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Al-Fanar Media serves a worldwide audience of readers interested in Arab higher education, research, culture and the arts. Readers include academic leaders, students and families, researchers, donors, think tanks, humanitarian organizations, policymakers, and like-minded publications.

Our website, which is fully bilingual in Arabic and English, receives about 80,000 visits each month.

More than 4,000 individuals subscribe to our biweekly newsletter, and several hundred subscribe to our once-monthly newsletter focused on education in conflict-affected contexts.

Our scholarships resource receives hundreds of visits each day.


Advertiser is responsible for proper preparation and submission of art files and all related materials, per the specifications below, unless special arrangements are made in advance with Al-Fanar Media.

Ad Sizes

Website banner ad: 300 pixels by 250 pixels

Website leaderboard ad: 960 pixels by 90 pixels (up to 100 pixels possible).

Newsletter: 468 pixels by 60 pixels​


Art files should be high resolution, suitable for web display, and submitted as JPEGs (PNG is acceptable but not preferred).

Submission should include the links (English and Arabic) to which the ad should point.


Our publication is bilingual in Arabic and English. Although it is not required, we strongly recommend submitting ads in both languages, so as to reach our entire audience. We can assist with translation of short phrases, if necessary

Given the size of our ad spaces and their position within our site, ads should contain no more than two or three brief messages of 5 – 7 words or less. We recommend inclusion of no more than one image, as well as a logo, if applicable.

The ad can link to a relevant web page where readers can get more information.

Ads should utilize colors and fonts that are compatible with Al-Fanar Media website design.

Submission Instructions

Desired ad type and start date should be requested via email: [email protected]

We will respond promptly with confirmation of ad reservation, price quote, and a deadline for submission of ad materials (typically no less than five days before ad start date).

All ad materials (digital files and links) should be submitted via email: [email protected] (note format requirements above)


Payment of invoices must be received within 15 days of ad placement.

We are able to accept payment by international bank transfer only.

Review and Publication

Al-Fanar Media reserves the right to approve or reject ad submissions or to request revisions. If necessary, Al-Fanar Media may also postpone publication of an ad.

Ad Rates

Please write to us to request a quote.


Cancellations must be made no less than one week before the start of the ad start date.

Terms and Conditions

Ad Serving/Inventory/Delivery

Advertiser grants Al-Fanar Media, The Alexandria Trust (together, “Publisher”) and their partners, affiliates and subsidiaries a license to display, publish, modify and transmit all advertising materials furnished for the intended purposes.

Late Payment

Should an invoice become past due, Advertiser agrees to pay the costs of collection, including attorneys’ fees if incurred, together with interest at a monthly rate of the lesser of 1.5% or the greatest amount permitted by applicable law. Should any portion of an invoice be disputed, Advertiser agrees to pay the undisputed portion according to its terms pending resolution of the dispute. In addition to all other remedies, Publisher may suspend ad placement if any payment is past due. Suspension will not relieve Advertiser of its obligation to pay the full invoice. Unless agreed upon in advance by both Publisher and Advertiser, campaigns are billed upon publication of the ad.

Cancellations/Late Creative

Cancellations must be made no less than one week before the start of an ad campaign.

Advertiser is responsible for delivering ad materials on time as specified by Publisher. Ad materials will not be considered delivered unless received in a format specified or otherwise approved by Publisher. In the event ad materials are late, Advertiser is still responsible for the ad space purchased, except as mutually agreed upon by the parties.

Representations, Warranties and Indemnity

Advertiser represents and warrants that publication by Publisher, in any currently existing or future formats or media, of any advertising materials submitted by or on behalf of Advertiser will not (i) violate any right of any third party, including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, patent or right of publicity or privacy, (ii) contain any statement that is false, misleading, deceptive, malicious or defamatory, (iii) violate any applicable law, rule or regulation, or (iv) contain any claims that are not supported by sufficient prior substantiation. If any advertising materials are delivered to Publisher in electronic form, such materials shall not contain any viruses, worms, malware or other code or devices capable of disabling or interfering with any computer systems or software. Advertiser shall defend, indemnify and hold Publisher and its affiliates harmless against any and all claims, liabilities, costs or expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) incurred by Publisher or its affiliates in connection with a violation by Advertiser of any representation, warranty or covenant contained herein or arising out of the publication, display or distribution of any advertising hereunder.

Limitations on Liability

PUBLISHER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH AN ADVERTISEMENT PLACEMENT. IN Publisher shall not be liable for any delay or default hereunder caused by conditions beyond Publisher’s reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, catastrophes, government orders or restrictions, technological failures or malfunctions, wars, insurrections, strikes or slow-downs, fires, floods, terrorist acts, accidents, riots, explosions, labor or material shortages, transportation disruptions.


This statement and the advertisement order, if any, constitutes the complete and entire expression of the agreement between the parties, and shall supersede any and all other agreements, whether written or oral, between the parties, with respect to the subject matter hereof.

This agreement is subject to the laws of the United Kingdom.

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