Khyber Medical University, KMU, is a public research university established in January 2007. The university is located in the capital city of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa Province .Peshawar.
It comprises several constituent colleges, undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental institutes and various other allied health sciences educational centers. The university aims to establish a multi-dimensional Health care environment which encompasses all the four elements of health i.e.
KMU is offering courses in almost every genre of health-care education like MBBS, BDS, Physical therapy, nursing and public health; moreover the university is also conducting certificate programs in various health related courses.
Khyber medical university is also offering functional scholarship and financial aid programs to needy and high achieving students. The university has also signed MOU with central Lancashire Preston UK. This memorandum of understanding MOU is signed to carry out research collaboration through exchange of ideas, skills and techniques. This can help to resolve the academic as well as professional problems of mutual interests.
Khyber Medical University is one of the modern Medical Universities in Pakistan, established in 2007 through Khyber Medical University Act 2006 (KPK Act No. 1 of 2007).KMU has 40affiliated colleges and institutes. The number of enrolled students are continuously increasing as new disciplines in health care are constantly being introduced.
Besides, MBBS, the University is now offering masters in Nursing, Physiotherapy and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, MPhil in basic sciences and high-standard PhD programs. The Institute of Public Health& Social Sciences is also offering masters as well as PhD programs.
KMU has an established Institute of Dental Sciences offering BDS program The idea of Khyber Medical University Institute of Dental Sciences Kohat, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KP), was conceived by the competent authority of Khyber Medical University (KMU).The dental wing of KIMS is established in January, 2013, with 50 students to provide oral and dental health facilities to the community in KPK districts and the adjoining tribal areas –from Dera Ismail Khan to Kohat. In mid 2014, the dental wing became an independent entity, named as Khyber Medical University Institute of Dental Sciences (KIDS) Kohat.
The Infrastructure of KMU is in a process of development and with every new program the university is striving to provide every infrastructure facility to its enrolled students. The HEC digital library can be accessed to use resources for learning. Furthermore, students are encouraged to take part in the extracurricular activities to remain fit and healthy with a healthy mind. The following societies of the students are actively working at KMU, like literary society, Sport society and Social Welfare Society.
KMU is in a mission to serve humanity by utilizing international standard medical knowledge and research .It is committed to provide state of the art medical education to its students as well as KMU is determined to craft diagnostic, therapeutic and ethical skills among students that will make them the perfect doctors, professionals and most importantly better human beings.
The university has a set vision to create comprehensive learning and teaching opportunities for both teachers and students in a academically free environment where interactive learning methodologies are applied to seek the respective curriculum..The university is working hard to develop state of the art assessment techniques that can flawlessly evaluate learning skills and behavioral issues of the students. Moreover, this platform is delivering a supporting environment to promote life- long health care learning and development of enhanced technical capabilities. The constituent or affiliated institutes provide a collaborative stage for the students to share their learning and talents. Furthermore, here students are advocated about health policies evidence-based clinical practice and efficient health care execution.