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Mosul’s Fine Arts College officially Opens

Creativity flourishes as Mosul’s Fine Arts College officially opens The newly-rehabilitated College of Fine Arts at Mosul University has been officially opened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Iraq. The College, rehabilitated by UNDP with financial support from the United States Government through USAID, offers third-level art courses ranging from […]

Karbala University taking steps into E-Transformation

As part of the continues support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to the University of Karbala, a workshop has been conducted for the period 1 to 5 April on the e-learning modules, gathering twenty senior officials and academics from Karbala University, as part of the technical support provided by the Public Sector Modernization […]

Euphrates Advisors and AUIS announce new Scholarship

Euphrates Advisors LLC and AUIS announce establishment of Euphrates Fund Scholarship Euphrates Advisors LLC and American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) announced today the establishment of the Euphrates Fund Scholarship (EFS), a generous grant that will cover the tuition of one University student each year. Euphrates Advisors is an investment firm that manages the Euphrates […]

Iraqi Students look Abroad for Post-Grad Studies

By Sara al-Qaher for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  India, Iran or Turkey: Iraqi Students look Abroad for Post-Grad Studies There are no easy options for Iraqi graduates who want to continue their education with post-graduate studies. If they have […]

IBBC and Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education sign MoU

Iraq Britain Business Council and Iraq’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research sign Memorandum of Understanding The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iraq’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research at the IBBC Cumberland Lodge Retreat on 7 July. The memorandum was signed by Baroness Nicholson of […]

New American University to be at Water Palace

By John Lee. Al Faw Palace has reportedly been selected as the location for the new American University of Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB). The complex was originally built by Saddam Hussein, then used by the US-led coalition as a camp following the invasion. The new university is scheduled to open in September 2018, and will […]

Iraq Britain Business Council welcomes 3 New Members

By John Lee. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has welcomed three new members, bringing its membership to 59 companies. Menzies Aviation: An independent, time-critical logistics specialist serving the airline industry to the highest standards. At more than 200 airport locations across 6 continents, Menzies offer landside and airside services tailored to customers’ needs; timed […]

Iranian Universities enter Iraq

By Zep Kalb for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. In the aftermath of the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, the country’s educational system all but collapsed. Illiteracy rates have exploded. Universities have turned into sectarian battlegrounds. Systemic violence — including beatings, rape and […]

Academic says Visiting Iraq caused Problems entering US

By John Lee. A British academic has said that visiting Iraq has caused him to have problems entering the United States. Writing in Times Higher Education, Nick Petford, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Northampton, said: “My forays [into Iraq] have not been without consequence. In March this year I fell foul of Donald Trump’s travel restrictions […]

American Corner opened in University of Kurdistan Hewler

The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Falah Mustafa, attended the opening ceremony of the American Corner in the University of Kurdistan Hewler (UKH) in Erbil. The American corner will focus on promoting education in the host community, student exchange programs between the Kurdistan Region and the United States, providing electronic databases and […]

KRG needs Investors for 2 New Universities

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has requested proposals from investors interested in setting up two new private universities. One university will be in Erbil, and one in Sulaymaniya. Proposal should be sent to the Ministry HQ by 11th November, 2016. More information here. (Source: KRG)