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Accreditation Admissions Quality Control

Kuwait and Qatar Slash the Number of Jordanian Universities They Will Recognize

Hamad Othman | 23 Jul 2019

The decisions of some Gulf countries to cancel their recognition of some Jordanian universities’ degrees have renewed debate about educational quality in the kingdom.

Accreditation Education Reform Quality Students

An Arab Student’s Guide to Higher-Education Accreditation

Benjamin Plackett, Sarah Wachter | 06 Jun 2019

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.

Data & Surveys Democracy Internet

Study of Arab Media Use: Facebook Down. Podcasts Up. But Don’t Criticize the Government.

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 28 May 2019

The latest edition of an annual academic study shows an increase in the support for the freedom of expression online as long as people don’t criticize their governments.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Faculty Teaching

Advanced Interdisciplinary Programs Place New Demands on Professors

Farah Al Qawasmi, Mahjoob Zweiri | 16 Apr 2019

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.

Development Faculty Gender Inequality

How Women’s Studies Could Drive Change in the Arab World

Amal Al-Malki | 21 Feb 2019

Nations recognize the importance of gender equality, yet neglect an academic discipline with tools to help achieve it, a scholar writes.

Finances Internet Research

Qatari Research Shows Environmental Cost of Bitcoin

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Oct 2018

New research shows that the digital currency has a large environmental impact, but not all experts agree that it is a cause for concern.

Data & Surveys Gender Research Social Sciences

Behind the Numbers: Arab Women in Research

Benjamin Plackett | 06 Aug 2018

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.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Research

An Archaeology Project Connects Young Qataris to Their Past

Eman Kamel | 27 Jul 2018

A university-led team is recovering artifacts that shed light on how people lived as modern Qatar emerged from a time when pearl diving was the economic focus.

Critical Thinking Democracy Students

Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities

Eman Kamel | 14 May 2018

The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

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.




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