Politics and International Relations | University of Kurdistan Hewlêr


School of Social Sciences


Politics and International Relations


Welcome to the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr, a premier academic environment and home to an outstanding faculty conducting world-leading research and teaching in the Kurdistan Region. ¬
Our training not only gives students an adequate understanding of the political environment, but also equips them with the necessary skills and ability to contribute to the success of their nation.

In the course of our programme, we will turn students in philosophical and critical thinkers, analysts, researchers, public speakers and writers. All these are valuable assets for superior jobs, and many exciting careers in the Iraqi Kurdistan and beyond are open to our graduates.

By choosing to study in our department you’ll be joining a talented staff and student body who teach and conduct research into areas including international relations, comparative politics, political theory, constitutional law and gender politics with a focus on the politics of the Middle East.

Dr. Andres De Castro Garcia,
Chair, Department of Politics and International Relations