Educational institutions in Iraq play an active role in leading the educational movement in society. These institutions include universities that play their role in this movement.07cff6d8-cdd7-4655-8393-b8fb6d0c3fc5 fe7a9
Tikrit University is one of these institutions, which was formed by the order No. 159 on 23/12/1987 as the first university in the northwest of Iraq as an open educational institution aiming to be one of the leading universities in research and science.
The university nucleus was formed by three colleges:
1. College of Education for Women
2. College of Medicine.
3. College of Engineering.
The university started to receive students for the first time in the academic year 1988-1989. Then the College of Education was established in 1991-1992 , the College of Agriculture 1992-1993, the College of Science , the College of Administration and Economics 1999-2000, the College of Law 2001-2002, the College of Pharmacy and Dentistry 2004 -2005, Colleges of Arts, Islamic Sciences , Veterinary Medicine 20062007 - , Computer Science, Mathematics and Physical Education 2007-2008, Political Science, Petroleum , Mineral Engineering, Applied Engineering and the College of Basic Education in Al-Sharqat 2010-2011 with its three departments in addition to the College of Applied Engineering 2012-2013.
In addition to the mentioned colleges, the university contains a number of research, scientific and administrative centers to support the educational process such as the Center for Development and Continuing Education, Electronic Computer Centre, the Salahuddin Al Ayyubi Center for Historical and Civilization Studies, the Research Center, Natural Resources and consulting offices to serve the various sectors of society stemming from (the university in the service of society). The university also contains a department for sporting, artistic and social activities. It also includes approximately 30,000 students and nearly 4000 associate employees and teaching staff. The university sets in its strategy its scientific and educational goals for study and administrative plans that meet these requirements in order to integrate scientific and human knowledge, which emphasizes primarily making the university in a state of development scientifically and intellectually, and to be an attractive institution.