University of Al-Qadisiyah

country rank  8
world rank  6966

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University Overview

Founded in 1987, University of Al-Qadisiyah is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Al Diwaniyah (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Al-Qadisiyah. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): The Dagara, The Shafa'i, Shami, Hamza, Al Badair, Afak. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Al-Qadisiyah is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Al-Qadisiyah 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 31 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة القادسية
Founded 1987
Motto My Lord Giveth Thy Knowledge
Colours Sapphire blue and blue

University Location

Al Diwaniyah (population range: 250,000-499,999)
T +964 (783) 266 7947
F +964 (783) 266 7947
Other locations The Dagara, The Shafa'i, Shami, Hamza, Al Badair, Afak

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 80-90%
Admission Office AL-Qadisiyah, Admission Office PO Box 88
Al Diwaniyah
+964 (780) 9181781
(771) 047 8435

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


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

Year of first Accreditation


  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Education and Cultural Heritage Enhancement for Social Cohesion in Iraq (EDUU)
  • Development and structing of BA Courses in Archaeology in Iraq (WALADU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Arabic (FUA)

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