August 8th, 2019, Dr. Fatih CURA, Dean of Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics and Karwan T. Rashid, Reseach Assistant & International Conference Coordinator in the Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, visited John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. FASE team welcomed by Associate Dean of JMSB, Prof. Sandra Betton and Andy Lang, Director of International Relations Office.

Concordia University is ranked as one of the best young universities throughout the world. (

The Young University Rankings of 2019, conducted by Times Higher Education, took 351 universities throughout the world that were fifty years or younger and ranked them through a variety of factors including industry income, research, and teaching. The Canadian university that ranked the highest was Concordia University. Concordia University, which is located in Montreal, Quebec, was founded back in August 1974, which only makes the university forty-five years old.

August 10th, 2019, FASE delegation visited Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada. Professor Dr Prosper Bernard Business UQAM & Chairman and Professor Dr Michel Plaisent director of the MIS program warmly welcomed delegations of Tishk International University.

During the meetings,  Dr Fatih Cura presented an introductory video of TIU and delivered a short message about the history of TIU as a best private university in the Kurdistan Region and overall IRAQ. He introduced TIU faculties and facilities by watching a short promotion video of TIU. The delegation had a discussion mentioned the range of annual scientific programs and social activities performed by TIU staff and students. It was an optimistic discussion that Dr Fatih Cura stated several future collaborations and signing the memorandum of understanding (MOU) in the nearest future with JMSB, UQAM and Tishk International University. JMSB and UQAM administrators were eager to enhance future education and research collaborations with TIU among many areas of student and staff exchange, and research opportunities and possible joint programs among each other.