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The Central Library shall be a standard hub library serving the academic community in the wide geographical area to which it belongs. It supports the educational process and scientific research by providing access to various forms and types of information resources for students and employees of the university and society.


A- Providing access to information resources for university and community members.

B - Development of scientific resources in all subject areas in a balanced manner.

C- Organizing information sources in line with the latest technologies and modern means.

D- Continuous development of the Central Library's employees.

Tasks of the Central Library

A- Providing books, periodicals, dissertations, university theses and other means of scientific research.

B - Managing the affairs of the central library and branch libraries inside the university, and communication and cooperation with libraries outside the university.

Divisions of the Central Library

A- Indexing and Classification Division: Indexing and classifying the sources of information that comes to the department according to the indexing rules and the Dewey Decimal Classification System.

B- The Beneficiaries Services Division: It carries out the process of registering and removing the book for use outside the library for the purpose of benefiting from it during a specific period of time and according to a specific system. Among its tasks is also arranging the books on the shelves after receiving them from the Indexing and Classification Division, and the employee sorts these books according to their classification numbers and organizes them on the shelves.

C- The Automated Systems Division: It is concerned with everything related to the use of information and communication technology in office procedures and services and building a database to record all data on the library’s assets, including books, periodicals, letters, university theses, and others.

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We welcome our students at the University of Kirkuk, parents and visitors from outside the university, and we hope to provide the useful information you need and excellent services through our website.

  The Admission and Registration Division is the body responsible for organizing, managing and implementing decisions and regulations related to students ’academic journey from their admission to the university until their graduation from it. The responsibilities of the Admission and Registration Division include the following:

  • Student admission.
  • Student registration.
  • Follow up on students' results.
  • Evaluation and follow-up of students' academic conditions.
  • Audit and awarding degrees.
  • Preparing the university calendar.
  • Monitor students ’academic records.
  • Follow up the grievances and appeals of students.
  • Managing and following up student accounts.
  • Managing and updating the student information system.
  • Preparing and announcing study schedules and examination dates.

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The Quality Assurance and Performance Assessment Department were established in the Presidency of the University of Kirkuk with a structure consisting of four divisions:

1. Quality Assurance Division

2. Division of university performance

3. Training and Technical Support Division

4. Laboratory accreditation division.

Below are the four important divisions of quality assurance and performance evaluation:

1. Quality Assurance Division: The Division seeks to spread the culture of quality and achieve the requirements for obtaining accreditation with the quality of the institution and the university’s programs, colleges and various academic programs to enable the university to continue to fulfill its mission and achieve its goals.

Division's tasks are:

1. Review and update the university’s strategy, mission and strategic goals in light of enhancements and developments for the modernization of higher education.

2. Follow-up and implementation of the university’s plan regarding quality assurance in order for the university and its colleges to obtain academic accreditation, which enhances the quality of the educational process at the university.

3. Inculcating awareness among faculty members, students and all university employees of the importance of implementing the quality and accreditation system and consolidating information related to quality assurance and accreditation mechanisms.

4. Laying the foundations, rules and procedures for periodic monitoring and follow-up to implement quality assurance and accreditation standards.

5. Proposing university performance standards and quality control for the components of the educational process related to the university professor, curricula, laboratories, university infrastructures, university students, and performance evaluation processes.

6. Supervising the exchange of information with specialized educational bodies, comparing the standards applied in their universities with what is applied on them, and working to develop them.

7. Proposing and setting work procedures, rules and guides for developing and improving performance in a way that contributes to ensuring the quality of the university’s performance.

8. Providing advice and guidance to university colleges that did not achieve the required levels of quality assurance in the aspects to be accredited.

9. Encouraging the spirit of competition among university colleges to improve the educational process and its outputs.

10. Preparing periodic follow-up reports on the division's activities and submitting them to the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Department at the university.

11. Follow up on all Asian and international university rankings and strive to enter them.

12. Work to improve the university’s ranking in the world classifications in which the university previously entered.

2. University Performance Evaluation Division: The department seeks to measure the level of performance of the university and its colleges to ensure that they meet the requirements for quality assurance and accreditation, in addition to adopting the self-evaluation of the university’s colleges in a systematic manner.

Division's tasks are:

1. Evaluating the university’s performance and doing what is necessary to determine the university’s level and the extent of its quality.

