Arab Youth Survey Suggests Unemployment Drives Terrorism

Rasha Faek / 22 Apr 2016 / Resources

A survey found Arab young people believe religion plays too much of a role in society. But survey respondents said unemployment is driving some youth into the arms of the Islamic State.

Report Says 2015 Was a Bad Year for Egyptian Students’ Freedom

Wagdy Sawahel / 18 Jan 2016 / Resources

A new infographic details what one organization says were numerous instances in which Egyptian students were expelled, imprisoned and killed illegally.

Arab Youth Doubt Democracy Will Be Delivered

Benjamin Plackett / 28 Apr 2015 / Resources

Findings from a region-wide survey reveal the hopes and concerns of university-age adults.

German Education: A Hidden Gem?

Sarah Lynch / 27 Jun 2014 / Resources

For many Arab students, particularly those seeking master’s and doctoral degrees, Germany is an attractive, affordable destination.

A Student Network to Support Arab Innovation

Rasha Faek / 14 May 2014 / Resources

A student program tries to bridge the gap between academia and industry and encourage innovation.

An Arab “Learning Barometer” Sounds an Alarm

Sarah Lynch / 11 Feb 2014 / Resources

A report and an accompanying interactive tool reveal the lack of basic education in much of the Arab world.

Top European Destinations for Arab Students

Mohamed Elmeshad / 27 Jan 2014 / Resources

European countries are less well known as international-student recruiters, but some countries are potent competitors.

Beyond Facebook: Deeper Online Cultural Exchange

Mohamed Elmeshad / 20 Nov 2013 / Resources

Students who participate in extended guided discussions over the Internet with peers from other countries find they become more empathetic.

Vocational Education Thrives in Palestine

Thaer Thabet / 20 Sep 2013 / Resources

Palestine suffers from high unemployment, but one of the bright spots in the job market is for graduates of vocational and technical training.

Lebanese Universities: A Battle of Quality and Quantity

Nohad Topalian / 15 Jul 2013 / Resources

A rapid expansion of private universities since the civil war has left Lebanon with plenty of universities and lots of questions about quality.