The Faculty of Agriculture was founded jointly with the Faculty of Natural Resources in 1991. In 2007, the Faculty of Agriculture separated from the Faculty of Natural Resources and commenced its academic teaching and research activities on an independent basis. It is currently one of the major providers of research in agricultural fields in the region. Both training and research are undertaken at the highest professional level and a wide range of agriculture-based scientific courses are offered to graduate and postgraduate students. The faculty’s mission is to develop resources and technology to provide contemporary and future needs of the agricultural sector of Kurdistan province, to advance and disseminate knowledge and to provide advice and guidance in the field of agriculture for sustainable economic development.
At present, the Faculty of Agriculture has over 1000 students and 69 full-time academic members of staff. The faculty has 28 laboratories including Soil Chemistry Laboratory, Soil Physics Laboratory, Plant Breeding Laboratory, Plant Pathology, Genetics Laboratory, Entomology Laboratory, Poultry Production Unit, Quail Production Unit, Dairy Cattle Production Unit. In addition, this faculty has four greenhouses and 50 hectares of agricultural research fields.
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Agriculture
The faculty has 8 departments, offering 12 undergraduate degree programmes and 24 postgraduate degree programmes
The below table lists all degree programs offered by the faculty.

List of Degree Programs

Department Degree Program Program(s)
Animal Sciences Animal Sciences BSc
Animal Breeding MSc, PhD
Animal Physiology MSc, PhD
Animal Nutrition MSc, PhD
Agronomy & Plant Breeding  Production and Plant Genetic Engineering (Agrotechnology & Biotechnology) BSc
Plant Genetic and Breeding MSc
Agroecology MSc
Agricultural Biotechnology MSc, PhD
Agronomy (Crop Physiology) PhD
Horticultural Sciences and Engineering Food Sciences & Technology BSc
Landscape Engineering BSc
Horticultural Sciences & Engineering BSc
Horticultural Sciences & Engineering: Fruit Trees MSc
Horticultural Sciences & Engineering: Vegetables MSc
Horticultural Sciences & Engineering: Medicinal Plants MSc
Horticultural Sciences & Engineering: Ornamental Plants MSc
Soil Sciences Soil Sciences & Engineering BSc
Soil Biology and Biotechnology MSc
Soil Physics & Conservation MSc
Soil Resources & Land Evaluation MSc
Agricultural Economics Agricultural Economics BSc
Agricultural Policy & Development MSc
Agricultural Extension & Education MSc
Plant Protection Plant Protection BSc
Agricultural Entomology MSc
Plant Pathology MSc, PhD
Water Sciences & Engineering Water Sciences &  Engineering BSc
Irrigation & Drainage Engineering MSc
Biosystems Engineering Mechanics & Biosystems Engineering BSc
Design and Construction MSc
Postharvest Technology MSc
Food Industry Machinery Engineering BSc
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