About Office of Research and Graduate Studies

​About Us

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies is the central coordination entity for research at AKU 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.

The Office facilitates research that enhances the knowledge-building environment at AKU by:

  • Facilitating the dissemination of grant funding information to all University researchers
  • Supporting researchers through the process of preparing grant applications
  • Ensuring that research at AKU meets the highest ethical and quality standards through open transparent processes

Contact Information

Office of the Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
Aga Khan University
P.O. Box 3500, Stadium Road,
Karachi 74800, Pakistan
Tel: +92 21 3493 0051, Ext. 4912
Fax: +92 21 3493 4294, 3493 2095
Email: research.office@aku.edu​

Research Helpdesk

The Office of the Dean of Research and Graduate Studies has established a helpdesk facility for researchers across AKU. The helpdesk provides a gateway for queries on research-related matters. Queries are properly attended to, logged and followed up.
Please call +92 21 3493 0051, Ext. 4111
Time: From 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm​ to 5:00 pm (local Karachi time)
Days: Monday through Friday.