Hawler Medical University

country rank  24
world rank  8960

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University Overview

Established in 2005, Hawler Medical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Erbil (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Kurdistan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Kurdistan Regional Government, Hawler Medical University (HMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hawler Medical University (HMU) 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 15 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة هولير الطبية
Acronym HMU
Founded 2005
Colours Red, pink, purple and white

University Location

Address 100 M Street; PO Box 178
Erbil (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
44001 Kurdistan
T +964 (66) 227 3384
F +964 (66) 227 3382

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 100 M Street
Erbil 44001
+964 (66) 2273384

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Kurdistan Regional Government

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)

Academic Structure


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