The new American University of Iraq–Baghdad brings a liberal-arts approach to higher education to the Iraqi capital.
The Global Platform for Syrian Students offers young people a valuable opportunity to pursue higher education abroad.
While travel restrictions close some doors, online courses open others. For a student about to complete her B.A., a routine question prompts some serious thinking.
The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.
International agencies that provide scholarships hope alumni networks will help make Syrian graduates more employable.
Government support and the absence of pressures felt back home make it easier for many Syrian refugees in Germany to pursue a new field of study or career.
Many students in the Arab region are concerned about losing the chance to continue their higher education abroad because of restrictions related to Covid-19.
Organizations that assist entrepreneurs in the Arab region and seek to improve young people’s job prospects face new challenges from the Covid-19 lockdowns.
The platform MARJ3 helps students in Arabic countries find scholarships and educational programs. Since the Covid-19 crisis began, it has focused on opportunities online.
University leaders have embraced programs that provide language training and social support to migrants as they make the transition from exiles to students.