Education in Iraq

Top universities in Iraq: Education in Iraq

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With a population of 37.2 million people, Iraq is the fastest-growing multi-ethnic country which is a neighborhood by Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Iran.

 Iraq is home to a variety of different ethnic groups which includes Arabs, Kurds, Assyrian, Turkmen, Shabak, and Yazidi following different religions and different languages.

Iraq has one of the best educational performers in the region. Iraq established it’s the education system in the year 1921, offering both the public and private paths. The education system of Iraq was one of the best in the region in addressing both access and equality for the people of the country, before 1990. However the situation in Iraq begin to get worsen rapidly due to several wars and economic sanctions but since May 2003, the international agencies have been involved in supporting education in Iraq to make the Iraq education system the most eligible and accessible to all the students.

There are many top universities in Iraq which are quite popular in worldwide.

Let’s have a glance at some of the most popular top universities in Iraq.

University of Babylon

Al Hillah | Iraq

The University of Babylon was established in 1991. It is a nonprofit Public higher – education institution located in the urban settings of the medium city of Al Hillah, Babylon. The institution of Babylon also has branch campuses in the following locations such as Al Qasim and Al Mussayeb.

The courses and programs offered by the University of Babylon are leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees in several study areas. The admission rate ranges from 80% to 90%.

The institution also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students which include library facilities, Housing facilities, Sports facilities, financial aids and scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs as well as administrative services.

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                  University of Babylon

Study areas and degree levels:

  • Arts and Humanities | Undergraduate, Postgraduate
  • Business and Social science | Undergraduate, Postgraduate
  • Language and Cultural | Undergraduate, Postgraduate
  • Medicine and Health  | Undergraduate, Postgraduate
  • Engineering | Undergraduate, Postgraduate
  • Science and Technology | Undergraduate, Postgraduate

University of Baghdad

Baghdad | Iraq

The University of Baghdad was established in 1957. It is a non-profit Public higher education institution located in the urban settings of the large metropolis of Baghdad, where the population ranges of over (5 lakh inhabitants).

The institution offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation) bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several study areas. The admission rate ranges from 60% to 70%.

It also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students which include library facilities, housing facilities, financial aids, scholarship facilities, sports facilities, facilities of study abroad, and exchange programs as well as administrative services.

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                University of Baghdad

Study areas and degree levels:

  • Arts and Humanities | Diploma associate foundation, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Business and Social sciences | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Language and Cultural | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Medicine and Health | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Engineering | Diploma associate foundation, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Science and Technology | Diploma associate foundation, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate.

University of Diyala

Baquba | Iraq

The University of Diyala was founded in the year 1999, the University is a nonprofit Public higher education institution which is situated in the medium city of Baquba.

The university offers courses and programs, which is leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, and Doctorate degrees in several study areas. Here, the admission rate is up to 80% to 90%.

This university in Iraq also offers several academic and non-academic facilities such as library facilities, Housing facilities, sports facilities, study abroad facilities, exchange programs, and financial aids and scholarships.

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               University of Diyala

Study areas and degree levels :

  • Art and Humanities | Bachelor
  • Business and Social Science | Bachelor
  • Language and Cultural | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
  • Medicine and Health | Bachelor, Master
  • Engineering | Bachelor, Master
  • Science and Technology | Bachelor, Master

The University of Duhok

Duhok | Iraq

The University of Duhok was founded in 1992, it is a nonprofit Public higher – education institution which is located in the urban setting of the small city of Duhok. The population ranges in Duhok are nearly up to (50,000 – 2,49,999 inhabitants), Kurdistan.

The program and courses offered by the University of the Duhok are leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, Doctorate degrees in several study areas. The admission rate ranges are up 0 – 10% in the university.

The institution also provide several academic and non academic facilities which includes Housing facilities, library facilities, sports facilities, financial aid and scholarships facilities,  study abroad, exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities as well as administrative services.

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University of Duhok

Study areas and degree levels:

  • Arts and Humanities | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Business and Social Science | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
  • Language and Cultural | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
  • Medicine and health | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Engineering | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Science and Technology | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.

The University of Mustansiriyah

Baghdad | Iraq

The University of Mustansiriyah was founded in the year 1963, and it is a nonprofit Public higher education institution which is located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Baghdad where the population ranges of over (5,00,000 inhabitants).

The courses and programs offered by the UoM are leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, and Doctorate degrees in several study areas. Here the admission rate is up to 80 to 90%.

Other academic and non-academic facilities offered by the University include Housing facilities, library facilities, sports facilities, financial aids and scholarships, study abroad, and exchange programs as well as administrative services.

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University of Mustansiriyah

Study areas in degree levels:

  • Arts and Humanities | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Business and Social sciences | Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate.
  • Language and Cultural | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Medicine and Health | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Engineering | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Science and Technology | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.

University of Technology

Baghdad | Iraq

The University of Technology was established in 1960, it is a non-profit Public higher- education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis city of Baghdad where the population ranges over (5 lakh inhabitants).

The courses and programs offered by the University are Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, and Doctorate degrees in several study areas.

