Countries البلدان

Saudi Arabia

Data & Surveys Development Employment Rankings Students

How Can Young Saudi Men Be Brought Into the Private Sector?

Mark C. Thompson, Neil Quilliam | 18 Jun 2019

New research reveals that, despite the Vision 2030 plan, the majority still expect a public-sector job for life. But a shift in approach to education could change that.

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.

Arts & Culture Internationalization Liberal Arts

Arab Artists at the World’s Premier Art Event: ‘Art in an Era of Lies’

Heba Elkayal | 17 May 2019

The Venice Biennale displays the strengths of Arab artists working today and some of the political pitfalls that can await them.

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.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

An Artist Claims Her Place With Sculptural Statements

Heba Elkayal | 22 Mar 2019

The Saudi conceptual artist Filwa Nazer redefines herself in works that explore inner spaces and the “skins” people don to protect them.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics

Women’s Advocates Go on Trial in Saudi Arabia

Ursula Lindsey | 15 Mar 2019

Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.

Arts & Culture Development Liberal Arts

Events Highlight a Thriving Visual Arts Scene in Saudi Arabia

Heba Elkayal | 14 Mar 2019

Jeddah’s “21, 39” art week and a continuing exhibition shed light on an artistic environment that’s been gaining momentum for over a decade.

Data & Surveys Internationalization Students Study Abroad

Fewer Arab Students Head for the United States

Edward Fox | 13 Nov 2018

The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

Contemporary Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition

Heba Elkayal | 09 Nov 2018

An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London highlights works by a short list of finalists drawn from a wealth of talent across the Islamic world.




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