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Syria’s Private Universities Struggle With Costs but Still Grow

Riham Alkousaa | 26 Apr 2021

Rising inflation, a currency in free fall, and a ban on raising fees for continuing students have put Syria’s private universities in a financial bind.

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Syrian Universities Struggle to Survive After a Decade of War

Samar Kadi | 20 Apr 2021

The collapse of the higher education system could prove an obstacle to peace-building after the conflict ends

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys 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 Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys 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.

Coronavirus Faculty Students Teaching

Syria Suspends Classes as a Fuel Shortage Paralyzes the Nation

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 06 Apr 2021

Education officials suspended classes at schools and universities for two weeks. They cited coronavirus concerns, but a fuel crisis is also a factor.

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Syrian Students Find Hope Amid New Challenges in Portugal

Olivia Cuthbert | 30 Mar 2021

The Global Platform for Syrian Students offers young people a valuable opportunity to pursue higher education abroad.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Refugees Teaching

Songs of Syria: The Syria Music Map Reconnects Millions Displaced by War

Olivia Cuthbert | 26 Mar 2021

A musical and cultural heritage archive, the Syria Music Map offers displaced Syrians a chance to reconnect with their roots.

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Scholars Fleeing War-Torn Middle East Find Safety in U.K. Universities

Olivia Cuthbert | 17 Mar 2021

The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.

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Arab Region Scores Lowest in the World for Academic Freedom

Burton Bollag | 16 Mar 2021

The Academic Freedom Index paints a troubling picture of the state of academic freedom in the Arab world.

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Safaa Kumari: A Syrian Plant Virologist Seeks to Safeguard Key Agricultural Crops

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 12 Mar 2021

Safaa Kumari develops disease-resistant, high-yielding crops to save farmers’ livelihoods and enhance the region’s food security.




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