University of Fallujah

High Way, Fallujah City, Anbar, 00964, Iraq

About University of Fallujah

The University of Fallujah was established in 2014 and has grown rapidly in the years since it first started. It has been accredited and officially recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific research in Iraq. 

The current president of the university is Muhammad al-Hamdani who has a PhD in chemistry and specialises in analytical chemistry and automated spectroscopy analysis.

It has six colleges and faculties which include the faculty of medicine, the college of veterinary science, the faculty of applied science, the faculty of administration and economics, the faculty of Islamic sciences and the faculty of law.  

It provides both undergraduate and postgraduate courses taught by approximately 250 members of staff. Some 2 per cent of the staff are international and 2 per cent of the students are international. There are about 1,450 students and the student to staff ratio is 6:1. 

It is a co-educational higher education institution

The university has established good connections with many other universities around Iraq including the University of Kirkuk, the University of Anbar and the University of Baghdad. 

The university aims to boost community activism as well as provide high-quality teaching to students and undertaking academic research. 

The city of Fallujah is located approximately 70 km west of the capital of Baghdad. 

The city grew from a small town in 1947 to a population of 275,120 inhabitants in 2011. Within Iraq, it is known as the "city of mosques" for the more than 200 mosques found in the city and the surrounding villages.