On November 2nd, 2014 Dr. Usif Goran, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, chaired a meeting at the ministry’s office in Erbil regarding the national ranking project for the universities in the Kurdistan region.
On August 26th2014, Raparin University Council with the support of the ministry order on (1019) made a university order as to the second trial examinations in which it was approved to defer the second trial exams to September 18th, 2014 .
University of Raparin opens Master’s program in the fields of Nursing, History and Geography On July 23rd, 2014,
A group of Academics from Kurdistan, visiting Virginia Tech for 3 weeks this month, has watched from afar as their homeland faces attack by ISIS militants.
The group is here studying higher education practices and principles in order to bring them back to their home universities. It’s funded by the U.S. State Department and the Iraqi Embassy. When they left home, Kurdistan was in peace.
Dengy Zanko is a scientific and academic radio for Raparin area, and it will be a good apparatus for scientific and academic development in the region. In August, it will start its broadcasting on 97.3 MHz (Megahertz), at the beginning the broadcast starts as experimental and in the near future the formal broadcast will announce
University of Raparin Joins Erasmus Mundus-Action 2-Marhaba Program Funded by European Commission –Head by Spain- University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Headed by the University of Santiago de Compostela, after preparing and submitting a proposal to participate in Marhaba program which is similar to Salam program funded by European Union, the University of Raparin obtained the program acceptance. Marhaba is a for years program, starting from 2014 to 2018 including these countries ( Spain, Iraq, Britain, Portugal, Italy, France, Bulgaria, Poland and two other academic partners ( Arab union universities and the group of Santiago de Compostela universities).
In order to develop the relationship between both sides, on June 1, 2014 his Excellency MR Joseph Benicton, the US Consul General in Erbil and Andy Hallus, the Cultural Affairs Officer at the Consulate visited University of Raparin in which they had a meeting with University president and the university council.