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt. He is currently working 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. In addition to this, Professor Loutfi is currently coordinating six Erasmus Mundus projects; these projects aim to enhance institutional cooperation among partners by facilitating student and staff mobility exchanges.

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Contact details:

Tel: +44 (0)2920 416714


Fax: +44 (0)2920 206928

Email: mloutfi@cardiffmet.ac.uk