The Al-Nahrain University is one the best universities in Iraq. It is located in the capital Baghdad and was established in 1987 under the name Saddam University. After the fall of Saddam Hussein, it has been renamed to Al-Nahrain University. “Al Nahrain” means The Two Rivers and refers to the Euphrates and the Tigris.
Al-Nahrain University has restrictive policies that allow only very intelligent students to attend in their courses. First, prospective students have to pass tests on different subjects. English and academic writing are always important part of the tests.