University of Basrah, Basrah

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The University of Basrah (Arabic: جامعة البصرة‎ Jāmi'at Al Basrah) is situated in the city of Basra, Iraq. For historic reasons the final -h is retained on Basrah in the name of the university.

Founded in 1964 to meet the needs of southern Iraq, the University of Basrah was at first affiliated with the University of Baghdad, but in 1964 it became an independent body. Today the University consists of fourteen colleges located on three campuses around the city of Basra, with research facilities and student halls of residence (dormitories).

The University awards the degrees of BA, BSc, Higher Diploma, MA, MSc and PhD.
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  • I work near by, and with a few Iraqi's who go the University and they have shown me pictures and from time to time i help them by answering questions they don't know the answers to that the...  more »
  • Very beautiful city and very nice and generous people. It is great place for visiting during winter. AL-Ashar very nice and famous center for shopping. Sanam mountain a wonderful nature, and Shatt...  more »
  • L.F.E .. 8 years passed .. still love you so much it hurts, still alone and waiting for you (insta-almayyahimustafa)
  • This is the headquarters or the Presidency of the Basrah university located in the very nice place on the side of the Shatt alarab and consist of the offices of the President and his assistants in addition to the administration offices needed to manage the different colleges .

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