Islamic theology in Germany: Spanning the divide — Arnfrid Schenk takes stock on Five Universities which offered the bachelor′s and master′s courses

Five German universities have been offering degrees in Islamic theology since 2010. How successful are these courses and how much influence do the universities have? Arnfrid Schenk takes stock More than four million Muslims live in Germany and 750,000 pupils of Muslim faith attend German schools. Islam is one of Germany′s religions – that is…

University recognises industry leaders at Graduation 2015|Majid Mangalji, international hotelier, was awarded a Doctor of Letters

Industry leaders from music, health, business, hospitality and engineering were bestowed with honorary degrees from the University of West London, at ceremonies at Wembley Stadium this week. The honorary recipients were recognised alongside 1,600 students. Majid Mangalji Majid Mangalji, international hotelier, was awarded a Doctor of Letters by the London School of Hospitality and Tourism….

Higher education enrolment increases in Afghanistan — Central Asia Online com

KABUL – Afghanistan is increasing opportunities for more high school graduates to pursue a university education and is working to ensure that universities are offering quality education. For the upcoming academic year, which starts in the spring, more than 60,000 students are expected to begin study in the country’s public universities, the Afghan Ministry of…

Daily News Tanzania: New varsity campus in pipeline

THE Aga Khan University (AKU) in Dar es Salaam plans to begin construction of a permanent Educational development campus by the end of this year. Speaking during the Ninth Convocation Ceremony of AKU in Tanzania, that was held at Diamond Jubilee Hall, Dr Gren Moran, Provost AKU, said the Institute for Educational Development in Dar…

New Governor of Naryn Visits UCA Campus Site — University of Central Asia

The recently appointed Governor of Naryn, Amanbai Kayipov, visited the Naryn campus site of the University of Central Asia (UCA) on 22 January 2014. Construction is underway at the site and the campus is scheduled to open in 2016.   Project Manager Neil Carson describes operations to Governor Kayipov (second from the right) UCA’s Construction…

Universities undertake research to address health-related issues — Daily Times com Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani universities have joined hands with leading American and British universities to undertake joint research projects for the effective use of natural sources to resolve health issues all over the country. According to the Higher Education Commission (HEC), these projects have greatly helped in treatment and control of serious diseases including caner, tuberculosis, hereditary…

Three Pakistani universities among top 200 in the world — The News com

Islamabad: According to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Universities Rankings 2013, seven Pakistani universities have won place in the list of top 250 Asian universities and three Pakistani universities are now among the top 200 world universities in agriculture and forestry. The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) UK is the world’s most renowned and prestigious ranking agency. According…