The Arabic language department, as one of the pioneering and oldest departments of the University of Sulaimani, is concerned with the study of the Arabic language and literature and continues to do so at both bachelor’s and higher education levels annually. The department was established in 1993-1994, a year after the reopening of Sulaimani University in 1992-1993; since then students have been studying in the department. Moreover, due to the high demand for the department, it has been expanded to include both morning and evening classes. Thus, about 100 students are awarded bachelor’s degrees annually in Arabic language and literature. Apart from the high-level diplomas, Masters, and PhD degrees that the department offers.
The department of Arabic Language at Sulaimani University (aka Mother University) is always working to be the leading institution in producing high-level, skilled graduates in the field of Arabic Language and Literature. The department aspires to produce graduates who can serve their country in the best way possible and become the basis for the development of Kurdish society in terms of culture and language, and to make the differences of language and ethnicity the main slogan of coexistence.
After completing the requirements of the major (Arabic Language and Literature), the student is expected to achieve the following learning outcomes:
General knowledge outputs:
Mental (cognitive) skills:
Practical or professional skills:
Communication and information technology skills:
The program teaches literature, grammar, phonetics, semantics, and rhetoric to students of the Arabic language, both theoretically and practically. The students learn about the Arabic language, the correct pronunciations of the language, correct expression, correct reading, and the ability to criticize and analyze.
Arabic language is used in teaching.