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EPU signed a memorandum of understanding with HAMK university

As a part of Erbil polytechnic university, represented by Dr. Aras Qadir khoshnaw and Dr. Khalil Hasan Younis, signed a memorandum of understanding with HAMK university in Finland.

This agreement came within the plan of the university to build strong academic and technical relationships with the worldwide Universities.

The Convention includes the following points:

(1) Exchange of faculty staff, academic and  administrative.
(2) Exchange of students, summer school students, etc.
(3) Conducting collaborative research projects.
(4) Conducting scientific conferences.
(5) Conducting lectures and organizing symposiums.
(6) Exchange of academic  resources and material.
(7) Postgraduate studies.
(8) Promoting other academic cooperation as mutually agreed.

EPU is always trying to strengthen scientific relationships with the international Universities. Aiming to improve the level of education.

The career development center at EPU established its advisory board

The career development center at Erbil polytechnic university established its advisory board following a workshop on CDC Development supported by UNESCO with the participation of Professor Brain Stane from the UK.

The Advisory board includes leaders from the job marker, special stakeholders, academics, staff, and students. Furthermore, the  board will  come up with recommendations as to what is the best way to prepare the students for the job market.

EPU participates implementing Bologna process system

On Monday 10/12/2018, A delegation from EPU headed by the University’s rector Dr. Kawa sherwani, participated a workshop organised by the quality assurance department at the ministry of higher education and scientific researches in collaboration with the university of Charmo.

The aim of the workshop was to discuss implementing Bologna process system in Kurdistan region Universities.
Now more than 48 Universities in Europe depending on the system and two in Kurdistan regional. EPU is looking forward to implement the system and believes that, it is solving a many issues and helps to improve the quality of higher education at the University.

Erbil Polytechnic University participates in a workshop entitled ‘Prosthetic, Orthotic and Physiotherapy Education in Iraq

During the workshop, the opening of Prosthetic and Orthotic Department at the EPU Health Technical College were discussed.

Erbil Polytechnic University participated in a two-days educational workshop on Prosthetic, Orthotic and Physiotherapy in collaboration with Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Ministry of Health and International Committee of the Red Cross between 5th and 6th of December 2018, which was held at DareenPalzaHotelin Erbil.

A number of experts on educational Prosthetic, Orthotic and Physiotherapy in Kurdistan Region, South and Middle of Iraq were present at the workshop. The EPU delegate who participated in the workshop were Assistant Prof.Dr.Hoshiyar Ameen Ahmed:The Director of Scientific Affairs at the EPU Presidency, Dr. Mahdi Khalid Qadir and Dr.Thekra Ali Aziz in Erbil Health Technical College.

During the workshop, the obstacles facing these kinds of studies, strategies to address the problems and plans to develop it were outlined. The participant also discussed the opening of the new Department of Prosthetic, Orthotic and Physiotherapy at the Erbil Health Technical College as a model department for the whole Iraq and it is the first of its kind in the Middle East supported by International Committee of the Red Cross.