University of Kirkuk

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University of Kirkuk
جامعـــة كركـــوك
Type Public university
Established 2003
Location Kirkuk, Iraq

The University of Kirkuk (Arabic: جامعة كركوك‎‎) is an Iraqi university established in 2003 in Kirkuk, Iraq.

The University of Kirkuk included eight faculties/colleges when it was established in 2003. These were Engineering, Medicine, Law, Management & Economics, Science, Education, Nursing, and Agriculture. These Faculties has changed much since its inception, represented by the achievements of the mixed ethnic/religious students, in the various disciplines as well as academic/research programs provided by the faculty. After the creation of three new Colleges/Faculties of Medicine, Engineering and Agriculture, the college of Education was established with its five Departments: Qur'anic Sciences, Geography, Physical Education, Kurdish language, and Turkish Language. The Faculty of Sciences was established with four Departments: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Earth Sciences. In (2007-2008) the Faculty of Management and Economics was established to include the Departments of Business Administration and Statistics. Besides the development of the Faculty of Medicine with its nine disciplines/Branches: Microbiologist, Biochemistry, Surgery, Anatomy, Diseases, Internal Medicine, Physiology Medicine, Community Medicine. In the academic year (2008-2009), the Branch of Child Medicine was established. In the academic year (2009-2010), the Department of Mechanical Engineering was introduced to the College of Engineering. The UoK intends to exercise its best efforts to develop a cooperation program, establishing ties of friendship, promoting mutual academic/research collaboration, cultural and personnel/training exchanges, and working toward more specific and binding agreements. the university of kikruk is situated in the heart of Iraqs oil rich city of kirkuk. A city where the kurdish people are living, among with Arabs, Turks, assyrian and Turkmans.

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