Education

The Medical College in East Africa is at the forefront of building a new academic community pr​oviding outstanding health p​rofessional education, building strong programmes of research that support graduate students and postdoctoral training, as well as offering programmes and services that are relevant to, and have an impact across East Africa.

We have the distinct advantage of being part of an over one hundred year history of service to the East African community through the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) that includes a broad range of community development and healthcare delivery services across East Africa. In addition, we are transforming the quality of health care in the region via the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi where we are building a Faculty of Health Sciences campus clo​sely integrated with the broader health care delivery system of the AKDN.

The university has excellent international partners who provide great strength and opportunity for our growth as an academic health system stretching across East Africa.

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The AKU is focused on building quality public-private partnerships with government that serve to increase quality and access and provides our students with relevant learning environments. ​​


Residency 

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Our Master of Medicine programmes are  offered at both Nairobi and Dar es Salaam Campuses. Students may choose to enroll in any of the nine different residency specialities.

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​​​​​​​​​Fellowships

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Our Fellowship programmes seek to train academically oriented leaders in clinical care and investigation.  The university currently offers fellowship programmes in  Cardiology and in Infectious Diseases.​​

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Internships

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Our Internship programme is aimed providing high quality training in both clinical and non-clinical areas, to enable interns consolidate knowledge and skills acquired during medical school training.