Ana Costa Freitas, rector of Portugal’s University of Evora, says we need lifelong learning, research, and global cooperation for the good of students and the world.
The first Egyptian female paleoradiologist, Sahar Saleem, says her ambition is to train a new generation of scholars.
Marking 60 years of progress in higher education, Algerian academics and policy makers reflect on the opportunities and challenges ahead.
Shahd Alshammari, an assistant professor of English literature and women’s studies, wants to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Change starts from the classroom, she says.
On International Women’s Day, the Syrian-born astronomer Shadia Habbal speaks to Al-Fanar Media about her journey to a distinguished career in science.
Mohamed Helmy El-Ghor, head of Egypt’s Council of Private Universities, talked to Al-Fanar Media about challenges the sector is facing.
Al-Fanar Media and QS University Rankings Announce a Media Partnership Serving Arab Universities and Students
Through a new media partnership with QS World University Rankings, Al-Fanar Media will help Arab students explore the best universities and educational experiences worldwide.
University rankings are more popular than ever, despite some criticism of their merit. Here’s a look at how some of the major ones work.
APPRAIS, a three-year European-Kurdish capacity-building programme, is designed to help Iraqi Kurdish universities modernise and improve their governance, and aims to promote academic exchanges.
Hassanein Fahmy Hussein, an Egyptian academic working in Saudi Arabia, talks about his experience teaching Chinese in Arab universities.