An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”
A group called Pangea, founded by a law student, sponsors weekly get-togethers for refugees and helps them adapt to their new country.
University leaders have embraced programs that provide language training and social support to migrants as they make the transition from exiles to students.
At a virtual exhibition, museum-goers can experience four of the most famous historical sites in the Middle East.
Authorities are stepping up their use of vague defamation laws to effectively silence critics of corruption in government, civil liberties advocates say.
The Arab Barometer, one of the largest public-opinion surveys of the Arab region, has found that the region’s residents have a low opinion of the quality of public education.
Six Arab nations participated in the 2018 running of the Programme for International Student Assessment, better known as PISA. Five of them scored in the bottom third of all countries taking part.
In two new reports, the Arab Barometer finds gradually shifting attitudes on women’s place in society and broad disillusionment among young people.
Scholars in the Middle East face an array of challenges. The new Arab Political Science Network wants to help them collaborate more and increase their output.
As the Syrian conflict subsides in many areas of the country, international education leaders are debating if they should step in to aid Syrian students, professors, and universities.