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American Universities Expand in the Muslim World

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At Education City in Doha, Qatar’s capital, they can study medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, international affairs at Georgetown, computer science and business at Carnegie Mellon, fine arts at Virginia Commonwealth, engineering at Texas A&M, and soon, journalism at Northwestern.

Why couldn’t my school have a study abroad program at ‘Education City’.  It would have made learning spoken Arabic a lot easier.

Source: The New York Times


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  • 3 Responses for "American Universities Expand in the Muslim World"

    1. theManOfFewWords February 11th, 2008 at 5:11 pm

      I cant think of anything more tragic than the bootleg American University system being reproduced around the world, let alone the Muslim world. What a shame.

    2. ahmed (London ) February 16th, 2008 at 12:31 pm

      The United kingdom and the states are the only two countries which rule the League tables of the top 50 universities in the world almost every other top university in europe and asia and some part of africa have ties with both countries educational system. They both offer excellence in teaching and research.

      Rank School Name Country
      1 HARVARD University United States
      2= YALE University United States
      2= University of OXFORD United Kingdom
      2= University of CAMBRIDGE United Kingdom
      5 Imperial College LONDON United Kingdom
      6 PRINCETON University United States
      7= CALIFORNIA Institute of Technology (Calt… United States
      7= University of CHICAGO United States
      9 UCL (University College LONDON) United Kingdom
      10 MASSACHUSETTS Institute of Technology (M… United States

    3. mukuwaya February 22nd, 2008 at 11:14 am

      its disgusting to see that the arabs have accepted the educational colonialism from the west.

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