The Department of Cultural Relations Administration promotes cultural exchange and that is to implement the agreements, programs, and cultural projects that are concluded between the State of Kuwait and neighboring countries, which includes the joint cooperation in the scientific and research fields ensuring the highest quality between the institute of higher education and scientific centers in both countries. Also, exchanging scholarships for higher education and studies of technical and professional levels where they are coordinated through diplomatic channels. The department also supervises the cultural offices and monitors their activities in accordance with the rules and regulations of the ministry.
programs and memoranda of understanding for higher education and scientific
research to be determined between the State of Kuwait and other countries.
Coordinating between the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and institutions of higher education, Kuwait
University, the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research and technical
Participating in the
meetings of the higher committees between the State of Kuwait and neighboring
Attending the meetings of
the coordinating committees between the State of Kuwait and various countries
to finalize the agreements concerning higher education and scientific research
in the higher committees meetings with other countries.
The administration acts as
a link between state institutions and cultural offices to provide them with all
correspondence, circulars and decisions relating to matters of cultural
Representing the Ministry
of Higher Education and higher education institutions at the General
Secretariat of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf in
Follow up the execution of
all items included in the agreements, memoranda, and executive programs in the
field of higher education and scientific research.
cultural advisors or embassy representatives of neighboring countries to
discuss common matters and interests in a manner that serves the interests of
Prepare annual scholarship
plans for high school students, both in scientific and literary fields, and announce
it for Kuwaiti students who are applicable.
Prepare annual scholarship
plans for higher education students offered by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Supervise the new
scholarships students and issue the rules that need to be met for enrollment.
Academic supervision and
follow up scholarship students.
Participation in the
permanent higher committee on agreements for higher education, scientific
research and scholarships.
Coordination with higher
education institutions and the concerned authorities in the Ministry on
official visits of delegations related to cultural affairs, higher education,
and scientific research.
Supervising the cultural
offices, following up their activities, and announcing them in the daily
newspapers to ensure their compliance with the Ministry's rules and regulations.
Consider renewing the
license of private offices every year.
Consider requests to hold
educational exhibitions inside Kuwait.