The department of Persian Language and Literature was established in 2016 due to the needs of students and the University of Sulaimani. The department has three graduate batches. Currently, the department has 36 sophomores, 43 juniors, and 21 seniors.
Names of Heads of the Department since the date of foundation:
– Assistant Professor Dr. Shakhawan Jalal Haji Faraj (2016-2017)
– Assistant Lecturer Arkan Abdullah Mahmoud (2017-2020)
-Assistant Professor Dr. Adnan Abdulrahman Taha (2020 to date)-
Though there are many departments and specialties in our university that develop experts in different fields, yet this does not meet all the demands for other specialties. The existence of the Persian department is considered an important scientific opportunity for students who are interested in Persian language and literature.
This department is devoted to the language and literature of a nation that has its own dictionary, culture, language and literature. Moreover, Literary, scientific, religious, historical, etc. publications have been written in this language for more than a thousand years. Persian is considered one of the most important living languages in the world.
The department aims to teach Persian to non-Persian speakers. Learning Persian at the Persian Language Teaching Department is more than just a language course; it is also an opportunity for students to discover a country and its people. Learning Persian allows students to learn the language for everyday use, for their jobs, or simply for fun. The mission is not only to teach four main Persian language skills but also:
Upon the completion of their degrees, successful students will be able to:
In this department, teaching methods are used in accordance with the characteristics and prerequisites of the subjects. These include prepared lesson teaching methods, discussions, scientific trips, mind mapping, thought flow, and teaching technology.
All subjects are taught in Persian, with the exception of English, Arabic, Kurdology, and the primary subjects such as University Work Environment, Professional Skills, and Physical Education.