Education

26-06-2011
The Syrian President issued last week a decree establishing two new faculties of science to be located in the southern Governorates of Daraa and Quneitra.
20-09-2010
5.51 million Syrian children entered schools and kindergartens at the beginning of the academic year on September 19.
19-09-2010
Al-Furat University, the state-owned academic institution located in Syria’s eastern region, has added a new Agriculture Faculty.
29-08-2010
A new private university, the country’s sixteenth, has opened in Syria.
23-08-2010
Rawafed, or Tributaries, a new USD 10 million school is to open its doors in Homs next September at the beginning of the 2010-2011 academic year.
12-07-2010
Several small and medium-sized Syrian cities will witness the opening of university faculties next year.
21-06-2010
Syria and Iran have laid the foundation stone of a joint university to be built in Lattakia.
07-06-2010
The rector of Syrian International Private University for Science and Technology (SIUST) has been jailed following his dismissal by the Minister of Higher Education.
03-08-2009
A presidential decree has cancelled the license of the Private University for Science and Arts (PUSA).
20-07-2009
Syria’s 15th private university, the Arab Private University for Science and Technology (AUST), opened its doors on July 16.
06-07-2009
The Syrian President and his wife laid on July 2 the foundation stone of the Massar Discovery Centre, a children-dedicated educational and cultural centre.
22-02-2009
Germany’s Development Bank, Kfw, has announced that it was providing a grant of EUR 6 million to fund the modernization of Syria’s school infrastructure.
24-11-2008
Several international design firms have been appointed for the exterior and interior design schemes as well as the landscape and public park scheme of the Massar Discovery Centre.
13-04-2008
The International Group for the Development of Education (IGDE) announced after-tax profits of SYP 15.3 million in 2007.
23-07-2007
Only 14 percent of school-aged Iraqi children residing in Syria are currently enrolled in Syrian schools according to the United Nations Refugee Agency.

Events

Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1
Bank Credit Guarantees
Damascus Chamber of Commerce