Dijlah University College obtained the approval of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to initiate the Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences.

The ministry supportively approved to launch the department with two stages (the first and the second), starting from the next year 2022-2023.

The ministry has set the number of students at 139, which will be implemented by Dijlah University College, completing the necessary requirements for the advanced stages of the department.