Egyptian Universities Want More Foreign Students

Menna A. Farouk / 19 Apr 2017 / News

Government plan will boost foreign currency revenues.

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.

Oman’s Move Toward Personalized Medicine

Benjamin Plackett / 21 Feb 2017 / News

Medical research that uses data from Arab patients results in better treatments for local populations.

Jordanian Student Suspended for Opposing Tuition Hike

Hamad Othman / 14 Feb 2017 / News

Jordanian universities restrain student movements by expelling their leaders.

Shrinking Egyptian Economy Could Cramp Social Sciences

Mai Shams El-Din / 08 Dec 2016 / News

As the Egyptian pound decreases in value against the dollar, academic disciplines that consider themselves the home of critical thinking say they are at risk.

Rising Educational Costs Weigh on Palestinian Students

Asma' Jawabreh / 14 Nov 2016 / News

Students in Palestine are surrounded by a weak economy with high unemployment and dwindling donor support. Rising tuition is the last straw for many.

The Price of Master’s and Doctoral Degrees Jumps in Egypt

Mai Shams El-Din / 08 Sep 2016 / News

Study beyond a bachelor’s degree suddenly gets more expensive, hitting dental and medical students particularly hard.

Importing Higher Education: A Qatari Experiment

Burton Bollag / 14 Jul 2016 / News

It’s been close to 20 years since the founding of Education City, the cluster of Western university campuses in Doha. What has been achieved?

Finding a Place to Sleep—a Challenge for Moroccan Students

Khalid Aitnasser / 13 Jul 2015 / News

After being accepted by universities, Moroccan students then face a big obstacle: Finding housing.

Libya’s Foreign Scholarship Program Is Crumbling

Abdel Moneim Alaghima, John Dyer / 09 Jul 2015 / News

The government program that supports thousands of Libyan students appears to be ending and is paying students and universities extremely erratically.