Education

29-11-2016
A new private university backed by the Syrian first lady has opened its doors in the coastal city of Lattakia.
18-10-2016
Syria’s Kurds are launching a university in the city of Qamishli, the second in the space of one year.
04-10-2016
The struggle over the language taught in Syrian education institutions is an increasing source of tension between the government and the Kurdish Union Democratic Party.
20-09-2016
The number of Syrian children who entered school this year remained stable relative to 2015 after four consecutive years of decline.
21-12-2015
The Syrian President has issued a decree establishing two new faculties in the University of Tartous.
14-09-2015
The Interim Government, the executive arm of the National Coalition, is planning to open a university in Aleppo to host students living in opposition areas.
14-09-2015
Syria’s school year began yesterday as the number of schooled children continues to decline.
05-01-2015
The Syrian government has established a university in Tartous, the seventh such institution to be established in the country.
22-12-2014
The Ministry of Education has tripled its estimate of the losses the sector suffered from the war, from its figure of only a year and a half ago.
24-11-2014
A department of Russian Literature opened last week at Damascus University, as the Syrian Government seeks to highlight its strengthening ties with Moscow.
15-09-2014
The Minister of Education, Hazwan Al-Wiz, said that 4.37 million Syrian pupils entered school yesterday, the first day of the school year.
07-07-2014
The Syrian Government is opening six new university faculties in various “safe areas” of the country.
30-06-2014
A Russian university will establish a branch in Syria, the first foreign university to do so.
19-05-2014
A Presidential decree has established a new public sector university in the central province of Hama.
31-03-2014
Billions of Syrian pounds have been lost because of the destruction of the physical infrastructure of higher education institutions, the Ministry has estimated.

Events

Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1