The Director of QA&CD at KOU had an Important Meeting with the QA Committee Member at the University of Bologna

Salah I. Yahy; Silvia CastellaroToday, 26 November 2021, Prof. Salah I. Yahya, the director  of the Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development at Koya University had an important online meeting with Prof. Silvia Castellaro, the professor at the department of Physics and the member of the Quality Assurance Committee at the University of Bologna. The meeting was about the Bologna Proccess that runing at the University of Bologna and the Bologna Process proposal of Koya University. The meeting discussed the model of Koya University on how to implement the Bologna Proccess and make a smooth transtion from the current study system.

It is worthy to mention that the Koya University Council has decided in the last meeting to implement the Bologna Process in all departments at Koya University starting from the academic year 2022-2023. 


Salah I. Yahya; Silvia Castellaro


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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