Hawler Medical University ranked in the top group of the...
On 9 January 2020, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research announced the results of the national university ranking (NUR-KRG) for the study years 2018-2019. Hawler Medical University has been ranked in the top group of the public universities in Kurdistan region together with 5... More detail
Universities Forum - Erbil 2019
Participation of dean of College of Health Sciences as representative of Hawler Medical University in Universities Forum - Erbil 2019, To strengthen universities’ participation in public life by Chawy Zanko Organization supported by National Endowment for  Democracy 23-12-2019   More detail
1st  Symposium on Communication in Higher Education
College of Health Sciences will held a symposium  on “communication in higher education” on 19/1/2020. Communication and Effective Teaching Communication in the academic environment and its influence on organizational climate of universities Oral Communication Skills in Higher Education:... More detail
Participation in foundation stone lying of Erbil Physical...
The participation of a delegation from our college consisting of the dean of the college and the head of the physiotherapy department in the project of the Erbil Physical Rehabilitation Center with the support of the ICRC on 20-12-2019 More detail
Celebrating our kurdish flag day at College of Health...
Celebrating our kurdish flag day at College of Health Sciences - Hawler Medical  University  in 17 December We should remember  this  day every year .. And a teacher “Xalat Kani” gave this poem.   ئه‌ى پێشمه‌رگه‌ ئه‌ى لاوى كورد ئه‌ى لاوى مه‌رد له‌ هه‌ركوێنه‌ گوێ بگرن لێم من دارى ئازادى... More detail
Assistant Professor Dr Dler Gallay’s interview
Assistant Professor Dr Dler Gallay’s interview at  AVA TV Channel, he discussed best ways for dealing with children.  More detail
A training workshop ended  by  Medical Microbiology...
A training workshop ended today 8/12/ 2019 for 4th year students of Medical Microbiology Department, College of Health Sciences.Organized by Dr Yasin Karim Director of MRC and Dr Salah Balaky Head of Medical Microbiology Dept on several aspects of Molecular Microbiology More detail
The department of Physiotherapy held a welcoming...
The department of Physiotherapy held a welcoming celebration for the student of the first year admitted to this department in the presence of the dean assistant, the head of the department and a number of lectureres. More detail
Dr Salah Tofik Balaky presented two seminars
Dr Salah Tofik Balaky presented two seminars on Sunday at 10:30 am on Evaluation of Invasive and Non-Invasive Methods for the Diagnosis of H. pylori in Dyspepsia Patients and  Survival analysis of patients with tuberculosis in Erbil, Kurdistan More detail
Visited for  Environmental Protection and Improvement Board
After sending the official letter from board to Hawler Medical University College about cooperation in the field of environment. On Thursday, 28-11-2019, a delegation from the Deanship of the College headed by Dean and head of departments and scientific units of the college visited the... More detail


The Directorate of Quality Assurance (QA):

The University's quality assurance procedures provide a framework within which its institutions can examine and enhance their teaching activities. Hawler Medical University (HMU) consists of a diverse society of students, academics, scientists and admin staff who are responsible for offering a high standard education in different areas.


The message of our quality assurance program is to assure students of the academic standards offered within the university. The purpose of the program is to create an environment in which members of the society believe in education, learning, and research processes of the higher education system in the HMU. Our Quality Assurance system helps to attain a high standard and developing them in a way so that they reach the standards of excellence for which international universities are renowned. Our alumnae are proud with degrees from HMU because they know that they have achieved the same quality as competitive universities elsewhere in the world. Our mission that needs attention and support students, academics, and administration staff to understand and practice activities in keeping with quality standards in the Hawler Medical University.


The vision of Quality Assurance at HMU team play a strategic role in implementing best practices to achieve positive outcomes for the Students and Alumni. Academic qualifications of the highest quality require fitness for purpose, effective management and employability of graduates, standardization of procedures and innovative teaching, learning and community engagements to keep the University competitive and sustainable in globalized education area.


To achieve the objectives of the university on issues relating to quality and academic accreditation. To strengthen efforts to move the university academically and professionally to the ranks of the best universities locally and regionally. To promote a culture of quality among members of the university. To monitor performance assessment and quality assurance of academic and administrative units and. To deliver high-quality information and services for research, data analysis, decision support, and strategic planning for institutional effectiveness.


  1. Checking and audit of the annual plan for scientific departments and colleges.
  2. Evaluate the Teacher scientific performance through TF and CME.
  3. Checking the course book and the textbooks prepared by the Teacher for the courses.
  4. SF for both the Teaching performance of the Subject and the Course Methodology.
  5. Evaluation of teaching performance through the Head of Department.
  6. Checking and encourage the Teacher to participate in the seminars, the Work Shop and the Conferences.
  7. Evaluation of the performance of the Head of the Academic Department through Teaching Staff and Dean of the College.

Since the year 2017, the Teaching Quality Assurance (TQA) process at  Hawler Medical University started to implement a paperless online system, instead of the paper-based system that was applied before.  Hawler Medical University adopted Continuing Professional Development

(CPD) and Moodle online system for Education to implement its paperless online system to assure a quality teaching/learning at  Hawler Medical University.


The quality assurance process at Hawler Medical University goes through three categories:


1-Student Feedback (SF):

The process of Student Feedback (SF) via online system.

Hawler Medical University, in terms of the significance of quality assurance process and systematizing QA processes, gave the chance to the students to give feedback through e-system. The process started on 2017 through the use online system. Hawler Medical University for the first time successfully conducted this process for both semesters.

2- Continuing Medical Education (CME):

The process of CME via online system.

Hawler Medical University, in terms of the significance of quality assurance process and systematizing QA processes, evaluated Continuing Medical Education (CME). The evaluation committee on 2017 at Directorate of Quality Assurance office, for the first time successfully evaluated CME through e-system process.

The CME scores requirement for teaching staff according to academic title is presented in the following table:

Academic title

Total required scores







Assistant professor








Assistant lecturer





In order to establish and implement CME in the universities and colleges, the Scientific Committees of these institutes will lay down a program periodically for the academic seminars. A list of seminars schedule must be submitted to the College Council at the beginning of each semester for approval. A copy of the list should be sent to the Directorate of Quality Assurance at the university presidency for review.

3-Teacher portfolio:

The process of Portfolio evaluation via QA online e-system.

Hawler Medical University, in terms of the significance of quality assurance process and systematizing QA processes, evaluated Teaching Assessment Portfolio (TAP). Evaluation of teaching performance through the Head of Department, Head of Quality Assurance & Dean of the college Health sciences.




Portfolio Evaluation Grade and Score











As a teaching staff at  Hawler Medical University, we are asking you kindly to read the content of this site carefully.  The Department Quality Assurance (DQA) is republishing the Handbook of the TQA that based on the Directorate of the teaching Quality Assurance at the Ministry of Higher Education guidelines.


Contact Information:

Amer Ali Khaleel, M.SC Clinical Immunology

Head of Quality Assurance

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QA Documents:

  1. Attendance sheet
  2. Course Book Template
  3. Documents of Quality Assurance Process - Course Book (Kurdish language)
  4. Documents of Quality Assurance Process - Teacher Portfolio
  5. Student’s feedback on the course (Kurdish language)
  6. Teachers portfolio assessment form.


CME Excel Sheet 2016-2017


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