Wasit Univeristy, Iraq
Wasit University is located in el-Kut, the capital of Iraq’s Wasit Governorate about 160km south east of Baghdad. The university campus overlooks the Tigris river at the far end of a deep U bend in the river inside which el-Kut was built.
Wasit University was founded in 2003 as a centre of excellence and to provide a safe haven to elevate the standard of knowledge, culture and science amongst graduates within Wasit Governorate and wider Iraqi society. Since it’s foundation the university has risen to become one of the most prominent academic institutions in Iraq, contributing as part of the international scientific community and providing high quality graduates that support the social and economic development of the region.
Founded in 2006 within the College of Engineering, the department of architecture provides high quality teaching and research in the field of architecture and urbanism. The department’s expertise explores the impact and meaning of architecture and urban environments to the societies within them. Architects the dual nature of architectural design, translating both the science of structural engineering and the aesthetic art of design into an expressive architectural language which reflects an understanding of the architectural and cultural heritage of Iraq.
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