FAQs



Why I have selected Cihan University?

There are several reasons:

1.       Cihan University offers high quality, yet affordable, studies in Erbil, Kurdistan, one of the most developing regions of Iraq.
2.       Cihan University offers degrees in a variety of academic fields.

3.       Cihan University operates within a safe and friendly environment; the people of Erbil have a tradition of welcoming students from other cities or countries.
4.      Cihan University provides an exciting campus life in a secure and pleasant place


Why I would choose Business Administration department?

1. To acquire skills, knowledge and competence to start my own successful business.

2. To get business knowledge to participate improving and developing my family business.

3. Graduation of this department would open a wide range of opportunities of getting decent jobs and excellent careers.

4. To work as a competent manager in local, regional and global business organization.


What can I study at Cihan University?

There are plenty of academic fields, all leading to bachelor degrees: Law, English, Architecture, Computer Science, Communication Engineering, Biology, Business Administration, Accounting, Banking, International Relations... The choice is yours.

What is the instruction language at Cihan University?
In general, all academic courses are taught in English. In the case of Law studies, students learn Arabic in addition to English.

Who are teaching at Cihan University?

Cihan University teaching faculty is considered an outstanding one. Qualified and experienced lecturers from inside and outside Iraq are responsible to provide their fine teaching services.

How about Scholarships?

Students with high academic performance are rewarded with scholarships in the form of fee reduction and discounts.

Are there any foreign lecturers?

Yes, there are! Cihan University employs a number of foreign lecturers (Greece, United Kingdom, India, Pakistan, Jordan, Libya, etc)

Does Cihan University collaborate with foreign institutions?

Cihan University continuously seeks and develops academic agreements for collaboration with prestigious universities around the world. Information about such collaborations is available at the International Office (Building 5-4th floor)

Where are the Admission Office and the Registration Office?

Both the Admission Office as well as the Registration Office is located at the new building next to the main gate. Cihan Bank is also located at the same building.

Where is the Presidency Building?

Building 5 is located at the center of the campus and it is the Presidency Building. The offices of the Board of Trustees and the President’s Office are located at the 4th floor.

Where is the Library?

The Cihan University Library is located at the ground floor of Building 2 (Law Department). Books can be borrowed for 1 week. The library offers a spacious study area and a computer room with free internet

Where can I find an internet service?

There are free-to-use computer labs with free internet. Ask the secretary of your Department and the librarian.

How about dining areas?

There are 2 large dining places within the campus.The main restaurant is located behind Building 1 (Computer Sciences). A cozy café-restaurant operates across Building 6 (business Administration). Both places offer a variety of local and international food.

Where can I pray?

A praying room (one for men and one for women) is available behind the main restaurant.

What are the academic requirements for passing a course?

Each course requires midterm testing and final testing. Usually, the midterm exam worth 40% of the final grade and the final exam 60%.  The grading scale varies from PASS to EXCELLENT

How about plagiarism?

Plagiarism and academic dishonesty in general is a cause for punishment. Students who use such practices can be expelled from Cihan University.

Who can give me more information on course requirements?

The Head of Department is the person responsible for consulting you with the program of study and its requirements. Ask for an appointment when necessary.

Are there any in-class requirements?

YES! Students are expected to be in class on time, switch off his/her mobile phone and bring the required books in class.

How about if I need a medical doctor on campus?

If you need to see a doctor, there is a medical facility behind Building 3 (English Department).

How about student activities?

There are plenty student activities you can participate: sports, student celebrations, fund-raising activities and a regular annual blood drive. An Olympic-size swimming pool is available to all students free of charge. Cihan University Radio Studio is available if you are interested. In April, the University Day is a major event with all departments organizing a variety of events.




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