Mission Statement

Erbil Polytechnic University (EPU) is a public higher education institute in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which aims to provide students with a technical education that prepares them for careers in technical and applied fields. The primary goal of a polytechnic education is to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences enabling them to serve their community.

The mission of Erbil Polytechnic University includes the following objectives:

  • Technical Education: Providing students with technical education and hands-on training in fields such as engineering, health, administration and business, agriculture, and general technology,
  • Career Development and Community Engagement: Prepare students for successful careers using our professional development programs, career services and mentorship opportunities. EPU will prepare students with skills for working in in the fields of health, engineering, administration and technology
  • Market and Industry Collaboration: Through its strong partnership with industry and community organizations, offer students opportunities for internships, dual programs and practical work experience,
  • Applied Research: Conducting research to understand, report and develop solutions for the real-world problems of our regions, thereby leading to a higher quality of life for our communities
  • EPU will put students at the center of its education programming and help them develop the ability to blend theoretical knowledge with practical experience, thereby preparing them to make significant contributions to their chosen progressions and to society as a whole,