The university also provides several non-academic and academic facilities to students including a library, sports facilities, housing facilities, financial aid, and scholarship programs, studying abroad and exchange programs as well as administrative services.

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                     University of Technology

Study areas and degree levels:

  • Engineering | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
  • Science and Technology | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate

University of Kufa

Kufa | Iraq

The University of Kufa was established in 1987, it is a non-profit Public higher – education institution located in the urban settings of the largest city of Kufa. Here the population ranges up to 5 lakh to 10 lakh inhabitants, Najaf.

The university is officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq it offers courses and programs such as Bachelor’s degrees, Doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

In the university, the admission rate ranges up to 40 to 50% which makes this Iraqi Higher Education organization an averagely selective institution.

The University of Kufa also provides several academic and non – academic facilities for the students which include a library and sports facilities, housing facilities, study abroad, financial aids and scholarships exchange programs as well as administrative services.

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                        University of Kufa

Study areas and degree levels

  • Arts and Humanities| Bachelor
  •  Business and Social sciences | Bachelor degree
  •  Language and Cultural | Bachelor, Doctorate
  • Medicine and Health | Bachelor
  •  Engineering | Bachelor
  •  Science and Technology | Bachelor

The American University of Iraq

Sulaymaniyah | Iraq

The university was founded in 2007, it is a non-profit private Higher – Education institution which is situated in the urban setting of the metropolis of Sulaymaniyah.

The American University of Iraq is officially recognized by the scientific research of the Kurdistan regional government and Ministry of Higher Education. It is a very small co-educational Iraqi higher education institution.

The courses and programs offered by the American University of Iraq for higher education degrees are such as Bachelor’s degrees in several study areas.

The institution also offers academic and non-academic facilities to students such as a library, sports facilities as well as Administrative services.

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              The American University of Iraq

Study areas in degree levels

  • Arts and Humanities | Bachelor.

University of Al – Qadisiyah

Al – Diwaniyah | Iraq

The University was founded in 1987, it is a non-profit Public Higher – Education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Al Diwaniyah where the population ranges over 5 lakh to 10 lakh inhabitants Al – Qadisiyah.

The Institution has branch campuses in locations such as The Sagara, The Shafai, Shami Hamza, Al Badair, Afak. The admission rate ranges up to 90 to 100% in the 33 years old Al -Qadisiyah University.

The courses and programs offered by the institution are such as Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, and Doctorate degrees in several areas of studies.

The university also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students for better learning opportunities like a library and Housing facilities, sports facilities, exchange programs, financial aids and scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities,

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                   University of Al Qadisiyah

University of Mosul

Mosul | Iraq

The University of Mosul was founded in the year 1967, it is a non-profit Public Higher Education institution which is situated in the urban setting of the metropolis of Mosul where the population ranges up to (1 lakh to 5 lakh inhabitants), Nineveh.

This University in Iraq offers courses and programs which are officially recognized higher education degrees such as Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, and Doctorate degrees in several study areas.

The academic and non-academic facilities offered for the students include a library and Housing facilities, exchange programs, financial aid, and scholarship facilities, sports facilities online courses, and distance learning opportunity, as well as administrative services.

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                     University of Mosul

Study areas and degree levels

  • Arts and Humanities | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
  •  Business and Social sciences | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Language and Cultural | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Medicine and Health | Bachelor, Master.
  • Engineering | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  •  Science and Technology | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.

University of Kerbala

Karbala | Iraq

The University in Iraq was founded in the year 2002, it is a non-profit Public Higher Education institution which is situated in the urban settings of the Metropolis of Kerbala where the populations range over ( 1 lakh to 5 lakh inhabitants).

The courses and programs offered by the University of Kerbala are officially recognized higher education degrees such as Bachelor degrees, Master’s degrees, Doctorate degrees in several study areas for the students.

The other academic and non-academic facilities and services are also provided by the university for the student which includes library and Housing facilities, financial aid and scholarship facilities, sports facilities, exchange programs, study abroad facilities, as well as administrative services.

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                   University of Kerbala

Study areas and degree levels:

  • Arts and Humanities | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  •  Business and Social sciences | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  •  Language and Cultural | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  •  Medicine and health | Bachelor, Master.
  • Engineering | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  •  Science and Technology | Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.

Salahaddin University

Erbil | Iraq

The University in Iraq was established in the year 1968, it is a non-profit Public Higher Education institution which is situated in the urban settings of the metropolis of Erbil where the population ranges up to ( 1 lakh to  5 lakh inhabitants), Kurdistan.

The officially recognized higher education degrees such as Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, Doctorate degrees are the courses and programs which are offered by Salahaddin University in several areas of study.

Library facilities, housing facilities, financial aid and scholarship facilities, study abroad, exchange programs, as well as administrative services are several academic and non-academic facilities and services, which are offered by the University for the students.

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  Salahaddin University

Study areas and degree levels:

  • Arts and Humanities | Diploma Associate Foundation, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Business and Social sciences | Diploma Associate Foundation, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  •  Language and Cultural | Diploma Associate Foundation, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  •  Engineering | Diploma Associate Foundation, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
  • Science and Technology | Diploma Associate Foundation, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.

Muskan Verma

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