Omran Al-Qeeb is striving to rebuild and improve Libya’s universities and research institutions. Lack of financial resources is the biggest obstacle to his plans, he says.
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 Libyan Ministry of Higher Education cited poor academic performance at the institutions, but students say the decision is unfair.
A recent surge in new Covid-19 cases disrupts education at Libya’s universities again.
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.
Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.