Al-Fanar Media has updated its database of internationally accredited universities and academic programs in the Arab world. This searchable tool now lists nearly 750 programs and institutions.
When it comes to deciding where to enroll, many students say international accreditation matters, an informal poll by Al-Fanar Media found.
The founder of a center dedicated to training academics in advanced teaching methods says the role of the university is to help build a better society.
Many professors are discouraged by their work conditions and the lack of independent bodies to defend their rights, a study by Al-Fanar Media found.
To celebrate the re-launch, Al-Fanar Media announces “Mishwar Taleb” (a student’s journey), a storytelling contest for Arab students around the world.
The searchable Scholarships resource saves students’ time by listing only verified scholarship opportunities, with details on how to apply.
Professors in Algeria have learned that it’s best to endorse the conventional wisdom and not ask new questions, a scholar says.
Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.
Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.
The percentage of Algerian women in engineering studies has jumped sharply since 2005, but some have mixed feelings about the profession.