IAU President visits UoD
May 12, 2016, 2:31 p.m.

The President  of the University of Duhok Prof. Mosleh Duhoky welcomed the President of the International Association of Universities (IAU)  and the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia Prof. Dzulkifli Abdul Razak during his five days visit to the University of Duhok. This productive visit is an outcome of Prof. Duhoky participation in the IAU conference in Italy last year. This is the very first visit by IAU president to Kurdistan and Iraq.

The guest met with UoD Council and discussed with them the future cooperation with IAU with respect to the involvement of UoD in IAU programs. Prof. Abdul Razak was impressed by the UoD infrastructure and human resources. He mentioned that he will suggest having the next IAU conference at the University of Duhok campus. He also expressed his view that the UoD can play an important role with the IAU community and can contribute positively to the future activates.

It is worth mentioning that the IAU is a UNESCO affiliated organization that has a membership in over 120 countries all over the world. Its mission to  bring together higher education institutions the world over aiming  to build a global platform for exchange on key topics of higher education and emerging issues, and also analyze , monitor the trend of higher education from comparative and international perspectives .  

This visit to UoD started on the 30th of April to the 5th of May