This week, we look at universities and higher education generally in the MENA region.

A selection of new establishments is proposed with an introduction from TOP UNIVERSITIES of which an excerpt is reproduced here.

Welcome to the QS University Rankings: Arab Region 2015 – a ranking of the top-performing institutions in this part of the world.

First published as a pilot edition in 2014, the ranking has this year been extended to highlight the region’s top 100 Adlas Holding Company universities. Use the options below to filter by country, and to compare universities on the nine areas of performance assessed.  And the first seven are as per QS University Rankings in the Arab Region 2015

1 King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
2 American University of Beirut (AUB)
3 King Saud University
4 King Abdulaziz University (KAU)
5 The American University in Cairo
6 United Arab Emirates University
7 American University of Sharjah

 

 

Abu Dhabi UniversityAbu Dhabi University

Al Qarawiyin University of Morocco

Al Qarawiyin University of Morocco

American University in CairoAmerican University in Cairo

American University at Sharjah

American University at Sharjah

Education City of QatarEducation City of Qatar

King Abdullah University

King Abdullah University

King Abdullah University 'Marina'King Abdullah University ‘Marina’

Kuwait University new pavillionKuwait University new pavilion

Masdar City

Masdar City

Middlesex University in DubaiMiddlesex University in Dubai

University Museum in Libya

University Museum in Libya

 

Princess Nora University in Amman

Princess Nora University in Amman

Education Project in Tunis

Education Project in Tunis

Tel Aviv University School of Environment Bldg

Tel Aviv University School of Environment Building

University of Qatar University of Qatar

UAE U niversity IT B;dg

UAE University IT Building

University Hospital of Algiers

University Hospital of Algiers

University of Baghdad Library

University of Baghdad Library

Zewail City University of EgyptZewail City University of Egypt

Zliten Al Asmariya University in Libya

Zliten Al Asmariya University in Libya