A Workshop on "Koya University in a Half Decade (2015-2020)"

Koya University Workshop, Prof. Salah I. YahyaOn February 17th, 2020, Professor Salah I. Yahya managed a workshop entitled; Koya University in a Half Decade (2015-2020). Befor the workshop, Dr. Haidar Lashkry, the Vice-President for Scientific & Postgraduate affairs, had a presentation about the Quality Assurance and the post graduate studies at Koya Universitity. After that, Prof. Dr. Wali Hamad, the President of Koya University had a 30 min speech about the Koya University Scientific Achievement during the past 5 years.

In the Workshop, Prof. Salah presented a Self Assesment Report for Koya University. After that, he present the Koya University achivement in both, the National University Ranking and the International University Ranking (Webometrics).

About the Workshop:

Title: Koya University in a Half Decade (2015-2020)
Date: 17/02/2020
Time: 12:00 - 02:00 pm, with 15 min break
Place: Auditorium of KOU
Director: Prof. Salah I. Yahya
Attendees: 250 KOU staff members

Workshop slide: click here to view presentation



Koya University (KOU) is located in the city of Koya (Koy Sanjaq) which is 1.0 hr drive to the East of the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil (Arbil, Hewlér) in Kurdistan Region of F.R. Iraq. It is on the foothills of beautiful high mountain. Its campus has been carefully laid out to embrace the beautiful mountainous nature. . There are 4 Faculties and 2 Schools in KOU; Faculty of Engineering (FENG), Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH), Faculty of Education (FEDU), Faculty of Humanities and Social Silences (FHSS), Shcool of Physical Education (SPHE) and School of Medicine (SMED). Also, there are two research centers; Genome Center and Malai Gawra Center. Moreover, at KOU there is an English Language Center (BELC) at KOU 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 ArkansasKOU has two Scientific Journals; ARO-The Scientific Journal of Koya University, which is indexed by Clarivate Analytics (ESCI), and Koya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (KUJHSS). KOU is a proactive member of Erasmus/ Marhaba Project and Erasmus+. KOU signed many Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with many International Universities, e.g., The University of Arkansas (June 2015). The Lulea University in Sweden (April 2014), The University of Nottingham in the UKThe University of Buckingham in the UK (Oct 2008), Belkin University in Turkey (Sep 2009) and The University of Greenwich in the UK.


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