University of Sulaimani

College of Medicine

Old Campus


The University of Sulaimani was established in 1968 and the College of Medicine enrolled its first Group of (91) students for the academic year 1977-1978. The University including the college of Medicine was closed down and transferred to Hawler (Erbil) city in 1981 and its name was changed to the University of Salahaddin, hence the college never witnessed its graduation in July 1983. After the holy Kurdish uprising in March 1991 and the establishment of the Kurdish parliament and Kurdistan regional government, the University of Sulaimani including the college of Medicine was re-established in15th of November 1992. The college celebrated the graduation ceremony of the first batch in July 1998.


The College of Medicine University of Sulaimani (CoM-UoS) aspires to be a regional center of excellence in medical education, scientific research, and health care, dedicated to graduating proficient and ethical physicians who contribute to advancing the frontiers of patient care services and medical knowledge.


“To achieve excellency in medical education by fostering high quality teaching and training programs that nurture the students with the knowledge, skills and attitude they need to become competent physicians. By conducting innovative medical research, the (CoM-UoS) aims to enrich the medical literature and improve health services locally, regionally and globally.”
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