Over the course of the past 26 years, Aga
Khan University has not only flourished but has also become a valued and
trusted partner of governments, international agencies and other
universities who share our strong belief inthe potential of human
capital, ingenuity and enterprise to build communities and improve
At every level of our administration and
faculty, we are deeply committed to the development of human potential
through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge. Each day, we seek
to embolden people of the developing world to guide their own destinies
and to contribute to the global community.
AKU was established to develop the leaders of
tomorrow. Year after year, we continue to draw upon various cultures to
teach critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making.
Ultimately, it is the powerful force of pluralism that promotes
intellectual openness, tolerance and increased understanding between
people of different societies.
Over the years we have established a growing
reputation for our problem-based research and for the quality and
innovation of our programmes. But perhaps most importantly, we continue
to achieve our goal of being an agent of change in the developing