University of Baghdad

country rank  2
world rank  5321

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University Overview

Established in 1957, University of Baghdad is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Baghdad (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bab Al-Muadham. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq, University of Baghdad (UOB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. University of Baghdad (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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 62 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Iraqi higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة بغداد
Acronym UOB
Founded 1957
Colours Green, red and blue

University Location

Address Al-Jadriya Campus
Baghdad (population range: over 5,000,000)
Baghdad
Iraq
T +964 (1) 778 8501
F +964 (1) 778 3592
Other locations Bab Al-Muadham

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 60-70%
Admission Office Al-Jadriya Campus
Baghdad
+964

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Iraq


Year of first Accreditation

1957

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019