Student elections are watched with wide interest in Palestine, where the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority has not allowed any parliamentary elections since 2006.
International academic groups call on Israel to drop restrictions that would limit foreign scholars’ ability to study and work at universities in the West Bank.
Abdalrahman Kittana, a professor at Birzeit University, and his brother Basel are now working on a project to restore the West Bank city of Nablus.
The Unesco global convention provides a framework for assessing foreign qualifications in a fair and transparent manner. Palestine may improve its own international connections by signing on.
Speakers at a webinar sponsored by Scientists for Palestine discuss the problems that hinder academics’ ability to conduct research in the occupied territories.
Palestinian academics say new limits set by Israel seek to isolate their universities from the world and curtail their educational impact.
The founder of the Arab International Women’s Forum discusses the Arab region’s progress and needs in areas of innovation, gender, and links between industry and academia.
Nirmeen Elmadany, a postdoctoral researcher from Gaza, tells Al-Fanar Media about her experiences studying and working in Europe.
Thousands of Arabs are amongst the 80,000 foreign students in the country.