Student Innovation Competition on Sustainable Energy 2017

The European Commission (EC) aims to protect, preserve and improve the environment for present and future generations, proposing and implementing policies that ensure a high level of environmental protection and preserve the quality of life. The strategic priorities of the EC for 2016-2020 are to ensure the sustainability of theenvironment and the preservation of natural resources are key policy objectives. The EC is committed to pursue these objectives and respond to current challenges and priorities through three distinct focus areas: (i) green growth, (ii) connecting with citizens and (iii) making it happen.

Koya University facilitates a Mental Health and Psychological Support Center

The SEED Foundation with the support of the U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs has opened the Center for Mental health and Psychological Support Services at Koya University. The purpose of the center is to train academic staff so as to offer the best mental health and psychological support services to the psychological patients in Kurditan. 

Koya University Professor Publishes with Springer CCIS

In the recent years the reseachers of Koya University have become more and more active in publishing with reputable International Journals which has boost the global presense of the Koya University. Now Dr. Salah I. Yahya is a Professor at the Department of Software Engineering (DSWE), Faculty of Engineering (FENG) at Koya University. In cooperation with the UTM Big Data Center - Ibnu Sina Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (ISI-SIR), Malaysia, Prof. Yahya participated in the 5th Asian Conference on Membrane Computing, Universiti Kabangsaan, Malaysia, on 14-16 Nov. 2016, and he presented a scientific paper entitled “Image Segmentation Using Membrane Computing: A Literature Survey”. The paper has been selected and published on 08 January 2017 in Communications in Computer and Information Science - SPRINGER as a Book chapter of  “Bio-inspired Computing – Theories and Applications” which is listed in SCOPUS.

Koya University Lecturer Publishes in an IF Journal

Dr. Muhammad Ghafar is a lecturer at the Department of Physics (DPHY), Faculty of Health and Science (FSCH) at Koya University whoo is currenly engaged with Postdoctoral research at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Recently an international scientiic journal has published his research article. The artike is entitled “Structural and Optical Properties of Cadmium Sulfide Thin Films on Flexible Polymer Substrates by Chemical Spray Pyrolysis Technique”, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics Volume 28 / 2017. Dr. Muhammad with his manor in Polymer Solar Cell points out that “The ultimate aim of this investigation is to use Plastic (Polyimide) as a substrate for thin-film solar cells”.

Koya University Lecturer to be UN Adviser

Dr. Sarbast Nabi, higher education lecturer at Koya University, has been appointed by United Nations as an adviser to the affairs of Syria in ESCWA commission, which is one of the leading institutions of UN. 

Pursuant to an invitation letter he received from the committee of United Nations, Dr. S. Nabi will attend the fourth meeting of the committee. Dr. Muhammad says “Following the submission of my research paper on Identity and Multi-ethnicity in Syrian constitution to the United Nations organization, it was approved upon as a documentary research paper for the agenda of Syria in the United Nations.” 

Behar English Language Center (BELC) is opened

Behar English Language Center (BELC) at Koya University has been opened with the sponsorship of IREX and American embassy in Baghdad as well as with the support of Spring International Language Center of The University of Arkansas. Directly after its inaugurations, the BELC starts its English language courses. 

EIOGI 2017 International Conference

International Conference on Environmental Impacts of the Oil and Gas Industries: Kurdistan Region of Iraq as a Case Study in April 17-19, 2017: EIOGI 2017 Conference.

Koya University organizes its 2nd international conference on petroleum in 2017 with scientific sponsorship of IEEE and official support from the ministry of higher education and scientific research of the Kurdistan Region (KRG). Having more than 45 billion barrels of oil and 200 trillion cubic feet of proved gas reserves, the Kurdistan region distinguishes itself as a key oil and gas source in the Middle East. The oil and gas development activities in the region have been increased rapidly over the past ten years; therefore, the environmental protection became more and more important.

Advanced GIS Lab Opened at Koya University

In the presence of the President and Vice-presidents of Koya University, the laboratory was formally opened on Thursday, Jan. 5th, 2017. This lab is highly specialized in cartography and GIS in the department of Geography from Faculty of Education

The international conference of "Massoud Muhammad"

Massoud MuhammadKoya University will hold a conference on 15th Anniversary of the Death of Massoud Muhammad, Kurdish Author, Intellectual and Philosopher on April 1st and 2nd 2017. In the conference his works and perspectives will be discussed and analyzed academically.

conference aims 

Massoud Muhammad (1919- 1st March, 2002), was a scholar, author and Intellectual with entirely unprecedented works, having a special philosophical view and vision which reflected in his entire writings; he was also a linguist and a sociolinguist, in addition of being a literary critic. He used to have writings and views on several other aspects with special ways of analysis. 

Webometrics Ranked Koya University as the Top KRG University

Webometrics is ranking the World universities according their presence on the Web. In the new announced ranking of the world universities by Webometrics on July 31st 2016 Koya University has been ranked as the top university in Kurdistan Region. This great achievement comes after years of dedicating academic community that embraced a pioneering strategic planning of a student centred e-Smart university. This has led to a better valued academic visibility with a global perspective in mind. The road map has been layout in a 10 years strategic planning starting early 2012 and the results are revealing greater success in the horizon.  

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