​​Why A​KU?


  • ​​A degree from the Aga Khan University will prepare you for a successful career and give you the opportunity to become leaders in your chosen field.
  • When you join us you will be a part of an international university where education transcends geographical boundaries and opens up a world of opportunities.
  • Our graduates are respected across the globe. They hold key positions in universities, hospitals, governments and non-government organisations.
  • The University is known for its quality in education, research, and the non-denominational, open merit-based admission policy; for our high quality faculty, dynamic learning environment and need-based financial assistance policy.​
  • Our student body is diverse and pluralistic, our alumni are global innovators and our faculty is renowned for both its ability to groom students to be trailblazers and for their pioneering work in the developing world.
  • In the countries in which we work, AKU is considered a leader in undergraduate and graduate level nursing, medicine and teacher education.
  • AKU maintains partnerships with several world renowned universities including, among others: in the USA, the University of California, San Francisco, and the University of Texas, Austin; in Canada, the University of Toronto, Western University, and the University of Alberta; and in Sweden, the Karolinska Institute.​