Founded in 1996 as Foundation of Technical Education Sulaimani (FTES). Restructured to Sulaimani Polytechnic University in 2012 by a ministry decision from the Council of Ministers,Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The University currently comprises 13 Institutes and Colleges. The main campus is located in Sulaimani city, others are in the towns of Dukan, Kalar, Halabja, Chamchamal and Darbandikhan. and Khanaqin.SPU offers a variety of major areas of studies including Engineering, Health and Medical Sciences, Agriculture, Computer Science, ICT and Business Administration leading to Technical Diploma ,Bachelor and Master degrees.
- Academic year: Sept to Dec, Jan to June
- Requirements: Baccalaureate for first year entry
- Students allowance: Co-ed