Iraq is a country present in the western part of Asia and it is originally known as the Republic of Iraq. Baghdad is the largest city in Iraq and also the capital city of the country. Iraq has two official languages which are Kurdish and Arabic as the 99% of the population in Iraq is Muslim. Iraq also has a very rich culture and its handicrafts are famous all over the world. The country has produced many world-famous poets and painters. Coming to the education sector of the country, it has the best education system in the region. The enrollment rate of primary education in the nation is approx 100%. Higher education in Iraq is good but the government doesn’t focus on this part. The universities in Iraq have somehow managed to maintain the standards of education. . Here are the top universities in Iraq.
The University of Babylon is situated in Babylon, Iraq. The university teaches a variety of streams like Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, etc.
It consists of the 20 colleges in total in the Al-Hillah state. This university also started night teaching classes back in the 1990s. Which become very popular around 1997. The night teaching program helped those who are facing difficulties in school. The universities have most of the students from the Babylon Province. =And also attracts students from the neighboring states like Baghdad, Kufa, and Najaf.
Najaf Road, 14km from the center of Hilla, Babil, Iraq
The University of Baghdad is the largest in Iraq. It was established in 1957 by a combination of the number of existing universities in the city. The university has also been entitled as one of Iraq’s Modern universities. It also had the longest-established college of the law established back in 1908. This university has its campuses located in other cities. This includes Bab Al-Muadham, Ali Wizariya, and Nahda Cross Road also. They also offer some of their courses in the evening. The university also has nine research centers. Out of which some are devoted to some of the particular research only.
The University of Technology is situated in the capital city of Baghdad, Iraq. It is a non-profit university for public higher education. It is located in the urban area of Baghdad. This university is founded in 1960 and is also one of the largest universities in Iraq. This university has its specialization in Engineering courses. Which includes Computer Sciences and Applied Sciences. This university has a selective admission policy for admission. And it also allows international students to enroll. The university is a co-educational institute and it holds around 20,000 students.
University of Kufa
A non-profit public higher education institution, the University of Kufa was founded in 1987. And is situated in the Kufa metropolitan area (population: 500,000–1,000,000). University of Kufa (UoK) is a big coeducational with almost enrollment 19,999 students. The University offers courses and programs that lead to degrees in many fields. Which includes bachelor’s and doctoral degrees, that are recognized by the government. The admissions process at this 35-year-old Iraqi higher education school is selective. And based on applicants’ prior academic performance.
University of Sulaimani
The University of Sulaimani is a Kurdish non-profit public higher education school. Founded in 1967 it is located in Sulaymaniyah metropolis. Which has a population of between 1 million and 5 million people. University of Sulaimani (UoS) is a coeducational higher education institution in Iraq. It has received official recognition from the Ministry of Higher Education. UoS offers courses and programs leading to many bachelor’s degrees. Additionally, UoS offers students many academic and non-academic facilities and services. Such as a library and administrative services.
University of Mosul
The University of Mosul is a non-profit public higher education institution. Found in 1967 and is situated in the urban environment of the Nineveh metropolis of Mosul. University of Mosul (UoM) is a very big coeducational Iraqi higher education institution. It has received official recognition from the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research. It offers courses and programs leading to a variety of degrees in higher education. The admissions process at this 55-year-old Iraqi higher education school is selective. And based on applicants’ prior academic performance and grades. The university welcomes students from abroad.
University of Tikrit
The University of Tikrit is a non-profit public higher education school founded in 1987. It is situated in the Saladin neighborhood of the medium city of Tikrit. In Samara, this university also maintains a satellite campus. The University of Tikrit is a small, coed Iraqi higher education institution. It has received official recognition from the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research.
Tick International University
Private higher education institution Tishk International University was founded in 2008. It is situated in the Kurdish capital city of Erbil, which has a population of between 1 and 5 million people. Additionally, this university has a campus in Sulaimani. Tick International University (TIU) is a coeducational higher education institution in Iraq.