City Planning
Sept. 4, 2023, 2:12 p.m.

Mission of the Department:

  • Training professionals with a high level of experience and scientific knowledge in urban planning and design.
  • Educating future urban planners and designers so that they can analyze and address urbanization's social, economic, and environmental challenges.
  • Training urban planners to analyze and plan for the layout of cities, whether old and new, with a firm grasp of the technical details involved.
  • By teaching students, the most up-to-date information and techniques in urban planning and design, we aim to produce professionals who can compete successfully on a local, regional, and global scale.

Vision of the Department:

The Department of City Planning is working hard to accomplish innovative, sustainable urban development in the Kurdish region and Iraq by implementing high-performance education in the field of city planning and urban design.

Objectives of the Department

  • Educating future professionals to identify complex urban design issues and develop innovative, sustainable, and cost-effective solutions through a combination of design and engineering skills.
  • Educating students to have the skills necessary for working on urban projects after graduation.
  • Strengthening the current educational framework with potential future graduate-level offerings.
  • Giving students the tools, they need to address urban development challenges and factoring those solutions into future land use and design.
  • Teaching students how to create city-wide and neighborhood-specific master plans and detailed plans.
  • Promote research in the scientific arena and connect it to Kurdistan's long-term, all-encompassing development strategies.