Top Universities in Kurdistan and Iraq According to UniRank 2022
Jan. 8, 2023, 11:27 p.m.


We are proud to announce that the Rank of the University of Duhok is number one among all universities in Kurdistan and number six among 109 licensed Iraqi universities by the UniRank scale.


Methodology of UniRank (World University Rankings & Reviews | uniRank (

🔲 The uniRank University Ranking™ (formerly 4 International Colleges & Universities or is an international higher education directory reviewing accredited universities and colleges in the world.

🔲 UniRank™ includes more than 13,000 Colleges and Universities, ranked by web popularity, in 200 countries.

🔲 The aim of the uniRank University Ranking™ is to provide an approximate popularity ranking of world Universities and Colleges based on the popularity of their websites in terms of traffic, trust, and quality link popularity.

🔲 It is specially intended to help international students and academic staff to understand how popular a specific University or College is in a foreign country.

⚪ The uniRankg™ is based upon an algorithm including 5 unbiased and independent web metrics extracted from 4 different web intelligence sources:

Moz Domain Authority (Predicts how likely a domain is to appear in the SERPs compared to its competitors)

Alexa Global Rank (uses web traffic data to list the most popular websites)

SimilarWeb Global Rank (The service provides a numerical ranking to indicate a website's popularity and influence)

Majestic Referring Domains (a metric that shows you how many domains have backlinks to the domain you’re evaluating)

⚪ Majestic Trust Flow (a metric that examines just how reliable a website is by measuring the quality of its backlink profile)

More details can be found here

UniRank selection criteria:

🔘Being chartered, licensed, or accredited by the appropriate Iraqi higher education-related organization.

🔘Offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master's or doctoral degrees).

🔘Delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format.

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