The United Arab Emirates has seen an average growth in research produced of 15 percent annually over almost two decades. Its strategy offers lessons for other Arab countries.
New research reveals that, despite the Vision 2030 plan, the majority still expect a public-sector job for life. But a shift in approach to education could change that.
Arab universities are now judged by three rankings companies, but some experts doubt the value of the exercise.
Jordan leads the Arab region in having environmentally conscious higher-education institutions.
The quality of Jordanian universities is being called into question after the announcement that many of their students failed an important exam.
A ranking of research institutions in the Arab world by Times Higher Education varies widely from those of other organizations.
Scholars and administrators interested in Arab higher education review the past year and look ahead in 2015.
Wealthy business leaders in Turkey have, for decades now, poured much of their money into cultural foundations that have also established universities.
Turkish universities have done well in new rankings results released this fall.
A relatively obscure Moroccan institution is the Arab leader in the new THE ranking.