AUC’s Fees in Egyptian Pounds: Decision by Egyptian Court

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 21 Mar 2017 / News

The Egyptian judiciary requires the American University in Cairo to charge tuition in Egyptian pounds, not US dollars.

Small Wheat Grains Swell Into Big Controversy

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 07 Mar 2017 / News

Some experiments in Egypt that suggest farmers might get two growing seasons of wheat in a year are drawing heavy criticism.

Arab Universities and MOOCs: Cautious Cooperation

Sabah Hamamou / 07 Mar 2017 / News

While Arab youth are eager to use the Arab massive open online courses’ platforms, Arab academic institutions seem reluctant to cooperate with such organizations

Egyptian Online Platform Shakes Up Private Tutoring

Menna A. Farouk / 15 Feb 2017 / News

Tutorama aims to make high quality tutoring easily accessible in Egypt.

Getting Books Into the Hands of Arab Readers

Ursula Lindsey / 10 Feb 2017 / News

Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.

Egyptian Universities See Boom in Foreign Students

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 07 Feb 2017 / News

Low fees and breadth of choice have led to a huge rise in Arab and foreign students in Egypt.

Academics Uneasy About Honorary Degrees for Rulers

Wagdy Sawahel / 03 Feb 2017 / News

Awarding symbolic doctorates to political rulers has a long and controversial history at Arab Universities.

New Egyptian High-School Exam Seeks to Fight Cheating

Menna A. Farouk / 23 Jan 2017 / News

Ministry of Education hopes exam papers will be harder to leak on social media.

2 Egyptian Universities Start Religion-Blind Admission

Jacob Wirtschafter / 13 Jan 2017 / News

Cairo University and Ain Shams University have stopped requiring applicants and students to list their religion on official forms.

Young Arabs Don’t Want to Emigrate, New Study Says

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 14 Dec 2016 / News

Young Arabs face countless difficulties in trying to build a future, but contrary to many other reports a new study says most of them do not want to leave their countries.