Al-Mustaqbal University College

Hillah, Iraq

About Al-Mustaqbal University College

Al-Mustaqbal University College is a private institution founded in 2010, based in the city of Hillah, capital of Iraq’s Babylon province. Around 60 miles north of Baghdad on the banks of the River Euphrates, Hillah is adjacent to the ancient city of Babylon, recognised as a UNESCO Heritage site in 2019.

It aims to "create a motivated academic environment conducive to creativity and innovation and improve the quality of scientific research to keep up with the world’s advanced universities".

Launched with departments of computer technology, engineering and air conditioning technology, it has grown steadily since. In 2011 it added law and pathological analysis, followed in 2012 by civil engineering and business administration. The addition of physical education in 2016 was followed by major expansion in 2017 with the opening of medical physics, dentistry, pharmacy, accounting, chemical engineering and petroleum industry. In 2018 it added biomedical engineering as it continued to pursue its ambition to be "the leader in teaching locally and nationally in the medical, engineering, legal and administrative disciplines".

Ranked 16th in the Ministry of Research and Higher Education’s ratings based on Google Scholar citations. In 2019 it was accepted for membership of the Union of Arab Universities and added several more international agreements to a list of partners already including St Petersburg Electrotechnical University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Art, Design and Technology and Zarqa University, Jordan.

The university also provides e-learning courses online.

The university has more than 85 classrooms, 109 scientific laboratories, three scientific libraries, three student canteens, a green area of more than 5,000 m² as well as multi-purpose sports facilities.

Subjects taught at Al-Mustaqbal University College

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