Academic cooperation between Cihan university – Erbil and the University of Greenwich – United Kingdom.
Cihan University-Erbil has recently moved another step forward in Higher Education provision to a world standard by collaborating with the University of Greenwich (UoG) of the United Kingdom in delivering an internationally recognized BSc Honor programme in Business Information Technology. UoG is one of the most successful British universities in international education provision. This collaborative programme is scrutinized by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education in the UK The affiliation has been approved by Ministry of Higher Education of KRG No#1501 at 2013/9/3, and graduates from the programme will be fully recognized by the ministry.
In April 2013, Cihan University-Erbil visited and approved by highly qualified academics from UoG and an independent UK academic to run the programme. The programme is to be delivered locally starting from September 2013. This is the first collaboration in Kurdistan (or Iraq) of its kind. Students who joined the programme are fully considered as University of Greenwich students. Graduates from the programme are entitled to same privileges to those graduates from UoG home campus in London including applying to post-graduate programmes at UoG or any other UK universities or even getting an international job.
The aims of the programme are: • Students are able to obtain an international certificate without leaving his homeland. • Students enrolled in faculty of science at the University of Greenwich with a global reputation. • Graduates from the programme are entitled to same privileges to those graduates from UoG home campus in London so their name will be available to global networks of employment. • Graduates from the programme are entitled to same privileges to those graduates from Cihan University • Students are able to obtain two certifications from both universities at the same time.