Soran University

Soran University (SU) was founded in 2009. SU is one of the leading universities in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. As a public university, it has expanded its academic relationships at both national and international levels. According to the KRG’s ranking for the national universities, SU tops the list. Here, the educational system is based on international standards and follows the Bologna process. SU is a student-centered institution.   Soran University has five faculties and a research center. Its 25 scientific departments award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. It has approximately 8000 students with a broad teaching and administrative staff who work on permanent, contract and volunteer basis.  Soran University has an extensive relationship with international universities and institutions. It implements student exchange programs for study and training. Each year, the university sends a number of its students to Asian and European country; as well as welcomes students from universities in those countries.  Soran University is well-known and recognized locally, nationally and internationally. It has been ranked by regional and international institutions such as Webometrics, Web of Science and QS. Since its establishment, Soran University has continuously moved forward. Every time the rankings are announced, the university’s rankings rise further.