The Marine Science Center is the only center in Iraq which specializes in marine sciences. It offers scientific research services and consultation to both local establishments and the private sector. The Marine Science Center aims to provide the best service to the community and all who share interests and who benefit from an accurate diagnosis of needs and future expectations in the field. Also, it offers qualified, supportive, and interactive response for their needs by facilitating access to all university processes and services (educational, research, consultation and management).
The Marine Science Center strives to become distinguished among Iraqi, Arab and international research centers, colleges and universities in the scientific and academic fields for the kind of services it offers.
In the future, the MSC intends achieve ISO 9001 certification (following standards published in 2000) using the ISO guide and with the academic approval of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
The MSC fosters a professional culture among academics and employees and seeks to spread this culture across all educational, research, and service fields at the university. The MSC seeks to expand the horizons of all its academics and employees through this philosophy.