A new laboratory that has opened in Jordan allows international scientists to explore the behavior of matter at the atomic and subatomic level.
Turkish universities in border regions are giving more secure jobs to Syrians academics who can teach refugee students in Arabic.
A medical school in Beirut offers an elective that explores the ancient language’s connection to modern Lebanon.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
International academics face increasing difficulties in getting visas to work at Palestinian universities. Some see a campaign to harm Palestinian education behind the apparently arbitrary decisions.
As the country’s conflict drags on, university buildings have been bombed, professors have lost their salaries and university students find their lectures empty.
Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.
The UAE is home to the world’s largest collection of branch campuses. But with uneven quality control, interested students would be wise to do thorough research.
With less social interaction on campuses, students are feeling more stress. Universities are trying to help them maintain good mental health.
An American university fired Steven Salaita for anti-Israel tweets. Our writer catches up with him in Lebanon.