Founded in 1996 as the Foundation of Technical Institutions. Subsequently, many additional institutions and colleges were established in accordance with increasing public and community demand, and in 2012 it became Sulaimani Polytechnic University. SPU is a member of the International Association of Universities and the Association of Arab Universities. The main campus, consisting of 4 colleges and 2 institutes, is located in Sulaymaniyah city, while 6 colleges and institutions are located in the towns of Dukan, Kalar, Halabja, Chamchamal, and Darbandikhan. With an enrollment of over 15,000 students, SPU offers Bachelor and Diploma degrees from 6 technical colleges and 7 technical institutes, consisting of 72 undergraduate majors including Medical and Health, Engineering, Agriculture, Administration, Information Technology, Computer, and Applied Sciences. In addition, SPU offers postgraduate degrees comprising higher diploma, MSc and PhD. SPU provides graduates from a wide range of academic areas with the practical skills to compete in a technologically driven world. At SPU, there is a genuine community of faculty, staff, and graduates who are dedicated to motivating one another to achieve excellence academically, personally, and professionally.