Mustansiriyah University


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Mustansiriyah University History

Mustansiriyah University was established in the year 1963. It is a public university which is situated in Baghdad in Iraq. It is originated from Mustansiriya Madrasah founded in 1227 being one of the oldest universities in the world. But later it was designated as the separate university in 1968.

Mustansiriyah University Programs, Courses and Schools  

Mustansiriyah University is organised into 13 academic faculties and six centres. Students are offered with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. Other courses offered include research, continuing education and study abroad programs.

Faculties of the university are experienced and expert in their field of study. Students can undergo both, local and global research. It is home to more than 30,000 students. Its medical school and dentistry school are second to open in Baghdad.

Mustansiriyah University Campuses

Mustansiriyah University has an urban and huge infrastructure. Students are provided with the facilities like cafeteria, auditorium, academic buildings, training halls, gardens, athletic courts, healthcare centre, student services and recreational area. Students can become the part of student clubs and organisations. Various conferences, seminars, workshops, events and activities are organised in the university. Student media has magazine and publications.

Central Library is a home to huge collection of books, periodicals, theses, journals, research papers, articles and manuscripts. Students and faculties have access to databases, computer systems, study rooms, e-resources, printing and training rooms.

Mustansiriyah University Achievements and USP

Mustansiriyah University is a renowned and internationally recognised university. It has been ranked among the top 1000 universities of the world, overall, in research and in teaching. It is known for its international research projects and publications. Nationally it is ranked among the top 10 universities and is also recognised for its financial sustainability.

Scholarships and grants are offered to the students. These help them in pursuing their higher education. Students have to meet certain criteria and apply for these.

Mustansiriyah University Notable Alumni

Saadoun Jaber (Singer), Vian Sulaimani (Model), Fadel Awad (Singer), Hero Ibrahim Ahmed (Former Forst Lady of Iraq), Rahim AlHaj (Musician), Nadhmi Auchi (Businessman), Alia Mamdouh (Novelist).

Mustansiriyah University Application Requirements


Mustansiriyah University Deadlines

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Mustansiriyah University Rankings


1001 -1200
Times Higher Education
GTU Rank


Arab Region
61 -70
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