President’s Message

Dear Students, and Faculties Staff

It is a privilege to lead Duhok Polytechnic University. I am delighted to welcome you to our esteemed institution, whether you are a current student, a prospective student wondering what we’re all about, a visitor, a current university community member, an alumnus, or anyone else. We thank you for your interest!

As we are committed to fostering academic excellence, innovation, and growth, providing a transformative educational experience that equips students to thrive in a rapidly evolving world. As President, I prioritize diversity, inclusivity, and collaboration within our community. The core values of DPU are Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, and the university believes in strong connections with its community. DPU is actively establishing relationships with local and international academic institutions and industries that share similar goals. They are also collaborating with industry partners, government agencies, community organizations, and alumni to create opportunities for their students' career success.

The polytechnic approach at DPU emphasizes academic rigor, blending theoretical and practical learning to prepare students for successful careers. DPU takes pride in its distinguished faculty staff, who are experts and passionate educators, dedicated to nurturing the next generation of professionals.

Students at DPU have the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge through practical work and applied research projects that address real-world industry challenges, fostering entrepreneurship and innovation. The University prioritizes preparing students for the 21st-century challenges, focusing on critical thinking, teamwork, and communication skills. DPU is deeply committed to fostering research and innovation, investing in state-of-the-art facilities and technology to contribute to solving real-world problems. The Institution is embracing change and strategic planning to achieve global impact through education, research, and administration. The goal is to create a digitalized campus that promotes innovation.

The University encourages active participation, open dialogue, and contributions from all members of the DPU family, valuing the diversity of perspectives. The leadership is confident that together, they can continue to build on their success and make DPU a better place with a positive impact on students and the broader society they serve.

I am proud of the work being done at DPU and optimistic about the future, inviting people to explore the university's website and campuses to learn more about their programs and initiatives.


Prof. Dr. Aree A. Abdulqader

University President