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IICAH participants entering the Institute
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The Iraqi Institute for the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage (IICAH) occupies a 22,745 square foot building in central Erbil, a just below the 8,000-year-old Erbil Citadel. Formerly the Erbil Central Library, It was generously made available, rent free, by the Governor of Erbil. The building was completely renovated in 2009 with funding totaling $2.5 million provided by the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government to provide classroom, laboratory and dormitory space for IICAH. Staff from the University of Delaware, Winterthur Museum, and the Walters Art Museum and the National Park Service worked in partnership with the Governor's Office to design and develop a well-equipped training institute where modern concepts in cultural and historic preservation could be taught. The KRG provides utilities, support staff (security, IT, housekeeping, etc.) and maintains the facility.
The Institute, located within a walled compound with a manned security gate, now includes:
Because IICAH draws students from throughout Iraq, dormitory space was incorporated into the facility to provide a safe, economical environment and the opportunity to develop close relationships with colleagues.
is a rapidly growing city with a population of over
1.6 million, significant international investment and booming construction for
new hotels, shopping malls, apartments, and offices. The new Erbil
International Airport opened in 2010 and has direct flights to Frankfurt,
Vienna, Istanbul, Amman, Dubai and several other cities. Although the war against ISIS has
created security issues elsewhere in Iraq, conditions in Erbil and the rest of
the Kurdish area have remained stable.
There is a strong expat community and foreigners can walk freely on the
streets, shop in regular stores, and eat in local restaurants