50 years ago
The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr is
pleased to announce that it has received Institutional Accreditation from the
United Kingdom-based Accreditation Services for International Schools and
Collages (ASIC) organization.
This makes UKH the first university in
Kurdistan to meet the highest standards of education on an international level.
The awarding body, ASIC, is an independent
international academic body that offers accreditation to universities and other
educational organizations following a thorough investigation in to the
management and academic requirements that defines the institution to
function as a high standard university at an international level.
UKH has now become the first university in
both the Kurdistan Region and Iraq to receive this prestigious, international
recognition for high standards of education.
This follows other recent UKH achievements,
including ranking of the UKH by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific
Research as the first on the list of all universities in the Kurdistan Region, five awards of Research of the Year by the MoHE, and ISO 9001:2015 for quality management
“I am very pleased with UKH being
accredited as a Premier university by ASIC,” Vice-Chancellor Dr Mohammed
“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.”
ASIC has awarded UKH the recognition based
on the criteria of research, teaching quality, learning environment, graduate
employability, internationalization, culture, access, innovation and knowledge
transfer, engagement, and environmental impact.