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Accreditation Soapbox

Al-Fanar Media Updates The Arab World’s First Database of Internationally Accredited Universities

Nasser Zawk | 24 Aug 2021

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.

Accreditation Data & Surveys Employment Faculty Students Study Abroad

International Accreditation Is a Factor in Many Arab Students’ University Choices

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 24 Aug 2021

When it comes to deciding where to enroll, many students say international accreditation matters, an informal poll by Al-Fanar Media found.

Faculty Policy Research Social Sciences Students Teaching

Social Sciences Researchers Enjoy New Freedoms in Saudi Arabia

Amr EL-Tohamy | 27 Jul 2021

Saudi researchers in the social sciences encounter fewer restrictions on the topics they can study, and can now use more qualitative research methods.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Art Book Series Explores What It Is to Be an Arab Artist

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 23 Jul 2021

Exhibitions at Saudi Arabia’s Misk Art Institute mark the launching of a bilingual book series that seeks to make contemporary Arab artists more widely known.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research Science

Saudi Universities Step Up Support for Research on Coronaviruses

Amr EL-Tohamy | 24 Jun 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred renewed interest in public health and epidemiological research, especially on coronaviruses.

Soapbox Students

“Mishwar Taleb”: A Contest for Arab University Students

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 22 Jun 2021

To celebrate the re-launch, Al-Fanar Media announces “Mishwar Taleb” (a student’s journey), a storytelling contest for Arab students around the world.

Scholarships Soapbox Students Study Abroad

Al-Fanar Media Relaunches Its Scholarships Database for Arab Students

Nasser Zawk | 21 Jun 2021

The searchable Scholarships resource saves students’ time by listing only verified scholarship opportunities, with details on how to apply.

Critical Thinking Schools Standardized Tests Students Teaching Testing

Test Where Arab Countries Underachieve Will Emphasize Creative Thinking

Robert Holloway | 09 Jun 2021

The chief organizer of the PISA tests says Arab countries have begun to react positively to their poor showing in 2018 but still need to break away from traditional teaching methods.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

Self-Censorship in Arab Higher Education: an Untold Problem

Rasha Faek | 18 Apr 2021

Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.




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