This article is an updated companion to our searchable database of internationally accredited higher-education institutions and programs in the Arab world and Turkey. The database has also been refreshed after in-depth research and accredited programs that train teachers and those that teach English have been added.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
A committee of the country’s ministry of information has the power to ban books, in an affront to the country’s democratic principles.
Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.
A researcher finds that more professors are teaching Arabic literature in translation, in courses sprinkled around the world. The next step, she says, is for the teachers to learn from each other.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
Two studies found that women in Gulf countries are not focused on employment in their pursuit of academic degrees, but are optimistic about their futures.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.