University of Kerbala

The University of Kerbala is a governmental university established in Kerbala city in 2002. Kerbala city is regarded as a historical and a holy city in Iraq. The university has a good reputation among Iraqi universities. It has sixteen colleges: (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Applied Medical Sciences, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, Tourism Science, Management and Economics, Law, Education for Pure Sciences, Education for Human Sciences, Islamic Sciences, Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Agriculture, Science, Management and Economics). The university awards bachelor, higher diploma, master and PhD degrees in different specialties. Furthermore, it has two scientific research centers which are Kerbala Strategic Studies, and Environmental and Renewable Energy. It also hosts annually many scientific events such as conferences, workshops, training courses and seminars. The university apply different instructional strategies and teaching methods such as student center learning, outcome based learning, problem based learning, etc. The University of Kerbala publishes many scientific and humanities journals in different disciplines. Moreover, the university signed and activated memorandums of understanding with international universities to increase international collaboration.

To offer a high-quality education by adapting optimal teaching methods, and following the international curriculum standards, and focusing on realistic research aims. Building qualified students to enhance the quality of the services which are provided to the society based on mutual understanding. Qualified postgraduate students lead to qualified and creative researchers. Integrating research outcome into peoples’ everyday life. Giving the opportunity to researchers to be involved in finding solutions for researchable problems in the city or the country. Pursuing international collaboration through holding agreements and partnerships with universities and educational organizations around the world.

Foundation year:2002
Short name:UoK
Faculty/Students Ratio:17:1