World League
University of Kufa

Iraq

University of Kufa, P.O. Box 21, Kufa, Najaf Governorate, Iraq

591 World
rank
1 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1987
Short name:
UK
Type:
Public
Students:
18430
Faculty:
1700
Faculty/Students Ratio:
11
:
1
Web-site:
www.uokufa.edu.iq
Region:
Asia
Location:
Kufa, Najaf
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 591 33.555
Teaching 443 43.614
Research 607 23.847
International Diversity 417 43.419
Financial Sustainability 692 11.361
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 692 5.9
Research Perfomance Rankings 513 35.858
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TEACHING
World Rank: 443
Country rank: 1
Score: 43.614
League: Copper League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 607
Country rank: 1
Score: 23.847
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 417
Country rank: 1
Score: 43.419
League: Copper League
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weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 692
Country rank: 1
Score: 11.361
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

University of Kufa, founded in 1987, has expanded to become one of largest Iraqi universities. It has grown to be over 27,500 undergraduate and 2,650 postgraduate students, and 1,900 faculty members. There are twentyone faculties, each of which constitutes an administrative grouping of departments and other institutions.

Mission Statement

Consequently, it has built a regional center of academic and research excellence. The university of Kufa offeres more than 100 undergraduate and 50 postgraduate programmes in, but not limited to social and applied science, business administration, arts, humanities, medicine, dentistry and engineering. Most of the programmes have a research component that goes in line with the university status as a comrehensive and intensive research establishment. As a world class university of kufa has implemented research and innovation as a philosophy of learning and is committed to the international academic efforts of developing global promising leaders who are able to face the world's most problematic challenges.