A new report that was the combined effort of Cambridge University’s education faculty and exiled Syrian academics recommends outsiders engage more with Syrian academics and universities.
In a pair of recently edited volumes, experts gauge the current status of higher education and call for improvements.
This article is an updated companion to our searchable database of internationally accredited higher-education institutions and programs in the Arab world and Turkey. The database has also been refreshed after in-depth research and accredited programs that train teachers and those that teach English have been added.
Many of the country’s current problems stem from decisions made by the former despot Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali that undermined educational quality at all levels.