Department of Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapy is a health care profession dedicated to the improvement of overall quality of life, prevention of disability and promotion of positive health. The Bachelor degree of Physiotherapy (BPT) curriculum at Faculty of Health Technology at Cihan University-Erbil is in accordance with global standards to keep up the knowledge base of Physiotherapy. The Bachelor of Physiotherapy is a four-year program, a full-time degree that focuses on the physiotherapist-client relationship and is highly practical in its orientation. The student in the Department of Physiotherapy will undertake a comprehensive program, including specialized physiotherapy studies, behavioral and health sciences, and professional development.


The mission of Department of Physiotherapy at Cihan University-Erbil is to prepare students to become physiotherapists who are leaders in Kurdistan region, as well as in the country by providing a quality education of effectively integrates critical thinking, problem solving and leadership skills.

The Department achieves its mission by:
  • Striving for excellence in education and services, which is directed toward enhancing the health and quality of all the people.
  • Prepare a highly capable physiotherapy workforce with excellence in patient care delivery, multifaceted leadership to improve the health of individuals and communities in adherence to regional standards.
  • Prepare the graduates for interdisciplinary roles as physiotherapists, educators, and researchers.


Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) program envisions to be recognized internationally for quality education, evidence-based physiotherapy practice, clinically integrated education through collaboration from specialized professionals and excellence in research.


The overall objective of the course is to train professional physiotherapists. Therefor the aim of the program is to educate high quality university-level physiotherapists on the basis of the latest fundamental and applied interdisciplinary science and modern technological achievements. The graduates will be ethically responsible, creative and enterprising, professionally providing modern research-based physiotherapy services, which include testing and evaluation of the patient’s clinical condition, the need for physiotherapy and diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of the effectiveness of the physiotherapy procedures.

Career Opportunity

Upon successful completion of the program and fulfilling the local license/regulatory requirements, the student can:

    Work as
  • Physical therapist in multi and super specialty hospitals, outpatient and home care clinics, rehabilitation centers.
  • Ergonomist in industrial sectors and other occupational environments.
  • Instructor in fitness and sports training facilities.
  • Self -employed/home care physical therapist.
  • Pursue career as a research assistant.

  • Advance in career by pursuing Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) and PhD in specialties like musculoskeletal, neurology, cardio-pulmonary, women’s health and pediatrics

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News & Activities

A Trip to the Aylan Physiotherapy Center

On March 10th 2019, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

A Visit to the Aylan Physiotherapy Center

On March 7th 2019, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

Cihan University Participate in a Conference on endocrinology, lipid & vascular

On January 17th and 18th 2019, Dr. Maysoon Alheyderi...

Cihan University’s Representative Attended an Award Ceremony

On January 24th 2019, Dr. Ameena the head of...

A Field trip to the Center for the Affected with neck injuries

On November 4th 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

A Scientific Trip to the Hero Center

On October 30th 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

A Visit to the Parez Physio Center for Physiotherapy

On October 28th 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

A visit to Erbil Sport Center

On December 3rd 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy conducted...

Poster Exhibtion

As a part of improving the critical thinking skills...

Seminar entitled “Nobel Prize”

on 08th of May, 2018, Prof.Dr. Kawis Aziz Faraj,...


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