College of Engineering

Water Resources Engineering
March 2, 2022, 2:56 p.m.

About the Department

The department of water resources is one of the seven departments of the College of Engineering, University of Duhok. It was established in 1995. The permanent staff of the department are 26 academic members. The academic staff of the department teach a total of 58 modules of the water resources engineering curriculum, some of which are addressed to all the students of the college and other to those who study in the water resources engineering department.


The mission in water resources engineering department is the contribution to the description, analysis and solution of problems in water systems and also caring out research for the benefit and development of the community. The department tries to exchange and cooperate with other universities and authorities in the country to develop the water sector. In addition, the graduates get the leadership qualities through teaching how to lead, problem solving, team work, quality considerations, and professionalism at work.


The water resources engineering department aspires to be a center for community based and practice-oriented teaching in the area of water resources engineering. The water resources department wants to play a major role in the development of the country through the work of dependable and dedicated professionals in the area. It is the strong conviction of the academic staff of the department to become a milestone for well-organized and developed engineering services that will bring practical changes in the service provision trends of the country

Head of the Department


                                        Sherwan M.Z. Izzaddin ALBRIFKANI
Sherwan M.Z. Izzaddin ALBRIFKANI Head of Water Resources Engineering Department
+964 750 458 9048


Currently, the department offers the following programs:

Undergraduate Programs
M.Sc. Programs

The department of water resources engineering offers a master degree in Hydraulics and Hydrology. The duration of the master programs is two years. The student enrolls in a number of modules during the first year. The research and writing thesis should be conducted during the second year.

  • M.Sc. in Hydraulics
  • M.Sc. in Hydrology
Ph.D. Programs
  • Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering