Following the launch of Shern in June of this year, the Ministry of Higher Education inaugurated on July 12 the EU-funded National Tempus Office.
The launch of SHERN is part of the development of the Syrian higher education sector that is now also encompassing state universities.
Qualified manpower remains key for administrative reform to succeed. In that respect a number of initiatives have recently been launched, including the French-supported National Administration Institute.
The priority given to the education sector is reflected by the opening of the first private universities in Syria's history. However, very high tuition fees remain an obstacle.
A training institute is set up while academic cooperation agreements are signed with a number of foreign institutions.
The Syrian Virtual University (SVU), the first of its kind in the Middle East, opened its doors in Damascus, on Monday 02 September.
A Japanese language department will open at Damascus University at the start of the 2002-2003 academic year, reported Sana.
Ministry of Higher Education in Syria leads the way with first ever Virtual University in the Middle East
The Ministry of Higher Education in Syria has recently completed the establishment of the first and only accredited full-fledged virtual university in the Middle East in a pioneering initiative that will go a long way towards furthering the cause of th...
Syria's first virtual university has been set up.
The European Commission has released a call to tender for assisting the establishment of Syria's future "Higher Institute of Business Administration".
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