The department of Civil and Environmental Engineering was established in 2021, it is the third department within College of Engineering at University of Zakho.
It is the first undergraduate course offering a combined degree in civil and environmental engineering as both fields are connected together. Students will study a range of civil and environmental engineering modules to gain deep knowledge, skills and experience required to combat challenges and solve engineering problems in civil and environmental engineering. Civil engineers plan, design, build, and maintain facilities which are essential to our civilization such as: bridges, dams, highways, transit systems, airports, tunnels, irrigation systems, water supply, and industrial and commercial buildings. Graduates are expected to find work with government ministries and agencies as well as in private sector as design engineers, construction engineers or becoming self-employed and contractors.