Department of Accounting

Accounting Department at Cihan University was established in 2013, and  has been developing ever since. This department accepts high school graduates of three tracks: scientific, humanities, and vocational. The admission to department is conditioned that students have enough knowledge of English, since all subjects are taught in English. In addition to that, students should know how to use the computer. All students admitted to  the  department will have to take an English language intensive course for two consecutive semesters in order to develop their English language skills. The department introduces Accounting knowledge according to International accounting Standards, accounting information systems, advanced financial accounting as well as electronic accounting packages. Study in this department consists of two Semesters per year for four years at the end of that Students will have gained a bachelor degree in Accounting Sciences which qualifies them to work in different Private and public economical sectors. 


Our mission is to offer high-quality accounting educational programs that are relevant to a diverse group of students. The Department of Accounting recognizes its role in the society by assisting students prepare for successful careers in the accounting profession. This Department also strives to advance accounting education and knowledge through basic, theory and applied research using Accounting Soft-ware Packages (Peach-Tree and Omega) in addition to Excel Balance Sheets, and other activities to promote valuable associations with business and professional communities. 


This department provides an exemplary accounting program at Cihan University- Dohuk that is recognized for its excellence in preparing students who are knowledgeable in the use of conceptual, theoretical and practical applications of financial and non-financial information to reach successful business solutions. The department also seeks to recruit and retains faculty members who high-quality research that benefits students and professionals .To prepare students for professional careers, the department plant to offer Master ’s degree in accounting within the next two years. The department also supports the teaching of many accounting subjects in other departments at the university. 


  1.  Preparing students at high theoretical and practical levels in accounting specializations, which goes with the process of economic development and the needs of the labour market in all public and private sectors.
  2. Enabling the students to command the modern technologies especially the computer and its uses in scientific fields related to the department specializations to guarantee an international scientific productivity
  3. Explaining to the students the latest developments of the specialization all over the world and developing the students desire to follow these latest developments after graduation
  4. Enabling the student to master the English language, because this language is the means of scientific and cultural communication with the world and it is a means of following the latest developments in the field of major.
  5. Developing the desire and abilities of the students to conduct the advanced scientific research and contributing to the development of the scientific research.
  6. Confirming that the graduates have acquired the ability to use the recent electronic systems in accounting and have the ability to meet the present and future needs of the market, which can guarantee outstanding future after graduation.

Department Contact Info

Department of Accounting

Building 2 Floor 2

+964 750 000 0000
[email protected]

8:30 am - 3:00 pm