University Centre, Nairobi 

Our new University Centre houses our academic units and a wide range of health education and graduate professional programmes. It is also home to supportive and ancillary facilities.

The distinctive 37,500 sq m building has two blocks, the North Tower and the South Tower, connected via an atrium bridge. It is designed by the internationally renowned architecture firm, Payette, the designers of buildings for Harvard, MIT, Princeton and Columbia. 

The University Centre is located on 3rd Parklands Avenue, off Limuru Road.



Introducing our Charter and the University Centre in Kenya

Hear from our faculty about the significance of the charter in Kenya and the new University Centre in Nairobi.​​​


Addr​ess by the Chancellor

His Highness the Aga Khan accepted the charter from the Kenyan government and outlined AKU's plans to continue to raise standards in healthcare and education across the country.​​


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Addr​ess by 

the K​enyan President

Kenyan President reflected on the University's impact in Kenya and called on the University to continue to help address the country's most pressing challenges.​​​​​


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Addr​ess by the President

AKU president Firoz Rasul des​cribes the vision behind our newest campus and opens up on the University's plans to raise standards in education and research in the country.​​


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