The view that every international partnership is a force for good has been replaced by a more cautious approach reflecting core academic values.
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?
Students are banding together informally to find ways to protect themselves against the harsh repression of authoritarian governments.
Emad Shahin, a political scientist in exile from the American University of Cairo, talks about the lack of academic freedom in his home country of Egypt.
The Scholars at Risk network has given its highest award to those professors and students in Egypt who have suffered under the military government’s crackdown on freedom of speech.
The Turkish government’s clampdown on those who oppose its policies has expanded to include academics.
The intensive English programs that are a first stop for many Saudi students in the United States report falling Saudi enrollments.
Students need to learn facts and how to think. A key debate is how much time schools and universities should spend on each one of those.
In a frank, wide-ranging interview, Tawfik Jelassi talks about the country’s efforts to improve its universities.
A rising number of Saudi Arabian students study at colleges and universities in the United States, reports a Washington correspondent for Al-Fanar Media.