Directorate/Office of international Relations

DAAD (, German Academic Exchange Services is a german agency which cooperaties with Universities for promotion and support higher education development worldwide.DAAD programmes provides students and Universities academic staff the opportunities to study , research and trainings in german universities in different fields of science.

Since 2010, Salahaddin university became a strong partner of DAAD.Many university staffs have been awarded DAAD scholarships to continue education and study at German universities leading to Master and Ph.D. degrees.Among these:

1- Mr.Khalat Karim Mohammed ( ) has joined University Duisburg-Essen Propadeutkum-Germany to study Social work leading to M.A. degree.It is expected that the MA degree will be awarded to him in September 30th, 2017. The scholarship study is fully funded by DAAD.

2- Twleve workshops have conducted at the university of Freiberg-Germany for the academic staff and students of College of Engineering-Salahaddin University particularly to the staff and students of the department of Mechanical Engineering during 2012-2014. The workshops coverd different subjects and diciplines of the department of Mechanical Engineering.The workshops were fully funded by DAAD.

3- A laboratary (Station) of Solar and Wind Energy extraction and production were estrablished at the department of Mechanical Engineering.The cost of the station and installation were covered by DAAD. For this donation of 140 000 Euros of laboratory quipments and Software have been purchased by DAAD to Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering- Salahaddin University-Erbil.

4-  Some 19 Salahaddin University acdemics from department of Geology participated Summer School Training workshop on Capacity Buildings in Geology in the period July 18th to August 18th, 2015 (one month).The training course was cdonducted at the University of Freiberg-Germany . The course was granted and funded by DAAD.

Mohammed Azeez Saeed