The college was established in 2002, under the name ‘College of Information Technology’, to become the core of the information technology field in Iraq. To stay updated with scientific and cognitive development in this area, specialized staff able to keep up with the rapid changes in the field were prepared. In 2005 and as a result of the rapid development and convergence of information and communication, college council had found that it was necessary to modify the college’s name to ‘College of Information Engineering’. The expansion of it’s specialties included information and communication technologies, it also had modified academic programs for the college under it’s new perspective. The College is seeking to raise the level of teaching and research and to link it to the needs of the local and regional environment, as well as the dissemination of knowledge and the promotion of research collaboration with local, regional and international institutions. To achieve this, the sections of the college have a responsibility to provide students with general and specialized knowledge and necessary practical skills to enable them to use modern technology by offering a variety of academic programs on the first undergraduate and graduate degree levels, these programs combine excellence and modernity and respond to the needs of society and the labor market.
The College consists of three departments: Information and Communication Engineering, Network Engineering, and Systems Engineering. It has been taken into account the programs offered by these departments equilibrated with regional and international academic programs of similar design colleges that contain the latest technologies offered in these terms of reference.
The college is keen to provide training opportunities for students in the private sector and the public sector for special institutions to facilitate the integration of students in the job market after graduation, and the integration of academic skills and knowledge requirements of practical life. The college is seeking to launch a series of continuous education programs in the latest information and communication technologies for students and beneficiaries from inside and outside the university to spread education and culture in this area. To achieve the vision of the college and it’s ambitious goals to acquire a privileged position among universities in the region the college needs to provide an environment and outstanding academic programs in addition to the scientific and practical capabilities of student development. The college decided each four years starting from 2009 to review the study plans for initial studies programs and graduate studies for all departments to keep pace with the evolution in this field and meet the requirements of the labor market.
Quality of Assurance
The college also adopted the application of educational quality assurance in all its actions, educational, research activities, and other activities. To ensure the provision of high-quality academic programs and access to excellence in this area.