School of Medicine

The School of Medicine (SMED) at Koya University is an excellent place to acquire education. It is the center of excellence for advanced education and research in different fields of Medicine.

18 Academic staff

380 Students

55 Modules

Dean's word

Health is the most marvelous gift from Almighty God to humanity. We are here to furnish our people with white hands in order to sustain well-being and a community full of life.

With our up-to-date integrated system, we follow the most advanced way of delivering basic and clinical skills for our students depending on the latest breakthrough in technology and robotic simulation. We will keep fighting struggles and obstacles to raise minds full of perception and hearts full of mercy.

About the School

The Schoolof medicine, Koya university is located in the city of Koya (Koysinjaq), which is one hour drive to the East of the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil in Kurdistan Region of F. R. of Iraq.

The university’s ambition to establish medical education roots in its historical connection with unique excellence education field as well as a genuine needs of the region.

The School of medicine was established in 2013 by the order from ministry of higher education of kurdistan regional government, the academic staff consisting of doctors from Koya university with specialists doctors from complex health services in Koya city ( Shahid Dr. Khalid teaching hospital, Radiology centre, Rheumatology and rehabilitation center, Forensic center and Primary health centers)

The first academic year was 2014-2015, with 40 students joined from different cities within Kurdistan region.


Masters by a combination of research and coursework or by pure research in PhD level. (read more)

Knowledge Transfer is our main stream principal way to communicate in and outside our academic community (read more)

With 4 faculties and 25 departments in different fields we aiming to become a centre of excellence. Join us...