On 12 May 2016 Cihan University-Erbil celebrated the 5th graduation session.
The ceremony was participated by a number of government and political officials.
It began with the anthem of the University then a verse from the Quran and observe a minute of silence to the martyrs of Kurdistan.
The ceremony continued after that with marching of the students, the lecturers, the presidency and the board of the trustees of the University.
After that, the graduates sworn and asked the vice president for academic affairs to accept their certificates.
The ceremony lasted until late night with singing and dancing by the graduates among their families and friends.