Politics and International Relations

UKH Alumni Newsletter: Special Edition – International Women’s Day

The Alumni Association at the University of Kurdistan Hewler (UKH) dedicated the second issue of the second volume of UKH Alumni Newletter especially to UKH successfull women in Kurdistan and beyond. To highlight our appreciation for their accomplishments, this issue exclusively features the inspiring stories of our female graduates. Click here to read the special […]

March 8, 2024

Korean Consul General Visits UKH

Korean Consul General Seungcheol Lim visited UKH today and was warmly received by UKH President and Vice President Prof. Dr. Keith Sharp and Prof. Dr. Dana Mawlood, respectively. Both sides discussed the value of comparative studies of the economics of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and South Korea. Prof. Sharp expressed UKH’s interest and motivation […]

January 11, 2024

Peacebuilding, Dialogue and Heritage: Documentation of Oral Culture in the Kurdistan Region – Iraq

The University of Cambridge Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, and the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH), the Centre for Peacebuilding & Dialogue (CPD), co-organised a workshop and event on ‘Peacebuilding, Dialogue, and Heritage: Documentation of Oral Culture in the Kurdistan Region – Iraq’, in UKH on June 24, 2023. Following a University of […]

June 25, 2023

Closing Ceremony of Intensive 12-Week Migration Course to UKH Students

On Tuesday May 30th 2023, the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) hosted a ceremony to mark the end of an intensive 12 weeks course titled “Migration and Displacement from a Psychological Perspective”. This course was delivered in partnership with the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The […]

May 30, 2023

Colonel Myles Caggins Lecture at UKH

Colonel Myles Caggins, former communication director and senior spokesman for Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria and former Director for Strategic Communication at the National Security Council at the White House visited UKH on Tuesday 23 May 2023.  He delivered an insightful lecture to our masters student in Diplomacy and International Law […]

May 24, 2023

UKH Signs MOU With National and Kapodistrian University of Athens to Launch MA in Leadership and Ethics Programme

The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) has signed an agreement with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) to launch an innovative international masters programme (MA) in Leadership and Ethics. The programme will be delivered in a three-way partnership between UKH, the University of Sulaymaniyah, and the NKUA. The National and Kapodistrian University of […]

May 14, 2023

Video: Statesmanship and Religious Freedom Seminar Series

Students from allover Iraq came together to bridge differences in four-day interfaith journey. The Statesmanship and Religious Difference seminar series was hosted by UKH in cooperation with the Religious Freedom Institute and the Catholic University in Erbil (CUE) from 12 to 15 April 2023.

April 18, 2023

Insights from the French Consul General: Reflections on Diplomacy and International Relations

The Consul General of France paid a visit to the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) today and addressed the students enrolled in the Politics & International Relations programme and Diplomacy and International Law. Mr. Falah Mustafa, Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to the KRI President, who led the module, introduced the guest speaker, who shed light […]

April 17, 2023

KRG Representative in US Visits UKH

The representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in the United States, Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman visited the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) on Monday April 3rd, 2023. Ms. Bayan was greeted by UKH President Keith Sharp and UKH Dean of External Engagement and Research Dr. Bayar Mustafa. After a short meeting, Ms. Bayan headed […]

April 3, 2023

A Delegation from Diplomatic Academy of Vienna Visit UKH

A delegation of students and professors from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna visited the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) on Monday 13 March 2023. The delegation met with UKH senior management and discussed areas of mutual interest. The two sides especially highlighted UKH attempts for further community engagement, research and outreach through its centres. Student […]

March 13, 2023