Al-Nahrain University is a coeducational public university established in 1987 and located in Baghdad, Iraq. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate education as well as research opportunities. From 1987 to the 2003 Invasion of Iraq, the university was known as Saddam University which was then changed to its current name “Al-Nahrain” meaning The Two Rivers (as in the two rivers of Iraq: Tigris and Euphrates).

With two campuses in central Baghdad, Al-Nahrain University is widely viewed as one of the best universities in Iraq due to its strict admission requirements, updated curricula, and relatively better educational equipment.

Al-Nahrain University includes:


  1. College of Medicine
  2. College of Pharmacy
  3. College of Engineering
  4. College of Information Engineering
  5. College of Science
  6. College of Biotechnology
  7. College of Law
  8. College of Political Science
  9. College of Business Economics


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