Bologna Process at KOU: Planning and Implementation

Image result for bologna processTo ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher-education qualifications between Koya University and the worldwide Universities, specifically European Universities, the Directorate of the Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development at Koya University will hold a national Symposium under the title "Bologna Process at Koya University: Planning and Implementation". This symposium will discuss the action plan of implementing the Bologna Process at Koya University starting from the academic year 2018-2019. The Symposium will present the benefits behind the implementation of the Bologna Process, how to set the Study program and the mechanism of crediting and grading. Moreover, this symposium will explain the process of smooth shifting from the existing study program to Bologna system.

In memory of Koya University Founder

On Tuesday, September 25th, at 10:00 a.m., in front of the entrance of Koya University campus, the curtain opened on the picture of Mr. Mam Jalal, the founder of Koya University with the presence of the president and members of University committee, instructors, employees, students and a number of gusts of the ceremony. After welcoming the attendance, by Mr. Hazm Ali, the media manager of the University, Prof. Dr. Wali M. Hamad the president of Koya University delivered a speech for the crowded on the occasion of installing the picture of the founder of Koya University. The following is the speech of the president of Koya University:

KOU attended an Int. Workshop in Austria on Koya Oral History

On days(10th -12th ) of September, in the University of Innsbruck, which is one of the best universities of this country and its world ranking is 329, an international workshop held in Research Centre of Ancient Worlds Studies and Archaeology (

Making Indicators for the Arab Universities Ranking

Professor Dr. Salah I. Yahya from Koya University representing the KRG in the International Workshop on "Making Indicators for the Arab Universities Ranking". The Workshop was held by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Baghdad, Iraq and the  Association of Arab Universities in the University of Baghdad and Al-Nahrain University, during the period 2-3 September, 2018.

The Scientific Committee of the ICPAS 2018 conference

Conference Homepage ImageThe Scientific Committee of the ICPAS 2018 conference at the Faculty of Science and Health is pleased to announce that all presented papers in the ICPAS 2018 conference (23-24 April) have been published in the Open Conference System at Koya University, and a doi has been assigned to each published paper.

A new research paper is published

Koya University lecturer Mr. Hedi Rasul , a  previous lecturer at the faculty of Engineering (FENG) and now PhD student at KTH Royal institute of Technology, Sweden has published a new research paper entitled 'Monitoring of moisture and salinity content in an operational road structure by electrical resistivity tomography' the abstract can be found in here.

KOU Tutor awarded Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program of 2018

Mr. Brwa Hasan Hussein is an academic staff at Department of Civil Engineering / faculty of Engineering (FENG) who has been awarded Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program of 2018. Indeed, the Fulbright program is designed to equip the scholars with knowledge and tools necessary to build the capacities of the universities in Iraq and to advance the education of future generation of Iraqis. The program lays the foundation for Iraqi scholars and their U.S hosts to develop long term institutional relationship and areas of cooperation that can be sustained over time.

2017 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)

aeif winnersMr. Peshawa Jamal Muhammad Ali, head of Software Engineering Department, participated in a team called (Horizon) to secure a grant within exchange program alumni projects, in a competition “2017 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)” which is amongst the “U.S. Department of State Grants Program “. The projected leaded and administrated by Dr. Shilan Ali, other team members of the project are from different sectors of Kurdistan region society. The project title was (Healing Women from Invisible Wounds of Terror). The sum of the grant is 24,930 US$ which covered the different costs of the project.

Koya University included in Weinberg Fellowship in architectural history and preservation

In a press realease the Columbia University’s Italian Academy announced a $1.15 million gift from the Sidney J. Weinberg Jr. Foundation for a vital project that will bring as many as 20 additional Fellows over the next 5 years to study architectural history and preservation. “This generous gift from the Weinberg Foundation—one of the largest donations since the founding of the Academy—permits us to pursue the understanding and conservation of architecture of all geographic areas and periods,” said David Freedberg, Director of the Italian Academy.

ICPAS2018 Conference Summary Report

C:\Users\Tara\Contacts\Downloads\31167073_1519233228185816_4684433517357039616_n.jpgThe 1st International Conference on Pure & Applied Science ICPAS 2018 was held on 23rd - 24th April, 2018 at the Presidency Building of Koya University, Koya, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, The conference was supported by Ministry of High Education and Scientific Research in Erbil, Kurdistan Region-Iraq. The conference was the first that organized by Faculty of Science and Health at Koya University. With respect to registrations, 107 submitted papers registered from different Iraq and Kurdistan Region Universities and only 43 papers were accepted to be presented in the conference after peer review procedure by professional staff of Faculty of Science and Health, in different fields. Attendees of 130 academics from Mosul, Kirkuk, Anbar and Baghdad Universities were registered. Over 35 delegates attended the conference from General Consulate of Japan, Ministries of High Education and Scientific Research, Health, Agriculture and Natural Resources. More than 212 staff member of Koya University registered and attended the conference.


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