Ranking  8431      25
Country Iraq
City Erbil
Bachelor (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)7,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $507-1,078 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 60%
Official Website
General information
Finance type For-profit
Organization type Public
Established 2007
Abbreviation CU
Teachers 199
Students 5,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Other
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Rural
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
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• Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Kurdistan Regional Government
• Association of American Universities (AAU)
World ranking8431
Country ranking25
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking8431
Cost of living in Erbil
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 144 262
Food 131 299
Transportation 100 254
Communications and utilities 79 85
Clothing 15 56
Sports and leisure 39 121
Accommodation in Erbil USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre146
Shared room in city centre264
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre309
1 bedroom apartment in city centre472
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة جيهان
ku Zankoy Cihan
Location on map
Cihan University (CU) - public higher education institution in Iraq. CU was officially founded in 2007. Being outside Erbil, nothing could distract the students from studying. Cihan University never leaves the national rankings of the top universities of Iraq.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. More than a half (60%) of the applicants manage to secure their spot at CU, however, the percentage may change depending on the faculty and the popularity of the course. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 5,000 USD per year. Doing your master’s studies at CU is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 5,000 USD. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. Some students can’t attend full-time programs, especially for them the university created special online programs. It is important to check for current tuition fees on (http://www.cihanuniversity.edu.iq) with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. Cihan University is medium in scale, teaching no more than 6 thousand students at a time. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The teaching staff is 199 specialists. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Facebook.

Infrastructure of CU. There is a library on the campus. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories. Cihan University ia a member of «Association of American Universities (AAU)».

Cihan University - Official Description

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