The Higher Committee of the Bologna Process in Kurdistan Region is Pursuing its Meeting Online

Salah I. Yahy; Higher Committee; Bologna ProcessThe higher committee of the Bologna Proccess in Kurdistan Region started to pursuing its regular meetings online. The committee is directed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Reserach in Kurdistan Universities with members from (7) Universities. Yesterday, the commitee held its regular meeting online. The meeting was directed by the D.G. Dr. Mohammed Hussein Ahmed, where the D.G Dr. Khattab Shekhany has been invited to attend the meeting, who had very important inputs and comments.


The memebers who attended the online meeting are:

  1. Dr. Hawkar Arab, Director of QA at the MHE.
  2. Prof. Salah I. Yahya, Koya University.
  3. Dr. Nazhad Hesien, Salahaddin University-Erbil.
  4. Dr. Luqman Hadi Hasan, University of Duhok.
  5. Dr. Rezhin Harun, University of Sulaimani.
  6. Dr. Yasen Mustafa, University of Zakho.

Salah I. Yahya; Higher Committee; Bologna Process


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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