KOU held an Intensive training course for implementing the Bologna Process

On the way to implement Bologna Process at Koya University starting from the Academic year 2019-2020, Koya University held a 12 weeks intensive training course entitled ‘Implementing Bologna Process with Assistance of the Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment’. The training course was supervised and presented by Prof. Dr. Salah I. Yahya. The training course was held during the months March, April, May and June. The first 6 weeks’ sessions were for all Koya University academic teaching staff, whereas, the second 6 weeks’ sessions were for the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Training Course Venue and Date:

Venue: Auditorium @KOU

Title: Implementing Bologna Process with Assistance of the Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment

Supervisor and tutor: Prof. Salah I. Yahya

Duration: 12 weeks

Start Date: 11/03/2019

End Date: 11/06/2019

Lecture time: Every Monday, 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Targeted audience: All KOU staff in first 6 week’s sessions and FEDU and FHSS staff in second 6 week’s sessions.


URL: https://bologna.koyauniversity.org/

Training course videos: https://bologna.koyauniversity.org/training-videos

Important topics:

The following important topics were given and discussed during the training course:

  1. Understanding Bologna Process,
  2. Understanding the Learning Outcomes,
  3. Writing the Program Learning Outcomes,
  4. Writing the Module Learning Outcomes,
  5. Calculating the Student Workload,
  6. Calculating the ECTS and the GPA,
  7. Design the Program Curriculum,
  8. Writing the Program Catalog, and
  9. Writing the Module Descriptor form.

Prof. Salah created a dedicated website to help universities in Kurdistan Region to implement the Bologna Process and shift smoothly from the recent study program system. For more information, visit the following website: https://bologna.koyauniversity.org



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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