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.