Our Mission

We admit students on the basis of academic and overall performance and we are committed to making financial accessibility a reality for all the International University of Erbil students. We provide our students with an excellent academic experience that is rich, challenging and full of opportunities to reach beyond the requirements of regional qualifications. We inspire our students to challenge themselves as learners, communicators, creative artists and athletes, and to pursue their goals with confidence and integrity. We provide a dynamic and respectful cultures in which students take on significant responsibility for the decision-making, planning and leading of both student affairs and initiatives in the wider community. We demonstrate leadership as a school through exemplary teaching practices, innovative curriculum and good governance. We develop and nurture strong relationships with our community and strategic partners to fulfill our objectives.

Our Vision

The International University of Erbil is a trans-formative learning community focused on intellectual growth and individual development. We build on a tradition of academic distinction and leadership to develop socially responsible, global citizens.


International University of Erbil is determined to build on its past achievements and so enhance its research and teaching. The University encourages learners in a wide range of disciplines in the Business and Management, Engineering, Education as well as Law and Diplomacy and the professions. It will continue to value its inheritance of colleges and federated universities that give many students an institutional home within the University. It will strive to make its campuses attractive settings for scholarly activity.


Our values reflect those that have been adopted by the Faculty members of the International University of Erbil. As such, they include:

  • Integrity in all of our endeavors.
  • Commitment to innovation and excellence.
  • Life-long learning and critical inquiry.
  • Promotion of social justice, equity, diversity and professionalism.
  • Effective partnerships with all of our stakeholders.
  • Multi-professional and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Supportive and respectful relationships.
  • Accountability and transparency within our academic communities and with the public.
  • Responsiveness to our local, national, and international health care needs.

The International University of Erbil is committed to fulfilling our social responsibility to benefit society at large through excellence, integrity and innovation in our research, education and academic work.