The Syriac Department was established and inaugurated at the College of Education, Salahaddin University-Erbil on the 6th of December 2016. Mr. Kawther Najeeb Abdulahad Askar was the first Head of Department, and in the opening year 20 male and female students were accepted from Erbil and Duhok governorates.
This is the first and only Syriac department in Kurdistan Region. It studies the Syriac language and literature besides the history and heritage of the 'Chaldean Syriac As syrian' people. The department aims to graduate elite students who are capable of developing the Syriac language and teaching it at schools professionally. It further aims at opening higher studies and collaborating with other international universities in this respect.
Head of Department
Name: Kawther Najeeb Abdulahad Askar
Degree: M. Ed.
Scientific title: Asst. Lecturer
Specific Specialization: Semitic Languages
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