A Lecturer at Koya University Participated in the US FulBright Program

Koya University, Fulbright ProgramA lecturer at Koya University participated in a special program of the US State Department.

Ahmad Taifor Azeez, Lecture at Department of of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, FacuLty of Engineering at Koya University, participated in the programz “Country FulBright". The program is a special project of the United States and is supported by the State Department and aims to exchange cultures between different countries and to introduce people outside the United States to the education system in US universities.

Ahmad Taifor Azeez, said:

“This program is a very important program and a useful opportunity to get acquainted with the education system in American universities and he said that they as the Faculty of Engineering in Koya University will work together to implement the experience gained in this program.”

FulBright is a US-specific program sponsored by the State Department that aims to provide opportunities for non-US students around the world to study in the United States and become familiar with the culture and education system in the United States.
The program was established in 1946 by Senator William J. Fulbright. In a resolution of the US Congress.

Koya University, Fulbright Program

Koya University, Fulbright Program


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) The University of Greenwich in the UKCihan University-Erbil (2021) and Tishk International University (2021). Koya University is a memebr of The Association of Arab Universities and the International Association of Universities.

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