University of Sulaimani 


University of Sulaimani (UoS) was first established in 1968, the main campus is located in the city of Sulaimani in Kurdistan of Iraq. In the beginning there were only three colleges but during the years that followed, the number of the colleges increased dramatically as the result of growing demands of higher education in the country.

In 1981, the former Iraqi regime transferred this academic establishment to the city of Erbil (Hawler) and the name was changed to become (University of Salahaddin). In 1992 University of Sulaimani was reestablished by tremendous efforts and enthusiasm of many Kurdish intellectuals and academics with the people of Sulaimani and was officially reopened on 14th of November. 

Today University of Sulaimani includes (8) Faculties and (2) Colleges, students obtain BSc and BA degrees in various fields of study.

The Faculties:

  1- Faculty of Medical Sciences
  2- Faculty of Engineering 
  3- Faculty of Science and Science Education
  4- Faculty of Agricultural Sciences  
  5- Faculty of Law and Politics
  6- Faculty of Physical and Basic Education    
  7- Faculty of Administration
  8- Faculty of Language and Humanities
 The Colleges:
  1- College of Veterinary Medicine
  2- College of Commerce
To provide the necessary teaching staff, the University also awards MA, MSc and PhD degrees in different fields of study. In 2013-2014 academic year, 10925  students attended classes as full-time students, there are (9101) postgraduate students from(1998-2014),  there are (1544) teaching staff and (3494) administration staff too.