Students seeking to escape conflict and lackluster teaching are heading for their largely Muslim neighbor.
The president of Koç University in Turkey believes in hiring the best faculty members and then getting out of their way.
In Egypt, Yemen, Morocco, and South Sudan, more than one quarter of the population is illiterate.
As social scientists seek to understand the “Arab spring” and its political wake, they are also taking a fresh look at their disciplines.
The managing director of the company that hosts what may be the world’s largest number of branch campuses talks about the history and future of the educational model.
Mahmoud El-Gamal talks about how he hopes to strengthen the core of liberal arts education at the American University in Cairo.
The president of Cairo University announces that political student activities and groups have to stay off campus.
Some educators argue students can systematically blend community work with classroom experience to broaden the knowledge they get.
Use of expatriate academics on short-term contracts and other factors can work against institutional loyalty and result in a scarcity of research.
Independent civil-society organizations, already feeling cramped in the wake of police raids and prosecutions in recent years, face a new threat.