The Directorate was established in the date of establishing the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research according to article No. 132 for 1970 and its the nucleus (Directorate of Scholarships) in the Ministry of Education and being merged with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research later.
1-Department of Studies Abroad.
2-Department of Candidates studying Abroad.
3-Department of Cultural Relations.
4-Department of International and Arab Organizations.
5- Department of Evaluation and Equivalent Certificates.
6- Department of Informatics .