MDLAB aims to develop media and digital literacy education in the region by providing the needed training, curricular material and resources, and motivating faculty, students, journalists and activists to transfer what they learned to their institutions. So far, MDLAB has succeeded in introducing media and digital literacy to 40 Arab universities and schools in 12 Arab countries. The academy works on developing MDL curriculum that includes modules and training manuals including course plans, multimedia, and case studies.

MDLAB runs each year an intensive summer academy that bring together academics, students, journalists and activists to learn, train, network and socialize on all matters related to media and digital literacy.

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Deadline to apply: December 15, 2021

This program is funded by the Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut.

The program is also funded by DAAD the German Academic Exchange Service


Master Digital Competencies

Harness the power of digital and social media for education and civic engagement.

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Learn Media Literacy

Study media literacy at a 2-week summer academy in Beirut with students and faculty from all over the world.

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Use Our Free Curricula

Incorporate our freely available syllabi, exercises and lectures in your teaching.

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