Join an Iraq-UK higher education dialogue

The British Council is inviting UK higher education institutions to connect with university leaders and Ministry of Higher Education senior officials from Iraq and discuss ways of developing an enabling environment for internationalisation and future co-operation.

The British Council in Iraq is co-ordinating with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Baghdad and six public universities in federal Iraq to understand priorities for international partnerships support connections with UK counterparts to discuss mutual and shared interests.

Potential priority areas for collaboration include:

  • medical sciences and engineering
  • improving teaching and learning (e.g. professional development for faculty, joint awards)
  • opportunities for early-career researchers
  • transnational education.

The dialogue event is aimed at senior leaders in global partnership development. Please include the names and roles of participants as part of the expression of interest.

After reviewing the expressions of interest, the full agenda will be shared with confirmed participants.

Eligibility: This opportunity is open to UK higher education institutions and universities.

Key dates

  • 10 May 2024: deadline for expressions of interest
  • 22-23 May 2024: event taking place at Park Plaza Victoria, London

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