A University is an educational institution in Erbil, capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq. A.Z established in 2007 by the A University Company for Scientific Investment which is a part of Cihan Group. Z is the first private university in the Kurdistan Region. A is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Kurdistan and it is a member of the Association of Arab Universities Union (AAU).
students, faculty and staff study, work and live on three campuses: Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, and Duhok. In 2014 the university offered courses in 12 departments.
About Cihan University
Cihan University is the oldest established English-speaking private university and the first multi-campus University in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.
Cihan currently has campuses in the major cities of Kurdistan namely: Cihan University – Erbil, Cihan University– Sulaymania and Cihan University- Duhok
Cihan University was established in accordance with the Council of Ministers of Kurdistan Region during February 2007, based on the National Kurdish Assembly enactment No. 33 of the year 2004, and was approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Kurdistan Region No. 192N on the 30th of November 2006. The university became a member of the Association of the Arab Universities (AAU) in 2011.