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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. 

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About

History

1983 - Former President of Pakistan presented the Charter of the University to the Chancellor, making it the first private international university in Pakistan

Education

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 coll​aboration and innovation inside and outside the classroom.​​ 

Research

Our research extends across diverse subjects: health sciences, education and culture and society. At the core of our mission is the desire to spearhead change for generations to come. Explore this site to discover how AKU faculty, scientists, educationists and students are engaged in impacting people, communities and societies for a better tomorrow.​​​

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
478 -5
2022
473
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

The University provides hostel facilities for over 800 students who live outside Karachi.  Hostel facilities include:

  • Single-bed, on-campus​
  • Shared room, on-campus
  • Shared room, off-campus
Since hostel space is limited, individuals offered admission to the University should apply for hostel space as early as possible.  The University makes every effort to accommodate requests but hostel space is limited.

Library services

The AKU global network of librarie​s supports stude​nts and faculty in their study, teaching and research needs. Our collections include books, current journals, back files of journals, education​al reports, audio/visual aids and digital media. We also provide access to online journals, books and other resources.​

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.

Sports facilities

The Sports and Rehabilitation Centre at the Stadium Road campus in Karachi ​offers various indoor and outdoor sports facilities of international standards. Membership of the Centre is open to all employees, alumni, students, volunteers, retired employees and trustees of the University​. Students automatically become members of the Sports Centre upon enrollment at AKU. 

Student clubs

AKU is home to 20+ student societies, clubs and committees, each with the power to empower you and transform your student life. These are friendly spaces where you can interact with your peers, discover common interests and develop new ones, find support and mentorship and, most importantly, have fun and make memories. ​

The Aga Khan University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for The Aga Khan University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
12 Mar 2024
CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarships for Postgraduate Professional Studies
Merit-based Need-based

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CIAPS 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
23 Nov 2024
Royal Geographical Society - Dudley Stamp Memorial Award in UK
Merit-based Need-based

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Royal Geographical Society
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for The Aga Khan University, visit our scholarship search.

Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

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