Daily Archives: January 19, 2023

Erbil Polytechnic University Arranges a Ceremony to Honor the Scientific Title Holders (Professor and Assistant Professors)

On Thursday, the 19th of December 2023, the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Abdulfattah Abdulrazaq, the Rector of the Erbil Polytechnic University Edrees Muhamad Tahir Harki presented certificates and medals to the holders of the scientific titles (professors and assistant professors) belonging to the technical colleges and institutes of our university.

At the ceremony, the Advisor of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Amir Chali, the Minister of Endowments and Religious Affairs Advisor Dr. Diyar Jabari, the Head of Aso Regional Committee Mr. Lawand Dzeyi, the Head of Ainda Region Mr. Amin Lajani, several deans of technical colleges, and university teachers were present.

At the beginning of the ceremony, his Excellency our University Rector delivered a speech in which he welcomed the guests, teachers and participants, and congratulated the holders of scientific titles (professors and assistant professors) on the occasion of promoting their scientific degrees. He said: “The research you have published is a tribute to all the university services you have done that have brought you to this day and we are proud to honor you.

In another part of his statement , the Rector said: We want to further develop the scientific degree in the Erbil Polytechnic University and the quantity of professors and assistant professors reach a satisfactory level. To be honest, we do not  have the required level of lecturers and the scientific title holders to cope with the big name of Erbil Polytechnic University, so we hope that you try your best to conduct more research, those who have not reached the level of your rank, especially teachers and assistant professors.”

Finally, I congratulate you again and promise you that we will continue to encourage and support you so that Erbil Polytechnic University like other universities in Iraq and Kurdistan reach a much higher level.”

Later, the awards were distributed by the Rector, guests and deans of technical colleges and institutes.

Erbil Polytechnic University Rector Visits President Masud Barzani

The Rector of the Erbil Polytechnic University Prof. Dr. Erdees Muhamad Tahir Harki, accompanied by a delegation of the world universities Council, which consisted of Dr. Orhan Hikmat Azizoglu, the President of the Council of International Universities, Dr. Kamran Younis Mohammed Amin, the Rector of Salahaddin University, Dr. Nuredin Ismail, the Erbil Medical University Rector, Dr. Sherwan Sharif Qurtas, the Rector of Soran University, and Dr. Ahmad Dzeyi, the Rector of Bayan University.

In the meeting, the guest delegation briefed on the situation of universities, the academic centers and the scientific development level in the region. They also appreciated President Barzani’s concern that he continuously supported the Kurdistan Regional Government’s universities and academic centers in the past thirty years.

The meeting attendees also exchanged views on the role of universities and scientific centers in promoting various dimensions of the Kurdish community and raising the level of understanding and education of individuals.

Erbil Polytechnic University Awards Degrees To A Number Of Students Participated In Several International Programs

On Thursday, the 19th of January 2023, in the presence of the Vice Rectors for Scientific Affairs and Students, certificates of participation were awarded to several students who participated in three international programs.

Within the framework of the internationalization strategy of the Erbil Polytechnic University, a group of our students participated in the following programs:

A summer course in Poland where 13 students trained for three weeks online and one week at the Warsaw University of Technology.

This led to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Warsaw University of Technology to continue the collaboration between the Erbil Polytechnic University and the named university.

The Participation of 7 students in a week-long cultural exchange program at the University of Kuala Lumpur in Silesia, which was held within the framework of our university’s agreement with the Union of Arab Universities for student training, the program will continue in the coming years.

The attendance of 42 students in three different groups in the “Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge


With the cooperation of IREX and three different colleges in the United States, the course continued online for 8 weeks under the supervision of teachers (the Head of Cultural Relations Unit of the International Relations Office Directorate at the Presidency of the Erbil Polytechnic University, Asst. Prof. Dr. Abdullah Omar Yasin, the Head of the Petroleum Technology Operation and Control Department at Koya Technical Institute Dr. Rawshan Osman Ali, the Decision Maker of the Disease Analysis Department at the Erbil Technical College of Health and Medicine Mr. Hawro Dilawar).