On the 7th of December, a delegation of Tishk International University from the Dean of Engineering Faculty have visited University of Duhok and American university of Kurdistan (AUK), in Duhok city. The aim of the visit was to strengthen the academic relationship between Tishk International University and both University of Duhok and AUK. Tishk International delegation invited the academic staff of both universities to participate in the coming International Conference of Tishk International University (IEC) in February, 2018 and International Conference on Architecture and Interior Design (ICAD).

The delegation put headlines of future academic collaboration which were welcomed by both DU and AUK. Our university delegation consisted of: Prof. Dr. Ahmet Öztaş (Director of International Relations Office), Dr. Selçuk Cankurt (Director of Master Program), Dr. Halit Vural (Dean of Engineering Faculty), and Mr. Twana Ahmad (Assistant Lecturer – Civil Engineering Department).

University of Duhok and American university of Kurdistan hosted our delegation diligently and kindly. Both universities presidents stated their appreciation for this visit. They discussed the opportunities to bring in for a good collaboration between the universities. They accepted our invitation for the conferences mentioned above in Tishk International University (IEC and ICAD). They ensured to inform their faculty colleagues and encourage them to join.

During the meeting, AUK President, mentioned to have collaborations with Tishk International University in accreditation process for the programs in their university. He emphasized the importance of exchanging the experience with some workshops and meetings on the accreditation process.