Education

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.
03-10-2006
The Higher Education Council has approved the opening of new departments at Syrian state universities and faculties starting from 2006.

Events

6th Damascus Insurance Forum
Four Seasons Hotel
The Green Economy
Damascus Chamber of Commerce