University of Basrah

University of Basrah

University of Basrah

The University of Basrah is situated in the city of Basra, Iraq. For historic reasons the final -h is retained on Basrah in the name of the university. Founded in 1964 to meet the needs of southern Iraq, the University of Basrah was at first affiliated with the University of Baghdad, but in 1964 it became an independent body.

Today the University consists of fifteen colleges located on three campuses around the city of Basra, with research facilities and student halls of residence (dormitories).

The University awards the degrees of BA, BSc, Higher Diploma, MA, MSc and PhD.

Contact Information

University of Basrah
Corniche Street
Basrah,
Iraq