Iraqi University

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Iraqi University
الجامعـــة العراقيـــة
Former names
Islamic University
Established 1989
Type Public university
Chancellor Ziad al-Ani, Mahmoud Rasheed
Location Adhamiyah, Baghdad, Iraq
Coordinates: 33°21′58.32″N 44°21′34.20″E / 33.3662000°N 44.3595000°E / 33.3662000; 44.3595000

The Iraqi University (Al Iraqia University) offers bachelor's and graduate university degrees. It is located in the Adhamiyah district of Baghdad, Iraq. It was founded in 1989 and was formerly named the Islamic University.[1] In 2010, the university council recommended that the name be changed to Iraqi University.[2]

The university accepts students from all over the Islamic world.[1]

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research says that the university celebrate science and knowledge in Iraq. The Iraqi University offers degrees in sciences, humanities, applied medicine, engineering, media and arts, law, education, and other subjects.[citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Leader of ISIL

Faculties and colleges[edit]

  • Arts Faculty
  • College of Education
  • College of Women's Education
  • Engineering Faculty
  • Information Faculty
  • Islamic Sciences Faculty
  • College of Law
  • Management and Economics Faculty
  • Medical Faculty


  1. ^ a b "Al Iraqia University in brief". Iraqi University. 27 December 2010. Retrieved 16 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "مجلس الجامعة الإسلامية يوصي بتغيير اسم الجامعة إلى الجامعة العراقية [Council of the Islamic University recommends changing the name of the university to the Iraqi University]". Islamic University - Baghdad. 3 February 2010. 

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