Northern Technical University
Technical Institutes were firstly established in 1969, where it was linked administratively with Baghdad university. In 1972, the Establishment linked to the Ministry of Higher education and scientific research where it embraced only five institutes and all of them were located in Baghdad. In 1988, the name was changed into the foundation of technical institutes and institutes of health professions were added. In 1993, technical Colleges were founded to satisfy country’s need for technical staff at the level of bachelor. In 2001, the name was changed to foundation of technical education to include technical colleges and institutes. In 2014, the foundation of technical education was subdivided into four technical universities as following:
2) Middle Technical University
3) AL-Furat al-awsat Technical University
4) Southern Technical University
From here was the establishment of NTU.
Northern Technical University (NTU) : It is a specialized university that keeps on markets’ needs and renewable requirements. NTU qualifies thousands of students and rises their scientific productive skills. NTU has several scientific departments and branches like (Engineering, Agriculture, Administrative and medical). Consequently, it is considered as a scientific edifice that grants technical diploma, bachelor and master degrees. the university covers study requirements for both theoretical and practical sides with supervision of professional technical lecturers and staff from university technicians and engineers. Finally, the university embraces four specialized Colleges and five technical institutes distributed in the northern area of Iraq.