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University of Basrah

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world rank

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Overview

Established in 1964, University of Basrah is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Basrah (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Basra. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Qurna, Abolkaseeb, Zubair. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Basrah (UOB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Basrah (UOB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Iraqi higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UOB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name جامعة البصرة
Acronym UOB
Founded 1964
Motto ????? ?????? ??????? ??????? And say: My Lord! Increase me in knowledge. (20:114)
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Location


Address PO Box 49
Basrah
Basra
Iraq
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Telephone +964 (1) 886 8520
Telefax +964 (1) 886 8520
Other locations Qurna, Abolkaseeb, Zubair
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Basrah for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Basrah's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Babalzubair location , southern Campus plus online admission.
Basrah
Phone +964 7809001620

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Basrah's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Basrah for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq


Year of first Accreditation

1967



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Basrah as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Arab union of higher education


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Site last updated: Sunday, 20 August 2017