The American University of Afghanistan is Afghanistan’s only private, not-for-profit, non-partisan and co-educational university. It opened its doors in 2006 with an initial enrollment of 50 students, and today enrolls more than 1,700 full and part-time students. It has produced 11 Fulbright Scholars and maintains partnerships with the world’s most prestigious university, including Stanford University, Georgetown University, and the University of California network.


MISSION

The American University of Afghanistan is dedicated to providing world-class higher education that prepares leaders to meet the needs of Afghanistan and the region.


VISION

The American University of Afghanistan will rank among the outstanding American international universities, serving as a model for private not-for-profit higher education in the country and the region. The university will be known for academic and professional programs that build on liberal studies and provide enlightened instruction in key areas that serve the development of the country and promote the aspirations of its students.


AUAF will operate from a spacious, attractive campus that is equipped with excellent, up-to-date facilities and technical capacity. The university will employ a diverse, highly educated international faculty to attract and instruct the finest male and female students in the country in a thriving environment of social and scientific inquiry.

Graduates will be able to think critically, meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world, be competitive with graduates of other universities globally, achieve technical and electronic expertise, develop new enterprises and employment opportunities, and assume leadership positions in business, education, social services, government, law, international relations, and other sectors. Together, the university and its constituents will contribute to the progress and prosperity of the country and the region.


VALUES

The American University of Afghanistan is committed to rigorous transparency in all areas as it advances academic freedom and the unfettered pursuit of knowledge. It respects the principles of equality and fairness without regard to gender, ethnicity, religion, or kinship, and will conduct itself accordingly. It esteems original scholarship, academic honesty, meritorious instruction, and public service to its faculty, staff, and students. AUAF embraces diversity and community, understanding that personal responsibility and ethical behavior enhance the collective achievements of students and other constituents of the university. It believes that the university’s responsibility reaches beyond the campus and the timely graduation of students to embrace the future employment and educational success of the university’s alumni. The university is committed to playing an active role in the extension of educational services to the people, agencies, businesses, and organizations of Afghanistan.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

BA

American University of Afghanistan

The Information Technology and Computer Science Department aims to provide students with practical and theoretical knowledge of ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Communications

The Information Technology and Computer Science Department aims to provide students with practical and theoretical knowledge of:

    •    Modern software design, development, and implementation techniques

    •    Modern communication and networking technologies

    •    Information storage, retrieval, and management techniques

    •    Mathematical and scientific approaches in ITCSDegree DescriptionsThe Information Technology and Computer Science Department provides students with the following degrees:

• Bachelor of Science (BS) with a concentration in Computer Science and Information Technology... [-]

Afghanistan Kabul
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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American University of Afghanistan

The Department offers courses that introduce students to both the intellectual content and research methods of political inquiry. The Political Science and Public Adminis ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration

The Department offers courses that introduce students to both the intellectual content and research methods of political inquiry. The Political Science and Public Administration degree is composed of a diverse curriculum in the disciplinary subfields of International Relations, Comparative Politics and Afghanistan Government and Politics as well as an overview of Public Administration which is designed to prepare students to understand and assess politics. Elective courses in allied disciplines including Anthropology, Sociology, History, English, Economics and Legal Studies will enable students to analyze political concepts and issues from the prism of related fields.Department Mission StatementThe Department of Political Science and Law is dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts tradition. Consistent with the overall mission of the American University of Afghanistan, the Department strives to impart to students intellectual curiosity and the tools to assess and analyze complex problems.Degree DescriptionsThe Department of Political Science and Law provides students with the following degree options:... [-]

Afghanistan Kabul
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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BBA

American University of Afghanistan

The Department of Business provides students with theories and concepts related to international, world-class business practices. The department seeks to graduate student ... [+]

Bachelor of Business Administration

The Department of Business provides students with theories and concepts related to international, world-class business practices. The department seeks to graduate students who will be competitive in domestic and international firms, and who can successfully continue their studies at the post-graduate level.

The objectives, curriculum, and teaching methodologies of the department are designed to provide students with

1) a solid foundation in appropriate areas of knowledge at the level of international best practices;

2) an in-depth introduction in one discipline (accounting, finance, or management);

3) an understanding of professionalism and its practices;... [-]

Afghanistan Kabul
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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BSc

American University of Afghanistan

The Information Technology and Computer Science Department aims to provide students with practical and theoretical knowledge of ... [+]

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Computer Science

The Information Technology and Computer Science Department aims to provide students with practical and theoretical knowledge of:

• Modern software design, development, and implementation techniques • Modern communication and networking technologies • Information storage, retrieval, and management techniques • Mathematical and scientific approaches in ITCSDegree DescriptionThe Information Technology and Computer Science Department provides students with the following degrees:

• Bachelor of Science (BS) with a concentration in Computer Science and Information Technology... [-]

Afghanistan Kabul
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Read more in English