Returning students complain that Morocco has been slow to integrate them into programmes at home. They also object to having to pass placement tests.
The Unesco global convention provides a framework for assessing foreign qualifications in a fair and transparent manner. Palestine may improve its own international connections by signing on.
Arab countries are making plans for how students returning from Ukraine will continue their educations at home. Here’s a roundup of developments in Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Jordan.
After they survived the war in Ukraine, Moroccan students face serious questions about the fate of their education.
It’s easier to study in Ukraine than in their home countries, especially in medicine and engineering, several Arab students, professors and others told Al-Fanar Media.
Two Lebanese students who were among the first group to make it safely home from Ukraine told Al-Fanar Media about their ordeal.
Travel across Ukraine to safety in Poland was complicated by exorbitant costs and crowded crossings, but Arab students are grateful for acts of kindness they met along the way.
At least one Algerian student has been killed in Russia’s attacks on Ukraine’s cities. Others stranded there describe desperate attempts to escape.
Many of the 10,000 Arab students in Ukraine can’t find a safe way out. Some of them talked to Agence France-Presse about their plight.
International study can be rewarding, but paying for it isn’t easy. That’s where scholarships open doors. Here’s some advice on how to find one.