Bachelor in Education & Languages

(English – French)

LFU was licensed in September 2007 by the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG decree 2342). Classes are offered at the Bachelor and Master’s levels. The university is backed by foreign institutions, including the French state universities of Amiens (University of Picardie Jules Verne) and Nimes. It benefits from foreign programs and foreign teachers exchanges. LFU offers modern educational facilities located on its 50,000 sqm Erbil campus.


Objectives & Acceptance: the program builds on a number of social and language sciences to prepare high level professionals for the careers of teaching and training, especially in the fields of foreign languages (English – French). Besides developing the appropriate language skills and literary background, it arms the students with the various methodological tools that will allow the graduates to perform in various class environments and participate to the engineering of their teaching curriculum. Program prepares also for careers in Culture and Communication.



Acceptance: eligible students are those who have successfully completed their secondary studies and passed the Entrance Exam (records of school grades are required).

Duration: programs’ duration is 4 years. Courses are offered either in a Morning or in an Afternoon-evening section (subject to minimum enrollment requirements).

Graduation Rules: on a normal full-time basis, a student is expected to complete all the courses of each year of studies. He must have achieved a minimum average of 10 over 20 in each course and in all courses aggregated. Before graduation, 24 weeks of internship must have been completed.

Tuition & Fees depend on the nature of the degree prepared:

  • Local LFU degree: the 2011-12 tuition is set at $1,950 for the 1st year
  • Foreign + Local degrees: the2011-12 tuition is set at $3,100 for the 1st year

Martyrs' children benefit from a yearly aid of ID 500,000 (maximum $425).

Tuition is payable quarterly or monthly over the academic year. Yearly Global Tuition covers the program, the registration, as well as e-services fees, lab fees, and regular exam sessions. Other services are payable through fees detailed in the Student's Booklet.

Detailed rules & regulations are found in the Student Booklet.

Date: 09-Dec-2013
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