Welcome to the International University of Erbil

Dear Students, Faculty, and Visitors,

As the President of the International University of Erbil, I, Dr. Hadi Alsaqi, am delighted to extend a heartfelt welcome to each one of you joining our esteemed institution.

We are proud to say that our university is recognized by both the Kurdistan Regional and Iraqi Federal Governments, a testament to our commitment to academic excellence and adherence to high educational standards.

Located in the heart of the city center of Erbil, our campus stands as a beacon of knowledge and progress. Here, amidst the historical and cultural richness of our city, we offer an educational experience that is both deeply rooted in our heritage and forward-looking.

The International University of Erbil is not just an institution of learning; it’s a launchpad for future success. Our graduates find themselves well-equipped to embark on rewarding career paths, as our comprehensive educational programs are designed to ensure that they easily find job opportunities in their chosen fields.

Our diverse community is our greatest asset. We boast a vibrant mix of cultures, ideas, and perspectives, making our campus a dynamic and inclusive place for learning. Whether you are beginning your academic journey or furthering your scholarly pursuits, you will find a supportive and enriching environment here.

We offer state-of-the-art facilities, a dedicated faculty, and a wide range of programs tailored to foster your academic and personal growth. I encourage you to engage with the university community, participate in various activities, and immerse yourself in the enriching experiences we offer.

Together, we strive towards a future filled with possibilities and successes. Welcome to the International University of Erbil, where your aspirations are nurtured and your dreams can soar.


Dr. Hadi Alsaqi
President, International University of Erbil





International University of Erbil established in 2009 as one of the academic foundation belonging to the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research/ KRG and gained the accreditation from the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education in 2017 and in the same year recognized as one of the world universities by the British Ecctis which is one of the world’s leading providers of services in the recognition and evaluation of universities qualifications and skills, which works on behalf of the UK Government. IUE was also gained the membership in the Association of Arab Universities in 2017.


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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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