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 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 introducing how to plan a visit to Iraq.

This program is open for 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

Citizens of 37 countries can get visa 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 fulfill all of the following criteria:

Participants from any country are welcomed to apply

There is no age limit for the program.

Able to communicate in English

Applicants should cover international flight, visa fees and insurance if needed.

Application process:
Step 1- Fill the following form via the application link till 15 May 2022.

https://bit.ly/iraqsummer or https://forms.gle/fV66grEBMWXaJRb49

Selected applicants will be informed via email.

Event dates: 26-29 June 2022

The venue is arranged taking 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 its best.
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