The aim of NUR is to provide a more impartial comparison of KRG Universities in terms of teaching, scientific activities, and infrastructure.

Selection of Universities

The universities in KRG are ranked based on two groups:

  1. Public Universities Group

  2. Private Universities Group

both Universities groups are evaluated, assessed and ranked based on the same ranking criteria, weight, and scale.


NUR Criteria/Weight

With NUR, the universities in KRG are ranked according to a particular set of criteria and assigned specific weights;

  1. Academic Staff (8%)

  2. Scientific Research (38%)

  3. International Activities (13%)

  4. Student Satisfaction (3%)

  5. Quality (28%)

  6. Cultural and Community Activities (7%)

  7. Library (3%)

The total weight is (100%).

NUR Criteria & Weights - Universities-2021.pdf