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The Aga Khan University

 Aga Khan University is a unique hybrid: an institution of academic excellence that is also an agent for social development. A leading source of medical, nursing and teacher education, research and public service in the developing world, the University prepares men and women to lead change in their societies and to thrive in the global economy. 

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)



 At AKU, our programmes help students become thoughtful and resilient leaders. Anchored in academic rigour, we emphasise participatory learning, diversity and small class sizes to foster collaboration and innovation inside and outside the classroom. 


The Office of Research and Graduate Studies is the central coordination entity which supports the overall vision of the University to conduct research that contributes to the global body of knowledge and advances public policy in response to the real needs of communities and people in the developing world.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

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Medical services

This Student Health Services Plan is applicable for full time students enrolled in programmes in the Aga Khan University (AKU), Pakistan only. The Student Health Services Plan at AKU provides medical cover for day-to-day problems to the students and enables access to medical aid in emergencies during their educational period at AKU. For this purpose a team of health care personnel is in place.

Student Life

Campus life

 As an international university spanning several countries and three continents, you can choose to study at campuses in Pakistan, East Africa and the United Kingdom.

Student clubs

 The University’s Student Experience Network provides programming and services that seeks to advance academic success, to develop our students as leaders and mentors and to inspire students to make life-long positive contributions to society. In responding to our student needs, the Student Experience Network is responsible for helping the diverse body of students across the University’s campuses

Student Reviews

I as a World Saviour
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was all good in the begining i didnt know about Biotechnology, But when i started taking interest i explore more about it. Actually I'm doing Bs from Dow University Of health Sciences but i couldn't able to find it in the option so i marked Agha Khan Unversity.If i only talk about my field its very much interesting B'cuz we as a biotechnologist saving World.If talk...

from ground to sky
safi ullah rated 5 out of 5 stars

it was a good experience to study in the Bacha khan university charsadda i have learn alot there they have good co-operative staff it is one of the best institute in kpk for research students after alots of dificulties we face after terrorist attack on our university 23 people were killed in this attack. after this attack the whole students were psycological effected on...

Skill in Public Health Management
Muhammad Naeem rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have a good experience in public health managemet and experience in emergency programs. I have worked in Polio program with WHO, EPI and disease Surveillance with govt.of Balochistan and experience in Hepatitis C management with MSF.

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