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.
Welcome to MDLAB
the hub of media and digital literacy education in the Arab world
Master Digital Competencies
Harness the power of digital and social media for education and civic engagement.
Learn Media Literacy
Study media literacy at a 2-week summer academy in Beirut with students and faculty from all over the world.
Use Our Free Curricula
Incorporate our freely available syllabi, exercises, lectures, and projects in your teaching.
Connect to a Regional Network
We established a network rotating around the development and promotion of media and digital literacy education.
MDLAB 2022 in the News
The program is funded by Public Affairs Section in the U.S. Embassy in Beirut and the German Academic Exchange Services DAAD