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A delegation from Koya University visited some universities in Iran

A Koya University delegation visited a number of Iranian universities on 17 April, 2016. The delegation was headed by Dr. Wali Mahmood Hamad, the President of Koya University and included a number of the academic and administrative staff of Koya University.

A research team at DCHE published new research work

A team of researchers at chemical engineering department (DCHE) in Koya University has achieved an unique research that about production for bio-diesel from cow fats.The research team is consisted from Mr. Ribwar K Abdulrahman, Dr. Mohammed H Zangana, Dr. Jafar A Ali, Rebwar Ibrahim Aziz, Rawaz M Karem and Balen M. Hussain.

Koya University Delegation Visited a Number of Jordanian Universities

A delegation from Koya University visited Jordan for the purpose of signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with each of Mutah University, Amman Arab University, and the University of Jordan. The delegation included Dr. Wali Mahmud Hamad, the President of Koya University, Dr. Haider Lashkry, the Acting Vice President of Koya University for Scientific and Postgraduate Affairs, Dr. Vian Sleman, the Head of the Department of Accounting, and Dr. Wala Jawdet Al-Jaff, a Lecturer at the Department of Accounting and the Coordinator of the visit. The delegation arrived in Jordan on Saturday 27th February. 

UNESCO Delegation Visits Koya University

For the purpose of getting an overview of the process of Quality Assurance, a delegation from UNESCO and the KRG-UNESCO Coordinator for Education Affairs visited Koya University. On Thursday 18/2/2016, a delegation from UNESCO, including Ms. Rebbeca Valmoria, the UNESCO Monitoring and Evaluation Director and Mr.

“Ranking Web” of Koya University by Webometrics

World universities ranked according their presence on the Web: On the foothill of the Béjhar mountain lay the green campus of Koya University in the city of Koya, which is 1.0 hr drive to the East of the regional capital Erbil (Arbil, Hewlér) in Kurdistan Region in. Iraq. Its campus has been carefully laid out to embrace the beautiful high mountainous nature. 

The 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Haji Qadri Koyi 1816 - 2016

In memory of the 200th anniversary of Haji Qadri Koyi's birth, Koya University is organizing an international conference to honour this great poet. Not only Haji Qadri Koyi was a great poet of his time, but he was also one of the last great classical poets of the Kurdish literature. He has been able to embody the changes that have occurred in Kurdistan in the 19th century, especially in relation to the abolition of the system of monarchy and the emergence of national awareness. Through his poetry and position, Haji Qadir has been able to play a key role in the establishment and development of national awareness especially at the level of the elite.

President of Koya University on Academic Visit to Iran

Dr. Wali M. Hamad, the President of Koya University paid a one-week visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran where he visited some of the Iranian academic institutions. The purpose of the visit was establishing and enhancing academic cooperation and relations between Koya University and these academic institutions.

Delegation from USC Visits Koya University

A delegation from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) visited Koya University being one of the main partner universities in the Erasmus Mundus, Marhaba Project. The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted with the institutional capacity of the University including its scientific infrastructure in terms of laboratories and research centers.

Koya University lecturers at TTP of ASU

The Teacher Training Program (TTP) at the Arizona State University (ASU) is an internationally renowned and award winning program for lecturers in English Language teaching. This academic year (2014/2015) two lecturers from Koya University, Mr Hawkar Akram Awla and Mr Mustsafa Wshyar Abdulla, assistant lecturers in the Department of English, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences were awarded a fully-funded scholarships for joining the TTP of the Arizona State University  (ASU). The program is sponsored by the US Embassy- Baghdad and Arizona State University and lasts for 47 days starting from June 13, 2015 and ending on July 31, 2015.

The first Koya University Erasmus Marhaba Awardee has departed

The Koya University was selected as one of the four universities from Kurdistan Region of Iraq to join the European Union Erasmus Program, Marhaba Project. This academic year Koya University managed to have 6 fully funded awardees in Marhaba Project. This includes 4 undergraduate 2nd years students for a full academic year from Faculty of Engineering (FENG), department of Manufacturing (DMFE) and one Postdoctoral exchange for 6 months, and one Academic staff exchange for one month.  Koya University proudly embraced this opportunity and managed become a leading institute in the region. 

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