In today’s world, information is of central importance to personal, organizational, technical, political,
and economic progress. The Department of Information Science focuses on capturing, storing, analyzing, and
retrieving data through information technology. With access to state-of-the-art facilities and thousands of
information sources provided by AUK’s e-Libraries, the Department provides students with the skills and
knowledge needed not only to design, develop and evaluate different types of information technology
solutions but also to make sense of data by transforming it into information and knowledge for intelligent
The Department is currently offering a Bachelor of Science program in Information Technology. The program’s
study plan includes a wide range of courses related to design, programming, networking, data analytics, and
system management. The Department is committed to conducting research to advance the field of Information
Science and address the needs of the region.
You can set your study pace according to your circumstances and convenience:
Minimum 3 years, upon the successful completion of 12 courses per year..
Standard 4 years, upon the successful completion of 10 courses per year.
Maximum 5 years, upon the successful completion of 8 courses per year..
* This study duration does not include English language courses.
Academic Year Breakdown:
* The start and end dates are subject to changes.
Instructional period of 14 weeks plus a final examination period offered twice a year (referred to as Fall and
Spring semester). Additional instructional periods include intersessions and Summer sessions.
The American University of Kurdistan’s annual tuition fees per academic program is 8000$ (for 30 credits).
However, self-funded students can benefit from a newly implemented 15% discount on the tuition fees. This
discount does not apply to international students. For self-funded students and those awarded Merit
Scholarships, the below tuition rates apply:
Annual tuition fees payment
Annual tuition fees payment after 15% discount (NEW)
98.0 – 100
Mustafa Barzani Merit Scholarship
90.00 – 97.99
Chairman Masrour Barzani Merit Scholarship*
80.00 – 89.99
Board of Trustees Merit Scholarship*
The above rates are applicable for students register for courses at AUK from January, 2021.
Annual tuition is based on registration as a full-time student and the successful completion of 30 credits.
In case of inquires you can email our admissions office on email@example.com
and/or call us on 07517414102/07517414103 (Viber/WhatsApp), during working hours from Sunday to Thursday, 9:00 am – 2:00pm