Academic News

Memorial Ceremony for Dr. Sharif Fayez

Memorial Ceremony for Dr. Sharif Fayez On February 14, 2019, The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) commemorated a memorial ceremony for Dr. Sharif Fayez, Founder of AUAF and former Minister of Higher Education of Afghanistan, at AUAF Internatio…

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AUAF’s Law Students at The International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition (ICCMCC)

AUAF’s Law students at the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition (ICCMCC), led by Law Professor, Mohammad Haroon Mutasem and coached by Mohammad Murtaza Haqeeqat. It’s the third year of AUAF’s representation of Afghanistan at one the most pr…

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Minister of Economy's Visit to AUAF

On May 3, 2018 AUAF students launched Entrepreneurship Club and had the privilege of listening to the following guests; his Excellency Dr. Mustafa Mastoor Afghanistan’s Minister of Economy and Mr. Saed Ismail Amiri CEO of the Assist Consultants Incorporat…

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Press Release

11th, May, 2018Press ReleaseKabul, Afghanistan On May 11th, 2018 the American University of Afghanistan held its eighth annual commencement ceremony with AUAF community, Board of Trustees, government representatives and families of students in attendance…

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U.S Embassy Officials' Visit to AUAF

On Tuesday April 24, Mr. Richard Riley, Assistant Chief of Mission, US Embassy Kabul, Mr Al Matano, INL Program Director in Washington D.C., and Mr Mario Fernandez, INL Director in Kabul visited AUAF. They were welcomed by Mr. Ershad Ahmadi, AUAF’s Vice P…

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Ghazanfar Group Establishes the Ghazanfar Scholarship Fund at AUAF

Education Will Prevail: Ghazanfar Group Establishes the Ghazanfar Scholarship Fund at AUAFAmerican University of Afghanistan is pleased to announce the establishment of the Ghazanfar Scholarship Fund at AUAF. The agreement was signed by Haji Mohamad Ismai…

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AUAF's Business Department and Arete Business Students Club held a guest speaker event for Ms. Shireen Rahmani, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Roshan

On Tuesday 17th April 2018 AUAF Business Department and Arete Business Students Club held a guest speaker event for Ms. Shireen Rahmani, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications company. Ms. Rahmani talked about Le…

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AUAF hosted a presentation on Darul Aman Road by Dr. Mohammad Qayoumi, Chief Advisor on Infrastructure and Technology to the President of Afghanistan

On Wednesday 11th, April, AUAF hosted a very important presentation on the Darul Aman administrative complex by Dr. Mohammad Qayoumi, Chief Advisor on Infrastructure and Technology to the President of Afghanistan. Members of AUAF’s Board of Trustees, Davi…

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AUAF Hosted a Multi-University Workshop

AUAF hosted a multi-university workshop attend by more than 100 participants from universities, government, NGO's, and the private sector.The theme of the workshop was “What can Universities do to support economic growth in the private sector in Afghanist…

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Press Release

April, 12, 2018The American University of Afghanistan is a liberal arts institution of higher education that promotes critical thinking and academic freedom among its students and faculty. We are committed to fostering a safe, inclusive and rational envir…

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A Mughal Art Exhibition Opens in Kabul

On March 31st 2018 an exhibition on treasures of Mughal art opened in Babur Garden. “King Babur’s Kabul: Cradle of the Mughal Empire” displays a selection of high quality reproductions of some of the masterpieces of the Timurid and Mughal periods from the…

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BIT Inauguration

On Saturday, March 31, the Bayat Institute of Technology at American University of Afghanistan was officially inaugurated by H.E Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, CEO of NUG, Dr. Kenneth Holland, President of AUAF, Dr. Ehsanullah Bayat, The founder of Bayat Foundati…

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AUAF Accreditation

Press Release14th, February, 2018 The American University of Afghanistan is proud to announce its accreditation through the Ministry of Higher Education of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The American University of Afghanistan is the first private unive…

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News Release: Seminar on AUAF’s Integrated Approaches for Advancement of Women in Afghanistan

The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) hosted a Seminar on AUAF’s Integrated Approaches for Advancement of Women in Afghanistan at the Government Media and Information Center (GMIC) on February 13th 2018. The Women’s Center of the American Univers…

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AUAF and University of Nebraska initiate partnership

Following AUAF’s accreditation from the Ministry of Higher education, Dr. Holland, President of AUAF and faculty members from business department of AUAF visited the University of Nebraska in Omaha to partner with them on our curriculum development and in…

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AUAF at CHEA Conference and CIQG Annual Meeting - Washington DC

President Holland and Gina Cinali (Institutional Research) attended the annual conference of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) annual meeting in Washington DC.President Holland and Gina Cinal…

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Training on ACBSP Accreditation

The AUAF Business Department welcomed Dr. Yar Ebadi, Professor and Dean Emeritus of Business Administration at Kansas State University to the AUAF campus. Dr. Ebadi led a training and planning session to advance the ACBSP accreditation process that the Bu…

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AUAF has been admitted to CHEA's International Quality Group ( CIQG).

CHEA - the Council for Higher Education Accreditation - A nationaladvocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academicquality through accreditation, is an association of 3,000degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60instituti…

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PDI inaugurated the Custom’s Program Unit

On Monday, December 11, 2017, the Professional Development Institute (PDI) of the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) inaugurated its Customs Program Unit. Under this unit, the PDI will be offering customized courses in Energy, Agriculture and Irrig…

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The American University of Afghanistan Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Salam Afghanistan Media Organization

On December 10th, 2017 The American University of Afghanistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Salam Afghanistan Media Organization. Based on this MoU, SAMO will be promoting AUAF’s general branding, providing internship opportunities for AUAF st…

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Schwarzman Scholars Announces Class of 2019; American University of Afghanistan among Institutions Represented

New York & Beijing, December 4, 2017 – Schwarzman Scholars, the Master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, today announced its third class. 142 Schwarzman Scholars were selected from over 4,000 applicants. The Class of 2019 is comprise…

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AUAF law students became the national round champions of VIS Moot Court Competition

AUAF Law students became the national round champions of VIS Moot Court Competition and won majority of the existing awards including, the best claimant award and the best Oralist award. In the national rounds, teams from most of the universities around t…

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AUAF signed an MoU with Afghan private schools

Press ReleaseNovember 27, 2017 The American University of Afghanistan signed a memorandum of understanding with 15 private high schools in Kabul. This MoU aims to build a stronger relationship with the secondary school community in Kabul. AUAF is committ…

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Business Department Alumni Networking Event

On November 24th- Friday, AUAF Business Department and Alumni Relations Department held a networking event for BBA/MBA alumni and BBA/MBA senior students.Guests from private sector, Afghanistan Central Bank, International Monetary Fund, Afghan Holding Gro…

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