“University is universal in nature, hence the name,” argues the Bahraini scholar Nader Kadhim. His cultural criticism takes an interdisciplinary approach.
International and Arab academics and leaders discussed the role of technology and the future of higher education in a rapidly changing post-pandemic world
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.
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.
Yusra Mouzughi guided Muscat University from an idea to an institution. Now she’s taking on a new challenge as president of Bahrain’s Royal University for Women.
Art was a saving presence for the multidisciplinary artist Ameera AlAji in her youth. Now she hopes to inspire a new generation of Qatari artists to find a similar freedom.
The “Knowledge Transfer Project” is winding down, but leaders hope other initiatives will continue its efforts to improve knowledge-sharing in the Arab world.