Syria Territory
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Syria Territory

(Al-Jumhūrīyah al-ʽArabīyah as-Sūrīyah). State of Western Asia (185,180 km²). Capital: Damascus. Administrative division: mohafazat districts (14). Population: 21.117.690 residents (2012 estimate). Language: Arabic (official), Aramaic, Armenian, Circassian, Kurdish. Religion: Muslims (Sunni 74%, Shia 12%), Christians 5.5%, Druze 3%, others 5.5%. Monetary unit: Syrian pound (100 piastres). Human Development Index: 0.658 (118th place). Borders: Turkey (N), […]

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Study in Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

I did a semester abroad at Swinburne University of Technology in Kuching, Malaysia in the 2018 summer semester and had a wonderful time there. In this field report I will record some of my impressions to help you decide for or against a semester in Kuching. Kuching is a relatively large city in the Malaysian […]

Stud in Malaysia
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Stud in Malaysia

Study system in Malaysia The British study system was the inspiration for the Malaysian study system. The study period is thus divided into undergraduate and postgraduate studies and leads to the Bachelor’s degree after four years (in practice-intensive subjects there are five to six). Upon request, the Master’s degree and then the research-intensive two- to […]

Cyprus Higher Education
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Cyprus Higher Education

Cyprus is an island state in the eastern Mediterranean, located approx. 70 km south of Turkey and 400 km east of the Greek island of Rhodes. After many years of war against the English colonial power and partly between the Greek Cypriots and the Turkish Cypriots, Cyprus was declared an independent republic in 1960. In 1974, […]

Study in Cyprus
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Vocational Training in Cyprus

Cyprus has a university and several colleges where you can take all or part of your higher education. At college and higher level, the language of instruction is usually English. In the schools, the language of instruction is Greek in the southern part of Cyprus and Turkish in the Turkish Cypriot part. As one of […]