University of Mosul

University of Mosul

The University of Mosul is a dominant public university situated in Mosul. This university came into being in 1967. The Motto of this university is And say: My Lord! Increase me in Knowledge.

About the University of Mosul

This university is the most significant pillar of Higher Learning and Scientific Research not only in the city of Mosul but also in Iraq. This university belongs to the Republic System of Higher Education and Scientific Research relating to all Rules, Laws, and Instructions with its Scientific & Cultural activities.

Its steps are based on reflected plans to be an inspiration that illumines the path of Science & Education.  This university launched its new website in an advanced form with specifications that allow the world to see its ongoing arrogant and prominent march.

This university has almost 24 Colleges, 7 Research Centers, 6 Consulting Offices, 5 Hospitals and Clinics, Few Museums, Several Directorates, Technical and Administrative Units. The goal of this university is to attain leadership and excellence in the fields of Teaching & Learning, Knowledge Production & Propagation, and Community Service to get a superior position in Iraqi, Arab, and International universities.

Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of the University of Mosul

Kossay K. Alahmady is the Chancellor and Dr. Mazin Nazar Fadhel & Dr Muneer Salim Al-Badrany are the Vice Chancellors of this university.

Student Enrolled at the University of Mosul

  • 59,250 Undergraduate Students
  • 3,830 Postgraduate Students
  • 11,355 Undergraduate Alumni
  • 530 Postgraduate Alumni

Admission Requirements at the University of Mosul

For Undergraduate Admissions:

  • Common Application or Online Application
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Average GPA
  • Language Proficiency Test
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • University Entrance Exam
  • Statement of Purpose

For Graduate Admissions:

  • Online Application or Application Form
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Official Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Language Proficiency Test
  • University Entrance Exam

Campus at the University of Mosul

This university is a multi-campus university consisting of 3 campuses situated to the North of the City and the College of Medicine is at the Medical Compound of the city.

Rankings at the University of Mosul

In 2023, this university ranked as # 101-150th by QS World University Rankings by Subject. By AD Scientific Index 2024, the ranking of this university is:

University of Mosul Ranking According to

# in 17,847 All Universities in the World # in 9,705 All Universities in Asia

Total H Index

3,400 1,271

Last 6 years H Index



Total i10 Index 5,159


Last 6 years i10 Index 3,817


Academic Programs at the University of Mosul

  • Computer Science
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Social Sciences
  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Engineering
  • Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education

Colleges at the University of Mosul

This university has a several Colleges which are:

Medical Colleges

  • College of Medicine
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Dentistry
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • College of Nursing

Engineering Colleges

  • College of Engineering
  • College of Petroleum & Mining Engineering
  • College of Agriculture and Forestry

Science Colleges

  • College of Science
  • College of Computer Science and Mathematics
  • College of Education for Pure Science
  • College of Environmental Science & Technologies
  • College of Political Sciences
  • College of Islamic Sciences
  • College of Administration & Economy
  • College of Physical Education & Sport Science

Humanities College

  • College of Arts
  • College of Basic Education
  • College of Education for Humanities
  • College of Education for Girls
  • College of Law
  • College of Archeology
  • College of Fine Arts

Research Centers at the University of Mosul

  • Computer Center
  • Environment & Water Resources Center
  • Regional Studies Center
  • Mosul Studies Center
  • Remote Sensing Center
  • Non-Irrigated Agriculture Research Center
  • Academic Teaching & Training Improvement Center

Medical College

This college of the university is in the Medical Township which comprises the Teaching Hospitals in Al Shifaa Court in Mosul City in Iraq. College of Medicine was the initial recognized college established. Initially, it was affiliated with the Department of Health and then with the University of Baghdad.

With the organization of the University of Mosul, this college became a part of this university. The undergraduate program in the Medical College is 6 years. Its language of instruction is English. The Medical College has round about 142 staff.

Sports and Athletic Facilities

This university has several Athletic Facilities including the College of Physical Education, a versatile arena, and a house for the Mosul basketball teams. Also, it serves Primary Recreation Facility and as a satellite location for several varsity sports at the university.

The college has Cardio Rooms, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a Mezzanine where classes are held, an Indoor Cycling Studio, Weight Rooms, and a Gym floor for basketball. Also, the college holds sports such as Volleyball, Fencing and Wrestling. The offices of the fields of Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, and Softball for women and Soccer for men are also in the college.

Central Library at the University of Mosul

At this university, the Central Library is the major source of information. This library was plundered, ruined, and destroyed by fire when the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant occupied Mosul. It lost thousands of Books, Periodicals, Magazines, and Rare Documents.

This library began its library services to the students and researchers after the freedom. This library introduced an Electronic Cataloguing System. This university started managing several Cultural & Scientific activities, Courses, Events, and Workshops. This library is situated in the center of the campus of the university. It is comprised of the following sections:

  • Classification & Cataloging Section
  • Periodical Section
  • Circulation Section
  • Multimedia Section

Student Center

The Student Center at this university is a 2 story building that is next to the Central Library. It welcomes students and others. It offers Meals, Drinks, and other services to them.

Furthermore, it has a Museum of Fine Arts, Studio, Directorate of Student Affairs, and University Hospital. It is reformed in the renovation campaign to a wonderful set-up and front with Recreational Parks that are used for Scientific & Artistic activities.

Green Zones

This university pursues to enlarge greeneries for a Natural Welfare Atmosphere and Environment in addition to the brilliant and beautiful outlook.

This university decorates its several colleges and buildings with 5,800 green square meters. Also, it is to fulfill the requirements of the International Education Quality.

University Grand Theatre

This theatre is one of the biggest theaters in the Middle East. This theatre has a capacity of almost 1000 to 1500 observers. It holds the Activities, Events, and Festivals of the university and the activities of other institutions. It is replaced after being brutally damaged and burned to a new fashionable set-up.

Language of Instruction

  • English

Vision and Message of the University of Mosul


The vision of this university is to attain an ideal degree under International values in support of the Scientific Research Movement and access to higher education.


The message of this university is to contribute to supporting the development of Scientific Research and Educational procedures at the university level and spreading Cultural attentiveness at the local level.


  • University of Iraq
  • Mosul Provincial Council
  • Mayor of Mosul

Contact Us


Mosul, Nineveh Governorate, Iraq, بناية المكتبة المركزية

Phone No:

+964 (60) 815 060

Official Website

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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What GPA does this university require to get into?

The minimum GPA required at this university is 3.

What is the student ratio distribution at this university?

The ratio of female to male students at this university is almost 47: 53.


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