Officials in several countries called the openings tentative and said they could be reversed if the number of infections rises.
Universities trying to make a sudden shift to online learning face many challenges, including holding student attention, measuring student progress, and designing online interfaces that will work on smartphones.
A new report brings together data from many studies to offer recommendations for more-effective mentorship of young researchers.
Universities were drivers of last year’s revolution in Sudan. Now students and professors want to free universities from the government’s micro-management.
Middle Eastern business-school leaders said at a regional summit that they needed to strengthen their impact in the region, through both education and research.
As the Syrian conflict subsides in many areas of the country, international education leaders are debating if they should step in to aid Syrian students, professors, and universities.
When it comes to the top level of Arab higher education, women are largely missing.
Degrees based on curricula that mix traditional and online instruction are gaining new acceptance in the nation’s education system.