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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.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Teaching

Self-Censorship in the University: A Breach of Academic Freedom

Hmaid Ben Aziza | 03 May 2021

In a collective act of self-censorship, many academics today willingly cede the university’s unconditional freedom to investigate all ideas.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Human Rights

Why Professors in Algeria Have Given Up on Free Academic Inquiry

Fatimah Bakhouch | 22 Apr 2021

Professors in Algeria have learned that it’s best to endorse the conventional wisdom and not ask new questions, a scholar says.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Human Rights Opinion Research Social Sciences

In a Climate of Self-Censorship, Social Research Suffers

Fidaa Bou Haidar | 21 Apr 2021

A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”

Conservation Data & Surveys Gender Human Rights Refugees Schools

Pandemic Will Force Thousands of Refugee Girls to Become Brides Instead of Students

Jabeen Bhatti | 28 Oct 2020

The number of refugee girls in the Middle East able to complete school and advance to higher education is certain to drop sharply, those who track the issue say.

Data & Surveys Gender Human Rights Refugees

Where Syrian Girls Are Marrying Early

Jabeen Bhatti | 28 Oct 2020

A country-by-country breakdown of child marriage among displaced and refugee Syrian girls.

Administration Data & Surveys Finances Inequality Students

Rising Fees at Private Arab Universities End Many Students’ Prospects

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Oct 2020

Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.

Arts & Culture Data & Surveys Finances Liberal Arts

Beirut Blast: A Map of the Damage to Educational and Cultural Institutions

Rayan Abdulkhalek | 01 Oct 2020

Scores of educational, arts and cultural organizations saw their facilities damaged or destroyed in the August 4 port explosion.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Finances Politics Research

A Survey Reveals How the Pandemic Has Hurt MENA Research

Gail Buttorff, Marwa Shalaby, Nermin Allam | 23 Sep 2020

A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.

Data & Surveys Faculty Schools Students Violence

Beirut Blast Cripples an Educational and Cultural Capital

Jana Dhaybi, Rasha Faek | 07 Aug 2020

The explosion risks ending hope for Lebanese young people.




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