School of Social Sciences
Politics and International Relations
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 programmes not only give students an adequate understanding of the political environment, but also equip them with the necessary skills and
ability to contribute to the success of their nation.
the course of our programmes, we aim to turn students into philosophical and
critical thinkers, analysts, researchers, advisors, diplomats, public
administrators, government and non-government consultants, public speakers, and
writers. All these valuable assets for superior jobs, and many exciting careers
in the Iraqi Kurdistan and beyond are open to our graduates.
choosing to study in our department, you will be joining a group of talented
staff and student body who teach and conduct research in a number of important
and interesting study areas such as international relations, comparative
politics, political theory, constitutional law and gender politics with a focus
on the politics of the Middle East.
BA in Politics and International Relations offers three streams; BA in Politics
with a Minor in International Relations, BA in Politics with a Minor in Public
Policy, and BA in International Relations with a Minor in Diplomacy.
the postgraduate level the department offers two streams; MA in Politics, MA in
International Relations, and MA in Diplomacy and International Law.
department also offers a PhD programme in Political Studies.
Chair, Department of Politics and International Relations