Architectural Engineering Department

Architectural Engineering Department

Department of architectural engineering at Salahaddin University-Erbil is proud to be the home of nearly 350 students studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It is located at the campus of the College of Engineering. The department grants BSc. Architecture after a 5 years program including a graduation project in year 5, MSc. Architecture after a 2 years program including graduation thesis, and PhD Architecture after 3 years program including a graduate research thesis.

Since it is the establishment in the academic year 1993- 1994, the department provided hundreds of qualified architects that serve Erbil city in particular and Kurdistan region in general.

Head of Department 

Name:               SALAHADDIN YASIN BAPER

Birth Date:        04/12/1970              

Place of Birth:  ERBIL

Degrees:   B. Sc in Architecture/University of Technology/1993

                 M.Sc. in Architectural Technology/University of Technology/2001.

                 PHD  in Architectural Theory and History USM, Malaysia/2011.

Professional Title: Head of Architectural Engineering Department/College of Engineering Salahaddin University -Erbil

 Professional Careers:

IRAQI Engineers Union /Baghdad-ID. No. 70457

United Nation Development Programme /ID No.02/510

Kurdistan Engineers Union/Erbil – ID .No. 1636.


B.Sc. Architectural engineering 1993, Architecture Department-University of Technology

Master of Science in Architectural Technology /University of Technology/2001.

Philosophy of Doctorate in Architectural Theory and History(USM) /2011

*Academic Experience since 1993 in Architectural Engineering Department /College of Engineering/University of Salahaddin .



The department of architecture strives to use design thinking and creative problem solving to address the issues faced by buildings, cities, and societies . We integrate this approach into how to teach students, the research outputs, and the services that we provide to local societies. The department is trying to prepare the graduates to actively participate in the design and construction of various building typologies in the Kurdistan, and respond to change in the local, national and international communities.

This is achieved through five year learning, working and practicing to cover architecture development needs by designing realistic projects in the city during the study periods.


Architecture Department aims to be a reliable source for all Architects in Kurdistan.

Giving  academic strength to our Students to obtain specific disciplines.

Connecting Architecture department to a future futuristic Architecture development through a valuable teaching methods.

Academic Staff

Kindly find in the link below the architecture curriculum for the BSc program.

Architecture curriculum





Freehand Hall


Computer Lab


Architecture Library


Exhibition space

Architecture hall


Provided below are some resources that fifth year students can use for their final year project:

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