The College of Veterinary Medicine at Sulaimaniyah Governorate was established in 1995 after re-establishment of Sulaimani University in 1992, realizing the urgent need of adequate protection for livestock in the governorate from contagious diseases.

The first class graduated in 2001 and the total number of graduates to date is 388. 

Today, the College of Veterinary Medicine at Sulaimani University consists of 5 departments, about 233 veterinary students, 6 MSc students, 32 staff members and 21 technical and administrative employees.