To promote world-class quality teaching and research and prepare graduates to be capable to have leadership positions within their community.
The Faculty is to acquire international acknowledgment and respect for quality and achievement.
To build, develop, and maintain meaningful high quality education and research
programs in all disciplines.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering established active research and teaching programs with both individual researchers and academics as well as institutional with well-established universities such as Universite Libre de Bruxelles, University of Uppsala, CNRS-France, University of Huddersfield-UK, University of UPMC-Sorbonne, France. Currently Department of Petroleum Geosciences is running four PhD programs in collaboration with ULB in Carbonate Sedimentology, Stable Isotopes/Geochemistry, and Basin Studies. Moreover, the courses programs of the undergraduates and postgraduates are run jointly with visiting professors from ULB, CNRS, Petroleum Institute and Uppsala University. Several international Publications have seen light just recently as a result of this collaboration. The Department of Biology has initiated an international research project on genetics studying the “Genetic Ancestry of the Kurdish Population”. Recently both of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Leicester University have initiated research and teaching collaboration with very promising initial results especially on GIS, Environmental, Geology and natural resources management with emphasis on postgraduate projects.