Department of Islamic Studies


The Department of Islamic Studies - Faculty of Humanities / University of Zakho was founded in September, 2011 due to the urgent need of this Department in Zakho and Dohuk Universities. The Department of Islamic Studies has the honour to teach the principles and legislation of the Glorious Quran and its Sunnah and sciences. This deepens the knowledge of students, including evidence of legal provisions on which the human connection with Allah and his society and the connection of the Muslim community to other communities. It also states individuals' responsibility and their society in carrying the message to the end i.e.; message of mercy and love for all humanity, and emphasizes the human dignity and prestige, away from any discrimination, ideological, regional, racial or intellectual thoughts.

The objectives

The Department of Islamic Studies offers the best atmosphere for the students to study and recognize their true religion which is based on the Glorious Guran and the Prophetic Hadiths away from religious extremism.

The Department also arranges field trips for other places such as archaeological sites and sometimes to ancient mosques. Also, the Department offers opportunities for the students to participate in national as well as international conferences and workshops.


Contact Information

Department of Islamic Studies

Zakho International Road, Duhok, Kurdistan Region-Iraq, P. O. Box 12

+964 xxx xxxxxxx

Sunday - Thursday 08:30a.m. - 03:00p.m.

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