2. Establishing a database for all the activities of the university and its colleges, in order to follow up on the development of the educational process in it.

3. Helping university faculties, through the university performance evaluation units, to conduct self-evaluation studies and the necessary preparation to advance in accreditation.

4. Conducting field studies and participating in them to match the education outputs with the needs of the market and providing directives in this aspect.

5. Ensure that the colleges ’objectives are achieved by taking appropriate measures to evaluate their programs and outputs with various measurement tools.

6. Providing technical advice to the university and its colleges in the field of developing and implementing performance evaluation and quality assurance systems.

7. Establishing the necessary procedures to implement quality assurance standards, on the basis of which it assures the extent to which the university and its colleges meet the requirements of quality and accreditation.

8. Preparing periodic reports on the division’s activities and submitting them to the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Department at the university.

9. Preparing and planning to follow up the self-evaluation of the university’s activities, colleges, and its various programs, and follow up on implementation.

10. Collecting the results of self-evaluation studies, analysing them, stating their advantages and disadvantages, and submitting the necessary proposals to develop and improve their performance.

3. Training and Technical Support Division: The division seeks to establish training courses and continuous improvement of human resources at the university and its colleges. In addition to providing technical support regarding computers and internet networks, establishing a database, and holding conferences and workshops.

Division's tasks are:

1. Take advantage of the results of the self-evaluation of the faculties' performance in directing the inputs of the educational process and suggesting appropriate means for the continuous development and improvement of performance.

2. Working on implementing training courses and workshops that contribute to building the university’s institutional capacity.

3. Working to hold seminars and lectures to spread awareness of promoting a culture of quality, development and continuous improvement in the performance of the university and its various colleges.

4. Establishing programs for continuous improvement of the quality of teaching and learning processes, scientific research and community service.

5. Work to develop work programs to improve the performance of university colleges that have not achieved the required levels of quality in order to overcome the shortcomings in their performance and what is necessary to avoid them to achieve the required level of quality.

6. Working on forming trained faculty members in the field of quality assurance and accreditation at the university and its various colleges.

7. Preparing periodic reports on the division's work and submitting them to the Quality Assurance and Accreditation Department in the field of continuous development and improvement programs for the activities of the university and its colleges.

8. Issuing brochures, brochures and guides to support quality assurance and accreditation.

4. Laboratory Accreditation Division: The Laboratory Accreditation Division seeks for the researcher to obtain accurate results for the quality of scientific research, the sobriety of scientific research and the accuracy of the results of laboratory tests to satisfy the customer in accordance with international quality standards.

Division's tasks are:

1. The Laboratory Accreditation Division is the authority authorized for laboratory accreditation for the faculty laboratories and centers.

2. Follow up the implementation of international standards requirements.

3. Determining which laboratory is better, in a transparent and accurate manner, according to professional indicators that guarantee the accuracy of laboratory evaluation results in the colleges.

4. Uniform coding of laboratory devices.

5. Follow up on the issue of supervision and rehabilitation of faculties' laboratories with different specializations.

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Through establishing the idea of quality as the foundation of all operations and defining the criteria of excellence in education and instruction, to become one of the leading English language teaching centers at the national and regional level. The aim of the Center is to offer comprehensive courses through a global program to teach the English language and to provide learners with all the expertise and skills that will increase the standard of academic and technical fields. The center also promotes English teaching by services scheduled in conjunction with the university and Iraq's educational and support institutions.

The University of Kirkuk English Language Center is an instructional and trained center aimed at improving the skills of university graduates and organizations. The center helps as well as specialists and managers in state institutions and teaching workers employed in the Ministry of Higher Education and Science Study and the Ministry of English Language Education and at all levels.

The center aims to fulfill the above targets through:

1- The planning of teaching and advanced training courses in the area of English at a number of stages.

2. Organization of global tests in the English language (TOEFL evaluation, etc.).

3. Contracts with agencies and state agencies to establish and enforce training and learning services in the area of the English language for its participants (teaching teachers, mechanics, technicians and managers).

4. Establishing seminars and training lectures to learn how to offer fellowships and study grants to candidates and students at universities around the world.

5. Spreading information and understanding by different pamphlets, journals and exhibits in the area of the English language.