Once the new university Campus in Zakho was completed, the Colleges of Education and Commerce, which were affiliated by the University of Duhok, were transferred at the beginning of the academic year 2005 / 2006. After announcing the University of Zakho as an independent University according to the Prime Minister Resolution No. 1670, on July, 8th 2010 and the Ministry of Higher Education resolution No. 644 on July 12th, 2010, the Colleges of Education and Commerce were reorganized into the Faculties of Science and Humanities.
The Faculty of Science includes Two Schools, namely
- School of Nature Sciences
- School of Pure Sciences
The duration of the study in the Faculty is four academic years and the graduate will obtain B.Sc. Degree in Science. Students accepted in the college of Education will be awarded B. Sc. Degree in Education. The College enrolls at the moment 982 undergraduate students. The Faculty is also offering postgraduate programs (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) in various disciplines.
The faculty has highly efficient and experienced teaching staff members providing the students with high quality programs and using modern teaching and practical facilities to fulfill the market requirements. Also the faculty carry our several Conferences, workshops and training courses for teaching staff members, technical staffs as well as school teachers from various parts of Kurdistan as a part of capacity building program.