The College of Sciences is considered as the scientific pulpit for the University of Diyala, and it was founded in 2001 as part of the expansion which happened at the University. The College aims to provide effective, and scientifically and practically distinguished cadre to promote the movement of the scientific research and encourage the creative research in order to be highly efficient in the performance of their scientific and professional mission, and to be able to actively participate in nation-building, in addition to providing our students with the scientific expertise which is relevant to the their disciplines to enable them to apply that in the real life.
At the beginning of its establishment, the college was consisting of only two departments, Department of Biology and the Department of Mathematics and then three departments were established (Computer Sciences, Physics and Chemistry), and finally the Department of Petroleum Geology and Minerals was established. The college adopts the semester’s system at the departments of Biology and computing and the annual system at the other departments. The night studies have been established in two departments (Biology and Chemistry) for this academic year (2013-2014). The college has a range of modern and sophisticated scientific laboratories together with a number of administrative, technical and service units.