Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq– July, 8th 2018- The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for the Kurdistan Regional Government grants American University of Kurdistan licenses to start the establishment of both colleges of Medicine and Nursing, after reviewing AUK’s proposals and arranging a site visit to AUK by a specialized committee.
“There is urgent need in Duhok province for many more doctors and nurses.” Said AUK President Dr. John Menzies “The American University of Kurdistan is eager to assist in meeting this need. We are moving quickly to create high quality medical and nursing programs to improve health care and the quality of life for all the people of the area.”
AUK has currently four colleges and is continuously expanding and enriching its programs. Committing to the local community needs, AUK heightens ambitious plans to indulge into bachelor degree programs for graduating high caliber doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists in the future.
“The American University of Kurdistan strives to serve the community in Kurdistan and beyond.” Said AUK Provost Dr. Nazar Numan “One area that we feel we can instigate a qualitative change in, is the medical services. The provision of highly qualified medical doctors as well as nurses is of paramount importance to us. We will do whatever it takes to achieve this goal of training doctors, nurses and health scientists both in hard and soft skills that are required to make the difference.”
Prospective students will be able to apply for the two exciting programs in the near future. AUK will be recognized as a premier institution of higher education in the Middle East and beyond by cultivating academic excellence, fostering creativity, and engaging in the highest caliber of applied research.