Aga Khan University
In Pakistan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Afghanistan and the United Kingdom, the Aga Khan University (AKU) is preparing young men and women to succeed in the global knowledge economy, to lead change in their societies and to increase understanding and respect in a pluralistic world. More
Areas of Activity
Over 2 million students benefit from AKDN education programmes annually. Programmes range from early childhood development to primary and secondary schools, from vocational studies to university degrees.
The Aga Khan University is building a new major campus in Arusha, Tanzania. This investment of over $1.5 billion in tertiary education is the largest in the East African region’s history.
14 accredited hospitals
The AKDN operates more than 200 health centres and hospitals, of which 14 are ISO-certified and/or JCI-accredited, in recognition of meeting international quality standards in health delivery and hospital care.