About Salahaddin University:

The institution that became Salahaddin University-Erbil was founded in 1968 in Sulaimani. In 1981, the university was moved to Erbil and the name was changed to Salahaddin University-Erbil.
Salahaddin University-Erbil is the oldest and largest public comprehensive university in Kurdistan region. It is the educational home to more than 26,000 undergraduates and more than 900 graduate students.
The instructional, research, and service missions of the University reflect the needs of the respective geographic areas. The University also serves statewide, national, and international needs by offering consultancy, educational and research activities in communities throughout the state and through research and training exchanges and world-wide partnership programs. In this way, Salahaddin University-Erbil has enriched the cultural, political, and industrial sectors of Kurdistan for four decades, playing a major role in the advancement of Kurdish society.
Salahaddin University-Erbil offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and award degrees at the certificate, bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. The programs include: Engineering, Science, law & Politics, Agriculture, Business & Administration, Physical Education, Art and Sociology, Fine Arts, Languages, Religion, and Teaching methods. 


Salahaddin University-Erbil has more than 2000 academic staff and 4,000 employees in administration and professional staff. 

Research Activities (2013-2014): 
200 International Conference & Journal Papers 300 papers in Local Journals 35 PhD Students abroad (on Salahaddin University full paid leave) 140 MSc Students abroad (on Salahaddin University full paid Leave) 12 Postdoctoral Staff Abroad 340 Registered Researches undergoing. 

Research Centers and Consulting Bureaus: 
Salahaddin Research Centre Engineering Consulting Bureau Agricultural Consulting Bureau Ave Sina e-Learning Centre Language Centre ICT Academy CISCO Academy Continuous Education and Teaching Methods Centre. 

Venues & Facilities: 
Two campuses for Engineering and Science Colleges, small buildings for other colleges, New Campus under constriction. Guest House (24 flat studios) Three Huge Dormitories (Girls, Boys) Social & Cultural Centre, Conference Centre ICT Centre (6 Halls, fully equipped with IT facilities) Small Hospital serving academic community Research Centre Language Centre (5 halls, with Video Conferencing) Stadium and sports facilities. 


Vision Statement
Salahaddin University-Erbil educates a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning environment, through the dissemination of knowledge by teaching, publication, research and community engagement.As a comprehensive public research and teaching university with national and global reach, the University cultivates an academic environment in which the highest standards of intellectual integrity and scholarship are practiced. Students at the University learn from and collaborate with Academic Staff who are at the forefront of their disciplines. The University faculty and staff are committed to helping students excel. 
We preserve academic freedom, promote diversity and equal opportunity, and respect individual beliefs. We advance rigorous interdisciplinary inquiry, international involvement, and social responsibility. 

Mission Statement
The mission of Salahaddin University-Erbil is to serve the people of Kurdistan, the Middle East and the World through the discovery, creation and application of knowledge, art and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.