Best Universities in Iraq

Iraq is a country present in the western part of Asia and it is originally known as the Republic of Iraq. Baghdad is the largest city in Iraq and also the capital city of the country. Iraq has two official languages which are Kurdish and Arabic as the 99% of the population in Iraq is Muslims. Iraq also has a very rich culture and its handicrafts are famous all over the world. The country has produced many of the world-famous poets and painters. Coming to the education sector of the country, it has the best education system in the region. The enrollment rate of primary education in the nation is approx 100%. Higher education in Iraq is good but the government doesn’t focus on this part. Apart from that, the universities in Iraq has somehow managed to maintain the standards of education all over the region. Here are the top 5 universities in Iraq.

University of Babylon

University of Babylon

The University of Babylon is situated in Babylon, Iraq. The university teaches a variety of streams like Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, etc. It consists of the 20 colleges in total in the Al-Hillah state. This university has also started the night teaching classes back in the 1990s which become very popular around 1997. The night teaching programme helped the families who are facing difficulties in the high school examination. The universities have most of the students from the Babylon Province and also attracts the students from the neighbouring states like Baghdad, Kufa, Najaf, etc.

Najaf Road, 14km from the centre of Hilla, Babil, Iraq

University of Baghdad

University of Baghdad

The University of Baghdad is the largest university in Iraq. It was established in 1957 by the combination of the number of the existing universities in the city. The university has also been entitled as one of Iraq’s Modern University. It has also had the nation’s longest-established college of the law which was established back in 1908. This university has its campuses located in the other cities of Bab Al-Muadham, Ali Wizariya and Nahda Cross Road also. They also offer some of their courses in the evening also. The university also has nine research centres out of which some are devoted to some of the particular research only.

Jadriyah, Baghdad, Iraq

University of Technology

University of Technology

The University of Technology is situated in the capital city of Baghdad, Iraq. It is a non-profit university for the public higher education which is located in the urban area of Baghdad. This university is founded in 1960 and is also one of the largest universities in Iraq. This university has its specialization in the Engineering courses, Computer Sciences and Applied Sciences. This university has a selective admission policy for the admission and it also allows international students to enrol. The university is a co-educational institute and it holds around 20,000 students.

Baghdad, Iraq

sources:  4icu.org, timeshighereducation.com

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