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Six AUIS students, who are among the first students enrolled in the University's Department of Engineering, participated in an internship program provided by Korek Engineering System (KES). KES specializes in cost effective engineering solutions and the development of products for industrial plants, electricity, and oil and gas companies.
To better serve its alumni, and to assist in the development of their careers, the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani has established an Alumni College. Organized and over seen by the University’s Office of Career Services, the College offers workshops, which are focused on career development and enhancement of professional skills. The courses are taught by AUIS faculty and staff.
Sulaimani, Iraq - August 13, 2014 - In keeping with past tradition, the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) proudly announces an exciting new scholarship award for prospective students.

AUIS Blogs

AUIS Helped Me to Become A Better Leader

By Mohamad Sabir - The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) has had a great impact on my life. In Iraq, we have always struggled for better...

AUIS Graduate Leans In

By Banu Ibrahim Ali – I was at the National Model United Nations conference in New York last year when I heard that Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO,...

How I Wrote the AUIS School Song

By Tablo Adnan Karim - To write a piece worthy of our great University was not an easy task. As I began to think about the lyrics, I thought about my...

Me, AUIS, and Beyond.

By Peshawa Ahmad Mahmoud - One year ago I was a senior at AUIS getting ready for my finals, finishing my research paper on the status of...

AUIS Spotlight

Marie LaBrosse, a poet, translator, and member of the Department of English, came to AUIS in 2011. “When I was contemplating whether I should take the job, someone told me that the streets in Sulaimani were named after poets. That made up my mind. I had to come here,” she said. 
The goal of creating policy that can impact the future of a developing nation is a daunting one, but it’s a job that the class of 2014’s valedictorian Dina Dara hopes to take on. Dara’s next pursuit will be a master’s degree at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, one of the world's foremost graduate schools of international relations.  
Assistant Professor Loren Higbee points to the students when he explains why he is at AUIS. “A major part of why I’m proud to teach at AUIS is that the liberal arts instruction we offer ensures that our students are not only trained in a specialty. They’re educated. We give our students opportunities that they wouldn’t have at other places. We provide a forum for open discussion of ideas,” said Higbee.
Dr. Frederick Monsma, Associate Professor in AUIS’ Social Science Department, grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York. After getting his undergraduate degree at St. John's College, he went on to get his PhD in Philosophy at Boston College.