Aga Khan University is a unique hybrid: an institution of academic excellence that is also an agent for social development. A leading source of medical, nursing and teacher education ,research and public service in the developing world, the University prepares men and women to lead  change in their societies and to thrive in the global economy.

Guided by the principles of impact, quality, relevance and access, the University has campuses and programmes in Pakistan , Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Afghanistan and the United Kingdo​m. It operates teaching hospitals in Karachi and Nairobi