University of Basrah: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#3981 of 14,131 In the World
#1345 of 5,830 In Asia
#4 of 62 In Iraq
#1 of 3 In Basra
#655 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
uobasrah.edu.iq
Languages
Arabic;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate85%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment45,000
Full time employee957
Student:staff ratio47:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,425
Citations
17,046

University of Basrah majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
757 / 7,588
Engineering
730 / 7,440
Physics
512 / 5,628
Biology
494 / 3,253
Materials Science
413 / 4,924
Medicine
363 / 1,942
Environmental Science
361 / 2,285
Computer Science
197 / 642
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
94 / 392
Geology
85 / 279
Mathematics
78 / 221
Condensed Matter Physics
76 / 465
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
75 / 359
Horticulture
70 / 59
Automation and Control engineering
67 / 475
Organic Chemistry
62 / 519
Demography
61 / 345
Pharmacy
58 / 539
Radiochemistry
58 / 157
Animal Science
57 / 202
Optical Engineering
55 / 633
Ecology
53 / 507
Geography and Cartography
53 / 218
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
49 / 294
Chemical Engineering
49 / 481
Nutrition and Food Science
48 / 172
Hydrology and Water resources management
48 / 477
Botany
48 / 361
Zoology
44 / 167
Veterinary
44 / 163
Environmental Chemistry
40 / 197
Anatomy and Physiology
39 / 122
Inorganic Chemistry
34 / 621
Business
34 / 396
Blockchain and Cryptography
34 / 95
Microbiology
33 / 432
Electronic Engineering
33 / 372
Computer Networking
32 / 68
Physical chemistry
31 / 230
Nanotechnology
31 / 439

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 73
1992 20 74
1993 32 105
1994 10 68
1995 9 85
1996 6 89
1997 8 95
1998 7 79
1999 5 88
2000 9 86
2001 9 101
2002 15 132
2003 10 128
2004 8 171
2005 10 166
2006 11 188
2007 18 209
2008 24 254
2009 24 293
2010 56 298
2011 39 377
2012 56 478
2013 109 663
2014 103 902
2015 134 924
2016 169 1169
2017 182 1413
2018 247 1782
2019 372 2404
2020 412 3638
2021 539 4843

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$3,750
International students $500$3,750

The University of Basrah has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++++
Engineering | IT ++++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Bachelor's Degree Fine Arts, Medicine, Surgery, Veterinary Science
Master's Degree Business Administration, Economics, Fine Arts
Higher Diploma Engineering, Medicine
Doctorate Administration, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, History, Law, Medicine, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Veterinary Science

Notable alumni

  1. Raad Salam Naaman

    Raad Salam Naaman
    Born in
    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1959-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    writerteacher
    Biography

    Raad Salam Naaman is an Iraqi-born Spanish author, translator, academic and politician.

  2. Abdul Razzaq al-Issa

    Abdul Razzaq al-Issa
    Born in
    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1949-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Abdul Razzaq Abdul Jalel al-Issa is an Iraqi politician who served in different cabinet posts. He is currently Iraq's Minister of Higher Education.

  3. Majid al-Nasrawi

    Majid al-Nasrawi
    Born in
    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1966-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Majid Mahdi Abd al-Abbass al-Nasrawi is an Iraqi politician who was the Governor of Basra Province from June 2013 to August 2017.

  4. Dia al-Asadi

    Dia al-Asadi
    Born in
    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Dhiaa Najm Abdullah Al-Asadi is an Iraqi academic, politician and head of the Al-Ahrar Bloc in parliament, the second largest parliamentary bloc in the Iraqi Parliament after the 2014 Iraqi parliamentary election. The Al-Ahrar Bloc is considered a Sadrist Movement with cleric Muqtada al-Sadr as its spiritual leader.

  5. Luay Hamza Abbas

    Luay Hamza Abbas
    Years
    1965-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Luay Hamza Abbas is an Iraqi writer. He was born in Basra and studied at Basra University, completing a PhD in 2002. He now teaches literary criticism at Basra University. Abbas has published several volumes of short stories and one novel.

  6. Shirwan al-Waili

    Shirwan al-Waili
    Years
    1957-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Shirwan Kamil al-Waili or Shirwan Waili is an Iraqi politician and Minister of State for National Security in the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

General info

Alternative names UOB
جامعة البصرة
Founded 1964
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Motto And say: My Lord! Increase me in knowledge. (20:114)
Academic structure College of Medicine
College of Pharmacy
College of Dentistry
College of Veterinary Medicine
College of Engineering
College of Science
College of Agriculture
College of Education
College of Business and Economics
College of Law
College of Arts
College of Physical Education
College of Historical Studies
College of Fine Arts College of Nursing
Qurna Education College
Abolkaseeb Education College
Women Education College and Zubair Education College
Affiliations and memberships Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Location and Contacts

Address PO Box 49
Basrah, Basra
Iraq
City population 1,327,000
Phone +964 (1) 886 8520
Fax +964 (1) 886 8520

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