Frequently Asked Questions

General questions about Cihan University-Erbil

Yes, Cihan University-Erbil is officially accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).
In general, all academic courses are taught in English. In the case of Law studies, students study in Arabic in addition to English.
Yes, Cihan University-Erbil offers a wide range of scholarships and students with high academic performance are rewarded with scholarships in the form of fee reduction and discounts.
Yes, Cihan University-Erbil offers evening study classes.
Classes are offered weekdays (morning and evening) from 8:30 AM until 9:30 PM.
Cihan University-Erbil teaching faculty is considered an outstanding one. Qualified and experienced lecturers from inside and outside Iraq are responsible in providing their fine teaching services.
Students should try to attend all classes. Poor attendance may result in a final warning letter. Then in the event of regular poor attendance without justification, disciplinary action which may lead to expulsion will be taken.
Yes, Cihan University-Erbil employs a number of foreign lecturers from (Greece, United Kingdom, India, Pakistan, Jordan, Libya, etc)
There are two regular semesters per academic year (September, February) with almost 16 weeks duration of each.
Cihan University-Erbil continuously seeks and develops academic agreements for collaboration with prestigious universities around the world. Information about such collaborations is available at the International Office (Building 5, 2nd floor).
Building 5 is located at the center of the campus and it is the Presidency Building. The offices of the Board of Trustees and the President’s Office are located at the 4th floor.
In principle, yes. However, transfer applicant needs to be eligible for admission and meet the university requirements.
YES! Students are expected to be in class on time, switch off his/her mobile phone and bring the required books in class.
Yes. From the Ministry of Education.
There are a wide variety of jobs and opportunities available to students after graduation. The career office work closely with the alumni to place the students in jobs according to their degree of specialization.
In the week prior to the start of classes, all new students attend a comprehensive introduction and orientation to our university
Laptops are optional. All students will have free access to computers in our state of the art computer labs.
Yest Cihan University-Erbil, provide accommodation for female students.
We are easily accessible and centrally located next to 100 meter road, Nawroz, Erbil, KRG, Iraq.

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