Prof. Mosleh Duhoky the President of the University of Duhok,
made a successful visits to different universities in Germany during the period
from the 6th to the 15th of July, 2017. He visited
Oldenburg University and met with the Dean of the Education College and the
Head of the Department of Special education Prof. Monika Ortman , he had
fruitful discussions on the ongoing course to our staff from Special Education
at Oldenburg University. They also discussed the future collaboration between
the two institutes.
Prof. Mosleh Duhoky , visited Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative
State University in Stuttgart and met with President Prof. Arnold van Zyl. They
discussed the status quo of the University of Duhok and they put plan for
future collaboration. Prof. Duhoky
invited the President of
Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University to visit Kurdistan
Region and the University of Duhok and the invitation accepted.
The President of the University of Duhok Prof. Duhoky also
visited Dortmund University and met with the President Prof. Tolan. The
University of Duhok has a long term collaboration with Dortmund University
since they started a joint Bachelor degree program on Spatial Planning. Prof. Duhoky stressed during the discussion
on the importance of having 5 top graduates from the Spatial Planning
department to pursue their higher education at Dortmund University leading to
MSc. He envisions these five seats to be sponsored by Dortmund University. It
is worth mentioning that this BSc joint degree project is unique within Iraqi
Prof. Duhoky also visited the University of Tubingen and met with
the president Prof. Peter Grathwohl. The two parties discussed plans to start
academic collaboration and how to make use of the different areas of expertise.
Finally the President of the University of Duhok met with Prof.
Thomas Schance from the University of Giessen. The University of Duhok has an
ongoing project to initiate department of Biomedical Technology with the
University of Giessen, which is sponsored by DAAD. They discussed the project
and its progress and the different challenges during the implementation phase
of the project.