Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Pathology, University of Nottingham, England, United Kingdom, 2007 - 2011.

Thesis title: Fungicide Resistance And Efficacy for Control Of Pyrenophora teres And  Mycosphaerella graminicola On Barley and Wheat. Supervised by: Dr. Stephen Rossall.

Master in plant pathology, Salahaddin University, Erbil, Southern Region of Kurdistan (Iraq), 2000-2003.

Thesis title: Epiphytotic and control of chickpea blight caused by Ascochyta rabiei in Erbil province. Supervised by assistant professor Yaqoub Issac Elia.

Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences – Plant Protection, 

University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq, 1984-1990 (Note: two years out of classes).