School of Social Sciences

Nickolay Mladenov Visits UKH

On Wednesday January 18, 2023 Nickolay Mladenov, current member of the Governing Board at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) and Director General of the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA) in the United Arab Emirates visited UKH. Mr. Mladenov was accompanied by UKH Governing Board Member Ms. Isabel Uribe and were warmly welcomed by UKH […]

January 18, 2023

Japanese Ambassador to Iraq Visits UKH

On Thursday 1 December 2022, Japanese Ambassador to Iraq Futoshi Matsumoto visited the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) and was received by UKH president Keith Sharp and UKH Dean of External Engagement and Research Dr. Bayar Mustafa. UKH president warmly welcomed Ambassador Matsumoto and congratulated him for his new role in Iraq. The two sides […]

December 1, 2022

UKH Centre for Peacebuilding and Dialogue Roundtable Discussion with European Parliament Members

Centre for Peacebuilding and Dialogue (CPD), in cooperation with the School of Social Sciences at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) arranged a roundtable discussion for European Parliament Members Andreas Schieder and François Alfonsi, Austrian Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats and French Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance members, respectively, on November 2nd 2022. […]

November 2, 2022

Graduation Ceremony – Class of 2022

On Thursday, 20 October 2022, the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) held the graduation ceremony for the class of 2022. In an eventful evening, UKH graduates of undergraduate and postgraduate levels celebrated their success in a memorable ceremony. The ceremony was attended by KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, ministers, other dignitaries and diplomats. Graduates and […]

October 24, 2022

Youth, Art and Women’s Activism in the Kurdistan Region

The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH)’s Centre for Peacebuilding and Dialogue (CPD) is glad to announce a 1.5-day conference in partnership with London School of Economics (LSE)’s Middle East Centre on 11 and 12 November 2022. This event is funded by our ongoing collaborative project between the LSE’s Middle East Centre and University of Kurdistan […]

October 24, 2022

Details From the Sixth 3C Forum at UKH

The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) with its partners from Opening Universities for Refugees (OUR), The Centre for Asia Pacific Refugee Studies  (CAPRS), Empower, and UNHCR just concluded the sixth 3C Forum which was held in UKH. Participants from refugee communities in Erbil, Duhok, and Sulaymaniyah actively participated in the unconference format during the forum. […]

May 25, 2022

The Sixth 3C Forum at UKH

In cooperation with Opening Universities for Refugees (OUR) initiative, Empower Organisation and in collaboration with the Centre for Asia Pacific Refugee Studies (CAPRS) at the University of Auckland and UNHCR Iraq, the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) is hosting the Sixth 3C Forum on Wednesday 25 May 2022. The 3C Forum seeks to facilitate effective collaboration […]

May 23, 2022

UKH to Award an Honorary Degree to Prominent Kurdish Author, Khusraw Jaff

The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) will award the honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) to prominent Kurdish author Khusraw Jaff on Monday 9 May 2022. Khusraw Jaff is a prominent author, historian, artist, architect and designer who was born in the district of Kalar in 1945. Jaff enrolled in elementary school in […]

May 5, 2022

Completion of UKH English Language Training Programme for Peshmerga Officers

The 10-week English language training programme for Peshmerga officers launched in January 2022 came to an end on April 26, 2022. The training programme was hosted by the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH), in conjunction with the British Consulate General in Erbil (BCGE) and KRG’s Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs (MoPA). The participating officers received certificates […]

April 26, 2022

The First Annual Presidential Lecture at UKH

Annual Presidential Lectures are new to public and private universities in the Kurdistan Region. UKH President Bill Rammell initiated and delivered the first of such a lecture in the region on April 6 2022, titled “Populism: Its Origins, Genesis and Analysis: Has Populism Peaked?”. The event was planned in such a way that included various […]

April 7, 2022