North America
North America

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF): UCSF and AKU signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in November 2009 to advance their common goal of promoting equitable human advancement and social justice in less privileged parts of the world. The agreement was signed in Sacramento by Haile T. Debas, MD, executive director of Global Health Sciences at UCSF, and AKU President Firoz Rasul, in the presence of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and chancellor of AKU.

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin): Signed a MOU with AKU in April 2008 in the area of Muslim Histories and Cultures. The agreement includes research collaborations, special events and lectures, secondary teaching training programs, and faculty and student exchanges. The agreement was signed by William Powers Jr., President of The University of Texas at Austin, and Firoz Rasul, president of Aga Khan University in the presence of Texas Governor Rick Perry and His Highness the Aga Khan, the founder and chancellor of AKU.

McMaster University: Signed a MOU with AKU in November 2008 to address common objectives in the sciences - health and social, humanities and business. The Memorandum was signed by McMaster University President Dr. Peter George and President Firoz Rasul of the Aga Khan University, in the presence of Canada's Minister of International Cooperation, The Honourable Beverly J. Oda and His Highness the Aga Khan, the Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network and Chancellor of AKU.

University of Alberta: Signed an MOU with AKU and its affiliates of the Aga Khan Development Network (namely AKTC and UCA).  The collaboration between the two universities builds on an initial agreement signed in June 2006 on academic and scientific cooperation together with Alberta Health Services and has focused on faculty development, research and professional training.

University of Calgary: Research collaboration on teacher education and a development project on the use of ICT in teaching and learning in EA.

University of Ottawa :Professional development of medical faculty in ophthalmology and orthopaedics.​