A new private university backed by the Syrian first lady has opened its doors in the coastal city of Lattakia.
Syria’s Kurds are launching a university in the city of Qamishli, the second in the space of one year.
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.
The number of Syrian children who entered school this year remained stable relative to 2015 after four consecutive years of decline.
The Syrian President has issued a decree establishing two new faculties in the University of Tartous.
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.
Syria’s school year began yesterday as the number of schooled children continues to decline.
The Syrian government has established a university in Tartous, the seventh such institution to be established in the country.
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.
A department of Russian Literature opened last week at Damascus University, as the Syrian Government seeks to highlight its strengthening ties with Moscow.
The Minister of Education, Hazwan Al-Wiz, said that 4.37 million Syrian pupils entered school yesterday, the first day of the school year.
The Syrian Government is opening six new university faculties in various “safe areas” of the country.
A Russian university will establish a branch in Syria, the first foreign university to do so.
A Presidential decree has established a new public sector university in the central province of Hama.
Billions of Syrian pounds have been lost because of the destruction of the physical infrastructure of higher education institutions, the Ministry has estimated.
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