AUIS was established in 2007 to be a catalyst for innovation in higher education in the country.  
The Mission and Core Values of the University are centered around creating a cadre of graduates who have the knowledge and skill set needed for success. 
The Board of Trustees of the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani is a self-perpetuating body that establishes policies for, and has oversight of, the University and its management and operations....
  Our campus sits atop a hill overlooking the city of Sulaimani and its grounds accomodate the social and educational needs of the AUIS community.
The President's Office is the headquarters of the University and manages its academic and administrative operations i
Quality Assurance measures at AUIS work to ensure high levels of academic standards and institutional performances.
The University enjoys memberships in the following international bodies.
The University has established partnerships with the following universities.