Welcome to the International University of Kuwait (IUK). We are always thrilled to see our website visited by candidates and stakeholders interested in quality education. Our strategy is marked by a quality-oriented vision and an ambitious roadmap driving our institution to lead higher education by delivering leaders and socially responsible graduates. Our educational philosophy is student-centered and focuses on achievable outcomes dynamically derived from industry requirements. Our 21 academic programs have been carefully selected through rigorous market studies to reflect the current and future job demand.
We pride ourselves with hosting a constellation of academic and administrative staff equipped with the knowledge and competencies required to prepare our graduates to future markets and inspire them to succeed in bringing about the welfare and prosperity of the society. The principles and ethical values at IUK are exemplary and actively applied to instill the culture of patriotism and world social responsibility. You will be receiving a great welcome when you visit our campus where you will enjoy the vast vibrant spaces and wealth of facilities varying from state-of-the-art laboratories to extracurricular student clubs and lounges. Our spacious landscape hosts an assortment of areas including sports courts, shaded parking spaces, and green fields in addition to zones allocated for future programs and facility expansions.
Our doors are and shall be always open to our precious candidates whether those graduating from high school or continuing students and parents. We shall make your dreams to shape your future true and strive to offer you support, during your studies and beyond your graduation, to ensure an outstanding success in your career as leaders and active participant in the achievement of the future vision of Kuwait 2035.
With best wishes
Prof. Mohamad J. Terro
Dr. Barakat A. Al-Hudaiban
Message From Chairman
On Behalf of the International University of Kuwait (IUK), I extend a warm welcome to all! IUK was established to provide outstanding higher educational services and commenced its operations in 2021 with a vision to be the leading higher education institution and a beacon for disseminating knowledge and technology across the country and region.
This ambitious plan is supported and guided by a board of trustees committed to excellence and a senior executive team with a vast experience in higher education. The IUK model is underpinned by distinguished governance systems, academic excellence & innovation, spacious facilities, community outreach, and industry partnership. We have provided adequate infrastructural facilities for student learning & training to better prepare our graduates for responsibilities as good citizens of the country.
For that, IUK aspires to provide a unique educational experience and student life that shall inspire our students and equip them with the needed skills and knowledge to be leaders and key players in local and regional markets.
To be a premier and leading university in Kuwait and the region, promoting innovation and academic excellence, contributing to educational and sustainable economic development in Kuwait and the GCC region.
IUK is one of Kuwait's leading institutions for higher education. IUK offers accredited degrees and world class professional development opportunities.
No One Fights Alone
IUK students put their hands together and planned a Breast Cancer campaign for spreading awareness among students. One to one consultation sessions were arranged by Dr. Karima and assisted by students of Volunteering Club, who actively participated and distributed brochures, flowers, chest pins and chocolate to all students
Welcome Home, Pioneers !
It doesn’t feel any better than welcoming our new and returning students. We kicked off the fall semester with a warm welcome event and a range of weeklong activities, that included food & beverages, music, art and many more. Students were also introduced to the 23 clubs and were given full guidance and support for a successful start to the fall semester..
International Conference on Innovation and Digital Transformation in education IUK 2022
Identify digital transformation strategies in the educational field and address their challenges.
Identify the educational digital divide in different societies and the means to reduce it.
Developing quality standards in creative education in light of digital transformation.
Learn about global experiences in digital transformation in education.
Preparing modern development programs for teachers.
Explore the prospects of scientific research and the role of digital transformation in higher education.
TEFL Kuwait Conference bridges English language communities
Headed by Ms. Rana Khan, the Academic Coordinator of the Foundation Unit at Algonquin College, TEFL Kuwait, an IATEFL Associate (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language), is a non-profit organization of teachers of English as a foreign language that continuously strives to improve the teaching and learning of English in Kuwait and the region. In addition to providing expertise, resources, and a voice on issues related to English language teaching, it is committed to advancing the profession through collaboration, cutting-edge research, and peer-to-peer knowledge exchange. The goal of the organization is to encourage professional development, participation, and leadership at the local, national, and international levels so as to promote intercultural understanding and effective cross-cultural communication.
The Second International Conference on language, Education, Business and Technology was held on Friday and Saturday 10-11/02/2023 at the premises of IUK and was attended by many dignitaries including the President of IUK, Prof. Rawda Awwad, the President of KCST, Prof. Khaled Albegain, the Vice President of Algonquin College, Prof. Amany Alhajjy, the Chair of the English Department at KCST, Ms. Ruba Najia, Vice President of the College of Aviation technology in Kuwait, Ms. Abeer Aljeeran, Chair of the English Foundation Unit at Box-Hill College, Ms. Sosil Somokian, among others. It hosted a group of professional and world-renowned plenary speakers such as Dr. Thanassis Rikakis, former provost of Virginia Tech, Sara Akbar, CEO of Kuwait Energy, Dr. Arezou Harraf, Vice Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce, Caroline Allums the Natterhub’s Co-Founder among many others. The conference offered members an educational forum to network and communicate by sharing insights, discussing trends and issues, hosting workshops, and building connections with other professionals within specialized fields. It was attended, organized, and promoted by the Conference Chair, Dr. Amal Alleithy, also working as the Chair of the English Department at IUK. Together with her efforts to organize the conference as part of her duties in the TEFL Kuwait Organization, she also gave an informative session titled “Mapping CLOs in OBE-Syllabi” to get educators informed about the outcome-based education philosophy adopted by IUK.
TEFL 2023 Album
6th National Championship for Debates
December 4 2022
The International University of Kuwait (IUK) is the winner of third place in the 6th National Championship of Debate hosted by the Australian University in Kuwait. The competition had 18 teams of participants, representing universities from across the country. The IUK team demonstrated exceptional debating skills and strategic thinking, earning them a well-deserved spot on the podium. This accomplishment is a testament to the dedication and hard work of the IUK debate team and their coaches. It is also a testament to the strength of the university's communication and critical thinking programs, which help students develop the skills needed to succeed in a variety of fields.
IUK 2nd Cultural Week
The International University of Kuwait (IUK) hosted its 2nd Cultural Week on 3rd December till 7th December 2023 at IUK.
Our creative students made us travel around the globe, within IUK’S campus, to celebrate diversity and provide knowledge about various cultures; they represented 24 different countries, decorating their booths with cultural props, traditional costumes, and educational boards.
Fun and festivity were all around with cultural performances highlighting traditional dances and songs from various countries, along with food & beverage stations, daily contests, and prizes.
As part of our continuous endeavors to attract the local youth talent, IUK's team welcomed candidates to its spacious booth, well located at the center of the Arena, and introduce them to IUK's values, culture, and the vacant opportunities in all departments.
Visit of the President of Mazoon University to IUK
February 8 2023
Mazoon College is a private academic institution that has operated under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education since 1999. It was established to provide higher education nationally and internationally in different fields.
The College gives high school graduates, international students, and employees the chance to gain the educational skills and the high technology to cope with the ever-changing modern development. The College, from its first establishment, has made firm steps towards the qualitative development of its performance to provide prestigious services. It is also aware of the need to conduct full review and continuous evaluation of its progression. It always seeks to provide itself with high quality academic and administrative staff and the addition of new majors required by the community and to develop its already existing capabilities.
Asian Arabic Debating Championship
Part of the participation of the debate team in the Asian Debate Championship. The debate team consists of a group of distinguished students in various majors of the university
International University of Kuwait support student competitions and activities, especially the debate league, which works to promote a culture of dialogue, acceptance of other opinions and open discussion, and emphasizes constructive dialogue among young people away from quarrels.