Al-Najaf Technical Institute was established in 1978 by the formal Iraqi Technical Education Authority founded in 1969. In 2014, it joined in Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University (ATU). The institution is now housed on the ATU’s Najaf Campus, which is 5 kilometers south of Najaf. The institution provides two-year full-time technical diploma degrees in a variety of fields of expertise, including engineering techniques, administrative and management techniques, medical techniques, and applied arts. In addition to its highly trained academic and technical personnel, the Najaf Technical Institute now contains various specialized and modern scientific facilities.