About SIAF

Swedish-Iraq Academic Forum (SIAF)

SIAF is a  non-profit professional organization officially registered in Gothenburg, Sweden. It is open for individuals residing in the Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Norway, Sweden), who are engaged in science, engineering or a related academic field. Our forum is also open for Iraqi academics who are active in Iraqi universities.


The organization objectives are:

  • To promote the application of science and technology for the general welfare of society.
  • To foster the cooperation of international science communities especially among the Scandinavian countries and Iraq.
  • To serve the majority of Iraq-Scandinavian Scientists, Engineers and students and help them to develop their full career potential.


The main mission of our organization is to export Swedish high quality knowledge and to establish a strong research community between Sweden and Iraq.

For members we aim to provide a platform where they can meet, exchange experiences, learn from each other, develop their full potential, create more cooperative researches and make their research life more successful.


  • Annual Meeting & Local Chapter Meeting
  • Online Seminars and workshop for knowledge sharing between Sweden and Iraq
  •  Symposia/Workshops
  • SIAF Young researcher award to promote scientific research in Iraq


  • 200 Kroner for Regular Members
  • Free for Graduate and Undergraduate Students
  • Free for SIAF Honorary Members