The Catholic University in Erbil (CUE) consists of a diverse community of academics, scholars, scientists and administrators who are responsible for providing high-quality education in various fields. The primary objectives of QA are to ensure that high-quality education is delivered, to guarantee that academic standards are met and recognized internationally, and to provide students with skills and knowledge applicable to the local and international job market.

The Mission

The QA is committed to meet all the academic expectations set forth in CUE strategy and the regulations of the Ministry of Higher education in Kurdistan. The QA program is based on creating a working atmosphere that encourages building trust, learning, researching and publishing.


The vision CUE is to be internationally recognized as one of the best universities delivering the highest quality education.


CUE targets are to attain the university’s priorities on quality and academic accreditation issues, reinforce efforts to transfer the university locally and regionally to the ranks of the best universities academically and professionally, to foster a culture of excellence among the university’s members, to track the academic and administrative units’ performance evaluation and quality assurance, and to provide high-quality research knowledge and resources, data analysis, decision support, and institutional performance strategic planning.

Quality Assurance (TQA) for Teaching

Reporting, tracking, record keeping and decision making are TQA concerns, in addition to the actual content of our teaching (curriculum) and the actual methods of teaching. The top steps in the TQA process are evaluation and peer review.

The quality of the education process is followed using different techniques and is based on real evidence and data obtained from all involved parties (students, supervisors, managers).

CUE believes that the best and the most effective method of updating education is via active participation. This can only be achieved through research, analysis and presenting research outcomes in seminars organized by different departments and faculty. Periodically, All faculty are periodically required to conduct academic events, including seminars, workshops, symposiums, conferences, and scientific visits. In addition, to the athletic events that can be done together by the students and the faculty.