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University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH)
Zankoy Kurdistan – Hewlêr
University of Kurdistan Hewler logo.jpg
TypePublic
Established2006
FounderNechirvan Barzani
ChancellorBill Rammell[1][2]
Location,
CampusUrban
Websitewww.ukh.edu.krd

The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) is an educational institution in Erbil/Hewlêr the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. UKH was the fifth public university to be opened in the Kurdistan Region. It was established in 2006.[3] The University Of Kurdistan Hewler obtained top ranking throughout the Region in 2018.[4] [5]

The University Of Kurdistan Hewler became the first university in the Kurdistan Region to be accredited Internationally by ASIC in 2018. Dr.Shamal stated that “This recognition marks UKH as a high performing university that meets international standards. We aspire and work to become a leading university in the larger regional area.” [6]

The Kurdistan Regional Government's Ministry Of Higher Education applauded the University Of Kurdistan and its administration in the year 2019 for its remarkable standards and steps taken for higher education reform and its international standards based upon its accreditation by ASIC. [7]

Nechirvan Barzani, is the founder of UKH and the former Chancellor. Dr.Mohammed Mochtar, also known as Dr.Shamal, has previously served as Vice Chancellor of the University Of Kurdistan Hewler [8] On 29 May 2011, by invitation of Baban, UKH granted an Honorary Doctorate in Politics and International Relations to John Major, the former British prime minister (1991–1997) who had been very helpful to the Kurds during his term in office. In his speech, he described students of UKH as a "rare asset".[9][10]

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  1. ^ "Appointment of Mr. Bill Rammell as UKH President". www.ukh.edu.krd. Retrieved 2022-01-12.
  2. ^ "Former British minister appointed as new president of university in Erbil". www.rudaw.net. Retrieved 2022-01-12.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Major, John. "Sir". Archived from the original on 13 October 2011. Retrieved 7 September 2011.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2021-06-24. Retrieved 2021-06-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "KRG's Higher Education Ministry releases university rankings". www.kurdistan24.net. 2018-11-22. Archived from the original on 2021-06-28. Retrieved 2021-12-17.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2021-06-24. Retrieved 2021-06-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2021-06-24. Retrieved 2021-06-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2021-06-24. Retrieved 2020-12-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "President Barzani and former UK Prime Minister Sir John Major open British consulate general". KRG UK Representation. Archived from the original on 18 October 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  10. ^ "Sir John Major's Speech at the University of Kurdistan-Hawler". Sir John Major. Archived from the original on 4 January 2017. Retrieved 15 October 2016.

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Coordinates: 36°10′52″N 44°00′23″E / 36.1812°N 44.0065°E / 36.1812; 44.0065