Soran University

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Coordinates: 36°38′54″N 44°32′15″E / 36.648278°N 44.537389°E / 36.648278; 44.537389

Soran University
زانكۆی سۆران
Latin: Soràn JunÎversÎtÎ
Motto TOWARDS THE FUTURE
Established 2009
Type Public university
President Dr. Muslih Mustafa
Director Hewa Kurdistani\ Director of Academic relations
Location Soran, Kurdistan Regional Government[Arbil], Iraq
Colors Blue, white and yellow
Website www.soran.edu.iq

Soran University is a KRG-Iraq governmental university founded in 2009. SU has five faculties: Faculty of Arts, Law, Science,Education and Faculty of Engineering which consists of the School of Basic Education and Sports. SU is planning to open more faculties and departments further be necessary. Soran University is situated in Soran City (Soran district). The Engineering Department are Civil , Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

Soran District is in the Kurdistan region of north Iraq, otherwise known as Iraqi Kurdistan, bordering Iran and Turkey. Hawler (Known as Erbil), which is the capital city of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq, is 150 km away. Soran district is famous for its striking scenery and historical sites, including its snow-capped mountains and waterfalls. It has become a tourist destination for people from all over Iraq, and is well-known for its friendly and accommodating people.[citation needed]

Soran and Iraqi Kurdistan are safe and tranquil areas which are significantly more stable than the rest of Iraq. Although central and southern Iraq are still unsafe, Kurdistan is generally peaceful with violence and crime both rare occurrences.


Key staff

  • President: Dr. Muslih Mustafa Mam Hamad
  • Vice-president for Administrative and Financial affairs: Dr. Rushdy Samad Othman
  • Vice-president for scientific affairs: Dr. Howri mansurbeg
  • Vice-president for Students' affairs
  • Prof. Dr. Kamal Yusuf Dean of Faculty of Science
  • Dr. Hewa Balisane Dean of Faculty of Education
  • Dr. Arafat Karam Stuni Dean of Faculty of Law
  • Pro.Dr. Ibtisam Kamal Head of school of Engineering
  • Dr. Qais Kakil Dean of Faculty of Arts
  • M. Hewa Kurdistani Director of Academic Relations Directorate

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