Aga Khan University is an autonomous and international institution that has the vision of serving and educating the developing Muslim world and society in a state-of-the-art way.
Prince Aga Khan IV the founder of the university, along with support from the Aga Khan Development Network established The Aga Khan University AKU in 1983. A medical school and teaching hospital spread on 65 acres was later launched by the A.K University.
The chartered university offers numerous academic services for the domestic and international students. The advanced and illustrious educational courses and worth praising academic services earn it the title of leading university in Karachi.
The main campus of Aga Khan University is located in Karachi. Over period of time AKU expanded itself. Additional campuses and training programs were developed in various parts of the world like UK, Afghanistan, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
Quacquarelli Symonds ranks the Aga Khan University Karachi campus among the top 185 universities of medicine in Asia. It is ranked as the top and finest medical school in Pakistan by the Higher Education Commission.
Aga Khan University is committed to the Nobel mission of developing human capacity through propagation of knowledge and application of the knowledge through services.
The students at Agha Khan University are prepared to assume constructive and exemplary leadership roles to reforms in our society.
Aga Kahn University is imparting education and delivering services from more than 30 years, around 14,000 students have graduate from AKU up till now. Its student body is relatively small, with around 2500 students enrolled.
To carry out their mission and to meet their aims and objectives AKU offers programs and qualifications of international standards. The education and research programs at AKU target to foster and develop leadership skills in individuals.
The undergraduate and graduate programs at AKU enable the students to make meaningful contributions in order to improve the quality of life.
The teachers at AKU teach the students to apply class room theory and academic research in problem-solving and challenging situations.
The research at AKU is carried out in diverse subjects such as health sciences, education and culture and society. The Aga Khan University is eminent for its research in the field of biomedical sciences. It contributes more than 50 percent of biomedical science research in Pakistan. AKU offers facilities for the researchers to publish articles in distinguished journals.
The well-organized infrastructure and modern campuses are a major attraction to students and staff. The AKU campus provides many services and facilities such as:
Remarkable sports and recreational complexes
Well-built and furnished tuition rooms and lecture halls
Comfortable and safe on-campus accommodation