Government Programme

The government program of the ministry of higher education and scientific research for 2018-2020 aims to achieve 5 main objectives by implementing 85 projects and more than 130 programs as follows:

1 – The entry of Iraqi universities in international rankings through 4 projects sponsored by the Supervisory & Scientific Evaluation Body, Department of Research and Development and the Department of Reconstruction and Projects.

2 – Twinning of Iraqi universities with international universities through 24 projects sponsored by the Department of Missions and Cultural Relations, Department of Studies, Planning and Follow-up, Department of Research and Development and the Department of Reconstruction and Projects.

3 – Reducing sagging and spreading an academic atmosphere, research, university life and raising scientific standards through 44 projects sponsored by the Department of Missions and Public Relations, Supervisory & Scientific Evaluation Body, Department of Legal and Administrative Affairs, Department of Studies, Planning and Follow-up, Department of Research and Development and the Department of Reconstruction and Projects.

4 – Establishing private universities with international quality and standards as well as promoting parallel education through 9 projects sponsored by the Department of Private Education, Department of Legal and Administrative Affairs and the Department of Research and Development.

5 – Investment via the expansion of public colleges and raising their scientific and academic levels in cooperation with the Iraqi and foreign private sector through 4 projects sponsored by the Department of Private Education, Department of Government Contracts, Department of Financial Affairs and the Supervisory & Scientific Evaluation Body.

Projects of the Government Program of the University of Baghdad

The government program of the University of Baghdad includes the implementation of 39 programs within 26 projects to achieve 4 objectives as follows:

1 – The entry of Iraqi universities in international rankings.

No.DepartmentProjectProgramRelated Body
1Supervisory & Scientific Evaluation BodyAcademic Classification and AccreditationProgram Accreditation,
Institutional Accreditation,
International Rankings & National Classification of the quality of Iraqi Universities
Department of Quality Assurance and University Performance in coordination with colleges
National Classification of the quality of Iraqi Universities
2Research and Development DepartmentSupporting innovation and creativityScience Day & Higher Education Award for ScienceDepartment of Scientific Affairs
3Department of Reconstruction and ProjectsCompletion of infrastructure and buildingsUniversity of BaghdadDepartment of Reconstruction and Projects in coordination with the relevant university formations & Dormitories

2 – Twinning of Iraqi universities with international universities.

No.DepartmentProjectProgramRelated Body
1Department of Studies, Planning and Follow-upAdoption of courses systemAdoption of courses systemDepartment of Studies, Planning and Follow-up & Department of Scientific Affairs & Department of Student Affairs
2Department of Research and DevelopmentTwinning of graduate studiesTwinning of graduate studiesDepartment of Missions and Cultural Relations & Department of Postgraduate Studies

3 – Reducing sagging and spreading an academic atmosphere, research, university life and raising scientific standards.

No.DepartmentProjectProgramRelated Body
1Department of Studies, Planning and Follow-upOutstanding teacher and distinguished middle-level staffElite ChannelStudies and Planning Departments & Department of Student Affairs
Development of ministry and non-ministry entities’ membersDifferent development courses in different disciplinesContinuing Education Center & Computer Center
Divisions of Employment, Rehabilitation and Follow-up at universitiesTraining the staff of the Divisions of Employment, Rehabilitation and Follow-upContinuing Education Center & Rehabilitation and Employment Division
Center for Development of University CapacityUniversity leadership developmentContinuing Education Center
2Department of Research and DevelopmentAdoption and marketing of applied researchAdoption and marketing of applied researchDepartment of Scientific Affairs
Project to activate applied scientific research in the service of society and the national economyProject to activate applied scientific research in the service of society and the national economyDepartment of Scientific Affairs
Studies and research to improve the reality of agricultural production and livestockAgricultural
component & Animal component & One million trees
College of Agriculture &
College of Veterinary Medicine & Department of Scientific Affairs
E-publishingE-publishing
Digital repositoryProviding and installing warehouse supplies & Repository e-management & Programming, installation, training on repository systemComputer Center
& Website Division
Developing and updating curricula for graduate and postgraduate studies and twinning with neighboring and world countriesDevelopment of archaeology curricula
& Development of engineering curricula
& Development of medical curricula
Department of Scientific Affairs
Establishment of a research center for population studiesEstablishment of a research center for population studiesDepartment of Scientific Affairs
Virtual libraryVirtual libraryCentral Library
Building a database of authored and translated books by universitiesBuilding a database of authored and translated books by universitiesDepartment of Scientific Affairs
E-learning in Iraqi universitiesE-learning in Iraqi universitiesIbn Sina Center
3Department of Reconstruction and ProjectsE-governmentMinistry infrastructure and formations &
Buying and updating licenses of the ministry's and formations software
Computer Center
Reducing the work cycle by gradually adopting the electronic system instead of paper workProviding softwareComputer Center
4Department of Legal and Administrative AffairsOrganizational structure and job descriptionDepartment of Human ResourcesDepartment of Human Resources

4 – Establishing private universities with international quality and standards as well as promoting parallel education.

5 – Investment via the expansion of public colleges and raising their scientific and academic levels in cooperation with the Iraqi and foreign private sector.

No.DepartmentProjectProgramRelated Body
1Government ContractsAcquisition and partnership in higher educationLand acquisition &
Participating with the private sector in higher education formations & Investing in higher education formations &
Investing in small and medium-sized enterprises
Government Contracts Division
2Financial DepartmentMaximizing financial resources in higher educationMaximizing financial resources in higher educationDepartment of Financial Affairs
3Supervisory & Scientific Evaluation BodyStrengthening partnership through advisory office programsStrengthening partnership through advisory office programs

Government Programme