Chapter one

Charmo University

Charmo University is the newest public university in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq with a main campus in Chamchamal according to the decision of Ministry Council number (27) on 19th of October in 2014 and ministry reference number (N.1286) on 5th of November in 2014.

Name of the University comes from Charmo village, the ancient village which located east of the Chamchamal town, which considered as one of the oldest agriculture village in history dating back to about 7000 BC. Today, the university offers academic programs administered by three colleges, where nearly 130 academic staff conduct research and provide education to over 2000 thousand students, within the framework of more than 17 different fields of study. The current position of the ChU is 8th in 15 public university according to National university ranking NUR2016.

The University awards degrees of BSc. MSc, BA and PhD, in the scientific fields mentioned above.

- Mission of Charmo University

  1. Recruiting the best and most diverse professors, faculties, and University administration staffs.

  2. Setting the highest quality and inspirational learning standards for our undergraduate and postgraduate education, and creating friendly and vibrant teaching environment for the greater wellbeing of our students and deliver an outstanding educational portfolio focused on deep disciplinary knowledge.

  3. Provide personal adviser for the student and affording them to and interaction with their university and teaching staff

  4. Enroll students who have demonstrated their commitment to learning and being part of a diverse and vibrant campus as well as supportive relationships among students

  5. Enable the quality assurance to assists in systematically planning the University's future, and in developing and overseeing a series of evaluation and feedback to enhance the effectiveness of the University programs and services.

  6. Foster a concern for transparent opportunities to ensure continuous learning for the University academic and faculties.

  7. Development of responsible leaders committed to the common good.

- Vision of Charmo University - (WHERE WE WANT TO BE)

We seek to let the University of Charmo to be recognized for leading centre of academic excellence. We have the talent, perspective, and confidence to

make the Charmo University to be truly public University benefiting society via innovation in education, research, and creativity. Our ambition is to place

students at the center of educational process and provide the society talented and ambitious young generations of highly employable with highest

knowledge, highest personal, and professional standards. We always focus to establish partnership with global educational institutions, and industries

across the world and let our University to have a real impact in the world around us .