Al-Muthanna University PROFILE


Established as one of the Iraqi universities in 2007, Al-Muthanna University (MU) was first known as a part of Al-Qadissia University in 2003. In 2007, MU moved from its temporary premises at the branch from Al-Qadissia University, to the present approximately 3.0 km from Al-Muthanna Governorate.

MU offers courses ranging from Natural Sciences, Applied Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences to Building Science and Technology, Social Sciences, Humanities, Agriculture Sciences, Economic and Management Sciences, and Education. These are available at undergraduate levels to approximately 15,000 students at its 11 Academic College on the main campus in the Al-Muthanna governorate; 2 Colleges at the other Campus in Al-muthanna City (approximately 4km from the main campus); and 2 at the Health Campus beside Euphrates river, Al-muthanna City (approximately 1.5km from the main campus). The postgraduate levels (MSc, PhD, Board in Medicine Science) were given in only Natural Sciences, Humanities, Agriculture Sciences, Economic and Management Sciences, Medical Sciences and Sports Sciences to approximately 250 students at its 6 Academic College at the main campus in the Al-Muthanna Governorate.

MU also has one research centers for a wide range of specializations which called Sawah Al-Badiah center. It also provides consultancy, testing, and advisory services to the industry under the ambit of researcher the University’s commercial arm.

Since the beginning, MU has adopted the College system to ensure that its students are multi-disciplined from their exposure to other areas of study by other Colleges. It also encourages students to be active in extra-curricular activities given the myriad of clubs and societies available. As a Research Intensive University recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in 2007, MU offers educational and research opportunities to students and staff.

Program Outline

MU offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs that are conducted by the following Colleges:

Main Campus

  1. College of Science
  2. College of Basic educations
  3. College of Humanities educations
  4. College of Engineering
  5. College of Physical education and sports sciences
  6. College of Educational Science Studies
  7. College of Agriculture
  8. College of Literature
  9. College of Administration and Economics
  10. College of Nursing
  11. College Low


Health Campus 1

  1. College of Medical Sciences
  2. College of Pharmacy

Health Campus 2

  1. College of Dental Sciences
  2. College Veterinary Medicine


The list of Research Centres, Services Centres, and Units at MU are listed as follows:

Research Centres

  1. Sawah and Al-Badiah Centre
  2. Computer centre
  3. Agriculture Research Station


Service Centres

  1. Centre for Engineering Services
  2. Centre for Science Services
  3. Centre Dental Services
  4. Centre Health Services
  5. Centre Administration and Economics consultation Services


  1. Medical Plants Research Unit
  2. Agriculture Unit
  3. Sport unit
  4. Media Unit
  5. Security unit

Academic Facilities & Resources

The facilities that UM provides for its students are delineated below:

  • A library in the center of the University
  • Computer centre
  • Sports Centre which gives the students’ sporting events and games.
  • Kindergarten

Academic Journals

  • Uruk Journal of humanity Science
  • Muthanna Journal of Pure Science
  • Muthanna Medical Journal
  • Muthanna Journal of Agriculture Science
  • Muthanna Journal of Administration and Economics sciences
  • Muthanna Journal of Physical education and sports sciences

Students Support Services & Students Development Activities

Al-Muthanna University provides various services for its students such as hostel accommodation, counseling/motivational guidance, sport and recreational amenities like soccer fields.