Within the scope of the project "BIONIQ MedPhys" under the direction of the professor Martin Fiebich, the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen (THM) cooperates with the University of Duhok (UoD) in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The project is funded and financed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Together with the sister project "BIONIQ Bios" (project leader Prof. Thomas Schanze, Department LSE), this year for the first time a joint summer school of the two universities was organized. The summer school with the topic "Signal and Image Processing in Medicine" took place from 27.08.17 to 07.09.17 in North Cyprus. A total of 12 Iraqi students from the UoD and 16 THM students were able to participate in the Summer School.