International Summer School “Experience Iraq” 2022

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Join an international exchange from the 26th to the 29 June 2022 in Iraq 🇮🇶

Western Asian Development Institute (WADI) is inviting you to apply to the International Summer School “Experience Iraq” 2022.
In this event, participants will form a well-rounded perspective of Iraq and have their eyes opened by working closely with the Iraqi community and will meet like-minded people from all over the world. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the natural beauty and cultural richness of this fascinating country. Participants will take part in interactive workshops, cultural programs, team works, and tours to visit the beauty of Iraq. The workshops will cover Iraq’s history, culture, cuisine, arts, policy, and religion, as well as introduce how to plan a visit to Iraq.

This program is open to all interested applicants from around the world who want to break stereotypes created by the mass media against Iraq, and experience this misunderstood country as it really is.

Activities include
  • inspirational speeches,
  • group discussions,
  • interactive workshops,
  • cultural performances,
  • networking sessions,
  • and a city tour.

This youth event is a unique experience where we combine educational workshops with meeting new people while having fun and living epic moments.

Benefits of Participation
  • Opportunity to explore Iraqi culture and nature through immersive activities
  • Access to lectures by prominent international and Iraqi scholars and professionals, interactive discussions, and site visits
  • Opportunity to interact with people from diverse nationality and cultural backgrounds
  • Participants will be accommodated during the program at no cost
  • Full-board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and coffee breaks during the program for free
  • Guided tours in Baghdad
  • Delegation pack, gifts and souvenirs

Who can participate?

Citizens of 37 countries can get visas upon arrival in Iraq (European Union citizens, USA, UK, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, Switzerland, UAE, KSA, Iran, Bahrain, Qatar, Lebanon, Oman, Kuwait)


In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfil all of the following criteria:

  • Participants from any country are welcome to apply
  • There is no age limit for the program.
  • Able to communicate in English
  • Applicants should be able to cover international flights, visa fees and insurance if needed.

Event dates:

26-29 June 2022

Deadline to apply

15 May 2022


The venue is arranged to take COVID 19 measures into consideration and the event date is planned in line with international travel regulations of Iraq as the host country. The organisers will consider social distancing protocols at their best.

CONTACT DETAILS 🔍📧Application process

Step 1- Fill out the following form via the application link till 15 May 2022.
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Selected applicants will be informed via email.

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