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About UOB

University of Baghdad (UOB) — public non-profit university. It is located in Baghdad, Iraq. As a part of Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), Arabian University Council, UOB is actively building the academic environment in Iraq.

The university is in top-990 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings. The university is in top-1530 of the independent international ranking THE.

UOB conducts scientific activity in several areas. More information can be found on the official site.

LocationBaghdad, Iraq
Establishment year1957
International students96
Female students57%
Acceptance rate70%

Place in ratings

Rating QS2024#991
Rating THE2023#1529
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Engineering & Technology485
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UOB tuition fees

The academic year at UOB is continuous, which means that students have no break between courses. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UOB are different for locals and foreigners. Iraq citizens pay 1 USD per year, while international students pay a minimum of 1,000 USD. The university provides tuition assistance to some students through financial aid programs. They are available to both locals and foreigners. On the official website of the university, you will find all the relevant information about tuition fees and scholarships.

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Academic calendarContinuous
Financial AidYes

UOB campus

The campus of UOB is located in Baghdad. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. The university students have access to the library. It is an integral part of learning. Students come here for educational literature or to do their homework. Not only locals study at UOB, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.

Campus TypeUrban
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What to do after graduation

If you want to stay in Iraq after graduation, one of your options is to apply for a work visa. To do this, you need to get an offer from an employer. Graduates of UOB find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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