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.

Our Mission

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 2022 in the News

Ours Socials

The program is funded by Public Affairs Section in the U.S. Embassy in Beirut and the German Academic Exchange Services DAAD