The work of the SUEUAA project has had six principal outcomes:

  1. Highlighting the important and challenging active role University of Duhok has taken and achieved in the fields of environment, agriculture,  health, city infrastructure development, gender, refugees and migration;
  2. The establishment of research collaboration on the environmental impact of conflict and landmine clearance with Duhok City Landmine department authorities. University of Duhok to plan for the establishment of Landmine Department within College of Education;
  3. Opened up of wider collaboration and awareness of the city authorities and NGOs projects with University of Duhok;
  4. Strengthened academic links with University of Glasgow and established more collaborations for staff and research student mobility exchange programs in the fields of Education, Science, engineering, medicine and life sciences. This has in particular occurred through the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility grant won by the University of Glasgow which has allowed 8 staff to visit Glasgow. These staff specialise in the field of Medicine, Chemistry, Structural Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Urban Geography and Finance. As a result of this, research collaborations have been established, in the fields of Infectious Diseases, Statistical studies of the effect of landmines on health, agriculture and economy, harvesting energy in the form of modern super capacitors in Chemistry and the development of batteries and membranes. Also, the treatment and recycling of waste material from building construction sites and reducing environmental pollution, and the study of the movement of the rural areas and communities to urban cities and its effect on the economy and social structure of the societies in the Kurdistan region are being covered in the exchanges, which started in July 2019;
  5. Established academic links and learned from the projects of the other universities in Asia and Africa taking part in our SUEUAA program;
  6. University of Duhok has obtained higher accreditation from Ministry of Higher Education in Kurdistan Region of Iraq in the field of collaboration with other international universities, such as Dortmund University in Germany, University of Malaya, University of Tehran, University of Sanandaj, Leicester University and University of Glasgow, and obtained international grants (for example, ERASMUS Mundus grants, DAAD (German) grants, a Fullbright scholarship in USA, and ERASMUS+ mobility grants) to support collaboration projects for cities and infrastructure programmes.