Sulaimani Technical College was established by a decision of the Council of Ministers No. (205) in 18th November 2003. Technical College of Engineering at that time, consists only of one department (Mechanical Engineering/ Welding Technology). In 2004, the department of Urban and City Planning Engineering was opened. At that time, this department was not only new to Kurdistan but also to Iraq and the Middle East. For the academic year (2005-2006), students were able to enroll in a new department which was the Communication Engineering department.