Symposium on Bologna Process at Koya University

posted Oct 8, 2018, 10:27 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Oct 8, 2018, 10:36 AM ]

To ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher-education qualifications between Koya University and the worldwide Universities, specifically European Universities, the Directorate of the Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development at Koya University held a national Symposium under the title "Bologna Process at Koya University: Planning and Implementation". This symposium discussed the action plan of implementing the Bologna Process at Koya University starting from the academic year 2018-2019. The Symposium presented the benefits behind the implementation of the Bologna Process, how to set the Study program and the mechanism of crediting and grading. Moreover, this symposium explained the process of smooth shifting from the existing study program to Bologna system.

Click here to see the slide of the presentation about Bologna Process:


New Regulation for KOU Staff as Visiting Lecturers

posted Oct 3, 2018, 10:56 PM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya

A new regulation have been announced by the Koya University Council for the academic teaching staff at Koya University who are will to teach at other Universities or having part-time contract with other governmental/private sectors.

KOU Making Indicators for the Arab Universities Ranking

posted Oct 3, 2018, 10:46 PM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya

Professor Dr. Salah I. Yahya from Koya University representing the KRG in the International Workshop on "Making Indicators for the Arab Universities Ranking". The Workshop was held by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Baghdad, Iraq and the  Association of Arab Universities in the University of Baghdad and Al-Nahrain University, during the period 2-3 September, 2018.

Prof. Salah I. Yahya from Koya University and Prof. Kawa Amin from University of Sulaimani participated in the workshop and represented the MHE of Kurdistan Regional Government. During the two days of the International Workshop, Prof. Salah Yahya presented a summary about the the National University Ranking (NUR) that implemented in Kurdistan Region since 2014. Moreover, Prof. Salah had suggestions and comments about setting the indicators and criteria of the Arab Universities Ranking proposal, based on his experience in running the NUR e-system for more than 4 years. For more information click here

Meeting with QA Officers and Coordinators at Koya University

posted Mar 7, 2017, 7:43 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Mar 7, 2017, 7:44 AM ]

Today, Tuesday 7th March, 2017, A meeting that held at the Presidency Hall at Koya University by the Director of the Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development  (Prof. Dr. Salah I. Yahya) with the Faculties QA Officers and the Department QA Coordinators to Discuss finalizing the steps needed to announce Koya University as a Smart University in June 2017. Prof. Yahya presented the complete e-system at Koya University and explain the new role of the academic staff to be engaged fully with system.

A Seminar entitled "University Rankings: How Important Are They?" has been presented by Prof. Salah I. Yahya

posted Feb 17, 2017, 5:49 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Feb 17, 2017, 5:50 AM ]

On 14th Feb. 2017, a seminar entitled "University Rankings: How Important Are They?" has been presented by Prof. Salah I. Yahya. The seminar was presented to all Koya University academic teaching staff members. The President of Koya University (Dr. Wali Hamad), the two vice presidents (Dr. Hairad Lashukry and Dr. Saeed Salih) and the Deans of Faculties were attended the seminar too. The seminar presented the e-process of Koya University to achieve a quality teaching/learning objectives. Moreover, the seminar presented the updated version of the Webometrics ranking list with deep analysis to Koya University scores.

Webometrics updated its January-2017 Edition list

posted Feb 17, 2017, 5:04 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Feb 17, 2017, 5:12 AM ]

Webometrics has announced the most updated version of the Ranking Web of Universities List (
Koya University is on Top of KRG Universities, 7th Iraqi Universities, and 5200th world Universities.

Dr. Salah Presenting and Launching the new NUR-KRG Platform

posted Mar 7, 2016, 11:24 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Mar 7, 2016, 11:25 AM ]

Today, March 7th, 2016, Dr. Salah I. Yahya had a workshop with Dr. Sherwan N. Kafoor (MHE) and Dr. Kanaan Hamagharib (Charmo University) where the new National University Ranking platform has been presented and launched.

Meeting with UNESCO delegation

posted Feb 24, 2016, 11:23 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya

The Director of the DQA,the Dean of FENG, the head of DSWE. the TQA-FENG Officer and the CD-Officer at the FENG had a meeting in Feb. 18th, 2016 at the FENG-KoyaUniversity with the UNESCO Delegation. The meeting was about evaluation the UNESCO participation to Koya University scinetific program and how the next stage of collaboration will be. A presentation by the Dean of the FENG and the Director of the DQA were submitted during the (3) hrs meeting.

A Seminar about "Ranking Web of Universities" was presented to University Staff

posted Feb 13, 2016, 2:54 PM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya

A Seminar Presented at Koya University entitled "The Roles of Academic and University in the “Ranking Web of Universities”; Koya University Ranking" on Feb. 9th, 2016

Koya University Presented its e-QA system at Charmo University

posted Jan 26, 2016, 11:34 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya

On Monday, 25th, Charmo University invited the Director of the DQA at Koya University to present a smeinar about the experience of the DQA/Koya University in designing and implementing the e-QA system using Google Apps for Education.

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