Our Team

Professor Dr. Hadi Mahdi Ahmad Alsakee

President of the University

Assistant Professor Dr. Hadi Mahdi Ahmad Alsakee joined the Department of Biology at International University of Erbil in 2019 as the acting university president. In 2017 joined Cihan University-Erbil as the Head of Biology Department till 2019. Formerly, he was head of Microbiology department in the College of Medicine, Hawler Medical University-Erbil (2012-2017), and registrar of College of Medicine, Hawler Medical University (2008-2012). He obtained his Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology from College of Medicine, Hawler Medical University-Erbil in 2009, and M.Sc. in Parasitology from Baghdad University, College of Sciences in 2001. He taught medical parasitology and medical microbiology, and immunology, Virology, laboratory techniques, pathogenic bacteria, antibiotics for medical, nursing, dentistry, and biology undergraduate and postgraduate students. He supervised four M.Sc. and two PhD students. He attended eight national and six international conferences and workshops, and published twelve (10 national and 4 international) scientific articles (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=tU1B4Y4AAAAJ&hl=en ). His research interests are Immunity to parasitic infections, Vaccine development against hydatid disease, Epidemiology of infectious diseases, Immunodiagnostic of parasitic infections, Molecular detection of infectious agents, Virulence factors and gene polymorphism.

Sayran sabr

Assist Lecturer

She is an assist lecturer in medical microbiology department and quality assurance director and now she is acting as a head of biology department at internationl university of erbil she completed her master dgree at hawler medical university college of pharmacy

Humera Khan

Doctor of Philosophy

My name is Humera Khan. I am a full-time Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry of the International University of Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Erbil, Iraq. I am a highly accomplished individual with a Master's degree and a Ph.D. from India. My research and academic journey have been marked by an unwavering commitment to advancing the fields of Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Biochemistry. My innovative teaching methods and community involvement make her a standout in education.

Mohammed Nazar Alsawaf

The head of Information Technology

Dr. Mohammed Nazar Alsawaf is The head of Information Technology at the International University of Erbil. He received the BSc. degree in Computer Engineering at Baghdad University, Baghdad - Iraq, in 1999. He got MSc. In Information System Management at Arab Academic University, Amman - Jordan, in 2009. And he completed his Ph.D. degree in Computing from Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, Kualalumpur – Malaysia, in 2019, respectively. Since 2021, He has held lecturing positions at IUE University for the undergraduate students of Computer Science & IT. His main areas of research interest are Localization Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks, with over 3 publications.

Omar Fouad Mohammed

lecturer in the Department of Information Technology

Dr.Omar currently is a lecturer in the Department of Information Technology, College of Science at International University of Erbil. He graduated from Al-Mustansiriyah University in 2006 with a BSc in Computer Science, a MSc in Computer Science from Technical University of Malaysia Malacca in 2012, a PhD in Computer System and Communication from Technical University of Malaysia Malacca in 2019. He has taught various courses in the field of Computer Science and has published many articles in indexed international journals. His research interest is in the field of computer communication and networking.

Our History

The International University of Erbil stands as a beacon of higher education in the thriving capital city of Erbil, within the dynamic Kurdistan Region. Embracing a progressive academic structure, the university has transitioned from a college-based system to a more collaborative faculty framework, fostering cross-disciplinary synergy and intellectual growth.

Currently, the university boasts four distinct faculties—Engineering, Business Management, Education, and Law & International Studies and Diplomacy. These faculties encompass a total of 22 departments, each dedicated to providing a rich, diverse curriculum that equips students with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

In this nurturing environment, the International University of Erbil remains committed to cultivating academic excellence, critical thinking, and innovation among its students, preparing them to make meaningful contributions to society.

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