How to Apply

How to Apply 

Accompanying documentation MUST include: 

  1. A 300-word statement of intent demonstrating intent to join the programme
  2. Letter of application supporting intention to enter the programme
  3. Detailed curriculum vitae
  4. Two color passport size photographs (name on the back and firmly stapled on letter of application without defacing the image)
  5. The original bank slip as proof of payment of a non-refundable application fee of Kenya Shillings (KES) 3,500/- or USD 45 payable to the account below:

    Kenya Shilling Account:
    Aga Khan University
    Account No.: 0503447001
    Bank name: Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited
    Branch: Parklands Branch, Nairobi, Kenya

    US Dollar Account:
    Aga Khan University
    Account No.: 0503447002
    Bank name: Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited

    General Information:
    Swift Code: DTKEKENA
    Bank Code: 063
    Branch Code: 005-Parklands
    Bank Address: P. O. Box 39694 - 00623 Parklands, Nairobi

  6. Certified copies of Medical School transcripts and degrees held.
  7. A copy of:
  • certificate of internship or clearance letter from medical superintendent of internship station
  • license from your country's medical and dental council/board or temporary license where applicable
  • annual Retention Certificate (applicable to those in practice for more than one year) or receipt as proof of payment of the same
All applicants meeting the required criteria will be expected to present themselves to a selection process including written tests (multiple choice questions and critical analysis exercise), panel interviews, informal interaction as well as clinical encounter the week beginning August 18, 2014. The Interview period will last approximately four days for those who will progress to the final stage.

Successful candidates will be expected to join the Programme at the beginning of January 2015.

Positions are filled on the basis of merit. Available AKU-funded positions are limited. However, individuals who meet the admission criteria and are sponsored by a government or non-government agency will also be considered for admission. The deadline for receiving applications is July 31, 2014. Applications should be forwarded to:

The Director
Postgraduate Medical Education

Aga Khan University
P.O. BOX 30270-00100
Nairobi, Kenya

For further inquiry, please email: