Quick Facts

Official Name of the University: Duhok Polytechnic University (DPU)

Founded: 7 August, 2012

Institution Type: Public University

Number of Campuses: eight Campuses (2 in Duhok, Akre, Amedi, Bardarash, Shekhan, Zakho and Shingal)

Presidency Address: Zakho road 61, Mazi Qr. 1006, P.O. Box 101

Duhok 42001, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The President: Professor Dr. Aree Adel Abdulqader

Faculty members: (291)

Doctoral Degree Holders: (40)

Master’s Degree Holders: (251)

Post-Graduate Diploma Holders: (16)

Employees: 1466

DPU Technical Colleges and Institutions :

A- Technical Institutes (2 years, Diploma Degree):

  1. Duhok Technical Institute
  2. Duhok Technical Institute of Administration
  3. Akre Technical Institute
  4. Amedi Technical Institute
  5. Bardarash Technical Institute
  6. Shekhan Technical Institute
  7. Zakho Technical Institute
  8. Shingal Technical Institute

B- Technical Colleges (4 years, Bachelor Degree):

  1. Duhok Technical College of Engineering
  2. Duhok Technical College of Administration
  3. Akre Technical College
  4. Shekhan Technical College of Health
  5. Zakho Technical College of Petroleum and Mineral Sciences
  6. Akre Technical College of Informatics

Number of departments: 55 Departments (42 awarding Diploma and 13 awarding Bachelor)

Number of currently registered students: 6759 Students

Number of Graduates for the Academic Year 2015 - 2016: 1756

Total Number of Graduates Since Founded: 23229

Average Class Size: 40 – 50

The areas of potential cooperation that the University is interested in/or looking for collaboration with international universities and institution:

  1. Grants
  2. Exchange Programs
  3. English Training Courses for the Staff
  4. Scholarships
  5. Capacity Building

Centers at the university:

  1. Center of Scientific Research
  2. Students’ Center.
  3. Career Development Center
  4. English Language Center
  5. Skills Development Center