Colleges & Universities in Iraq

Universities in Iraq

Higher Education in Iraq


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in Iraq? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2024 Iraqi University Ranking of 110 Iraqi higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Iraqi higher education-related organization.
  • offering at least three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

2024 Ranking of Iraqi Universities

2024 Sub-rankings by Governorates

The Republic of Iraq is divided into 19 governorates (Arabic: muhafazah; Kurdish: parêzga). The larger number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Kurdistan governorate. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into account all regions which include at least 2 Italian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.

Al Anbar (3)   Babylon (3)  
Baghdad (32)   Basra (7)  
Dhi Qar (4)   Diyala (3)  
Karbala (6)   Kirkuk (3)  
Kurdistan (28)   Najaf (6)  
Nineveh (7)   Saladin (3)  
Wasit (2)  

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