University of Kerbala

country rank  15
world rank  8490

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, University of Kerbala is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Karbala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Kerbala (UOK) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kerbala (UOK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة كربلاء
Acronym UOK
Founded 2002
Colours Green and yellow

University Location

Address Fraiha
Karbala (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +964 770 600 4181
F +964

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Fraiha

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq

Year of first Accreditation


  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 March 2018