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Salahaddin University
Motto "And may God increase my knowledge"
Established 1968 in Sulaimaniya
1981 moved to Arbil
Type Public
President Dr. Mohammad Sadik
Undergraduates 18,000 Total (Undergrad + Postgrad)
Postgraduates 18,000 Total (Undergrad + Postgrad)
Location Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan Region
Campus Urban
Colors Multi-Colors

Salahaddin University (Zankoy Selaheddîn in Kurdish) is located in Arbil (Hewler), capital of Kurdistan Region of Iraq. One of the oldest and largest institutions of higher learning in Kurdistan Region, Salahaddin University was established in 1968 and was originally based in Sulaimaniya. It was transferred to Arbil in 1981. Initially, the university included seven colleges: Science, Agriculture, Engineering, Administration, Arts, Education, and Medicine. Later, in 1985, the College of Law and Politics was added to the University's programs while the College of Dentistry was added in 1995.

The total number of colleges became 22 in 2004. It decreased to 18 in 2005 when the Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy became part of the Hawler Medical University.

The University is a member of the International Association of Universities (listed under the Iraq section with its Kurdish name Zankoy Salahaddin [1]) and grants various academic degrees and certificates to qualified individuals, including Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS), and Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD). A Medical degree (MD) is also granted by the Medical College. The diplomas and certificates awarded by Salahaddin University are internationally recognized.

Faculties and Colleges

College of Administration and Economics

College of Agriculture

College of Arts

College of Educational Science

College of Engineering

College of Languages

College of Law and Politics

College of Physical Education

College of Political Science

College of Science

College of Shari'a

College of Basic Education




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