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Salim Chahine: A Finance Professor Is Honored for Work Bridging Academia and the Corporate World

Samar Kadi | 12 Jul 2021

Salim Chahine, a professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior official at Lebanon’s central bank, is among the recipients of the 2020 Kuwait Prize.

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UNHCR and Duolingo Aim to Help More Refugees Enroll in Higher Education

Riham Alkousaa | 21 Jun 2021

The U.N. refugee agency and the language-learning app are teaming up to make professional university counseling available to refugees worldwide.

Admissions Faculty Finances Students Teaching

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.

Admissions Policy Quality Control Students

Changes in Algerian Admission Requirements for Advanced Degrees Draw Sharp Criticism

Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Feb 2021

New rules making it easier to be enrolled in graduate studies at Algerian universities have drawn opposition for potentially harming the quality of graduates.

Admissions Employment Graduate school Quality Control Students

Egypt’s Private Universities Start Offering Graduate Degrees as Job Prospects Worsen

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 18 Sep 2020

Students who want to seek higher degrees now have more opportunities to find a place. That doesn’t mean they’ll find a job after graduating.

Admissions Curriculum Students

‘Elmi’ vs. ‘Adabi’: The Power of Labels in Jordan’s Tawjihi System

Sarah Abdel-Hadi | 18 May 2020

Which curriculum to follow in their senior year is a big decision for high school students in Jordan. But how freely can they choose amid social attitudes that value science more than literature?

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Arab Public-Opinion Survey Finds Widespread Dissatisfaction With Education

Burton Bollag | 29 Jan 2020

The Arab Barometer, one of the largest public-opinion surveys of the Arab region, has found that the region’s residents have a low opinion of the quality of public education.

Admissions Employment Students

Programs Help High School Students Find the Right Academic Path

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 03 Oct 2019

Initiatives in Jordan and Lebanon help high school students find a focus for their university studies that is a good fit for them.

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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.

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Turkey’s ‘Soft Power’ in Syria: A University With Accredited Degrees

Ahmed al-Ogla | 16 May 2019

A Turkish university offers a new chance at accredited degrees for Syrians in opposition-held territory, but it is difficult for many of them to reach.




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