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Afghanistan’s academia discuss role of higher learning in shaping country’s future

USAID, in collaboration with the University Support and Workforce Program (USWDP) and the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), held a one-day University Chancellor’s Forum on July 11, 2017, to focus on the role of Afghan universities in shaping the future

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Afghan Higher Education Ministry announces degree program on health

The Minister of Higher Education Dr. Farida Momand announced a new advanced degree program at Kabul Medical University that will develop and support health sector technicians for the country. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its University

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Kabul University launches MBA program

Kabul University, one of the renowned universities in Afghanistan, is officially launching its Master of Business Administration (MBA) program on Wednesday with financial collaboration from the USAID’s Support and Workforce Development Program. The MBA degree is implemented by the USAID’s

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Afghanistan, Pakistan to join a venture in the field of higher education

Afghanistan and Pakistan officials have agreed on collaborating in the field of higher education by embarking on a joint venture, which will be finalized with the approval of both countries. The agreement was made between Afghan Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal and

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MoU Signed between U.S. Embassy Kabul and Ministry of Higher Education

Hilary Olsin-Windecker, Minister Counselor for Public Affairs at U.S. Embassy Kabul, and Mohammad Osman Babury, Deputy Minister of Higher Education for Academic Affairs in Afghanistan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on October 26, 2014. The signing of the document

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USAID donates USD 92mn to Afghanistan's Higher Education

A new $92 million project to improve Afghan higher-education administration and academic standards launched on Aug. 13, officials in Kabul said on Tuesday. Representatives from the Afghan Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), the Ministry of Economy and United States Agency

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Afghanistan’s agriculture system to be modernized

Officials of the Agriculture and Livestock Ministry believe that the traditional methods of agriculture would change once the capacity of the officials and farmers is strengthened. The Agriculture and Higher Education Ministers signed an agreement through which the agriculture system

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Germany hands over new campus to Badakhshan University

In Feyzabad, the Badakhshan University was handed over new facilities for four faculties, administrative offices, classrooms for up to 200 and dormitories. The buildings were originally built as a Police Training Centre but have been converted into academic facilities, ready

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Construction of two new student dormitories in Pul-e-Khumri, Baghlan

Today marked the official start of construction work of two new dormitory buildings on the campus of Hussain Khel in Pul-e-Khumri district in Baghlan province. The buildings will be ready in May 2015 and will cost a total of AFN

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New building constructed for medicine department of Al-Beroni University

Work on the construction of a three-story building for medicine department of Al-Beroni University in Kapisa province has been completed. The building consists of 42 rooms and is built at a cost of USD 2.5mn, funded by the Afghan Ministry

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84 Afghan students sent to Turkey to seek higher education

Afghan Ministry of Higher Education sent 84 students to Turkey for higher education. The students will be seeking a degree in the field of engineering. Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid urged Afghan youth to study hard to be able to

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India to establish Science and Agro-tech University in Kandahar

According to a statement from the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), India will launch work on a major Science and Agro-tech University in southern Kandahar province in a month. This comes after President Hamid Karzai proposed establishment of a university

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Afghan female university enrollment stands at 19%- reveals World Bank’s report

According to  recent report by the World Bank, only 19% of the total students enrolled in higher education institutions were females. Lack of proper education facilities and opportunities for females is the prime reason behind the stratification between male and

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Afghan female university enrollment stands at 19%- reveals World Bank's report

According to  recent report by the World Bank, only 19% of the total students enrolled in higher education institutions were females. Lack of proper education facilities and opportunities for females is the prime reason behind the stratification between male and

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Japan funds construction work of a new building for Kabul University's Computer Science Faculty

Afghan Higher Education Minister Dr. Obaidullah Obaid laid the foundation stone for the new building for the Computer Science Faculty of Kabul University. Funded by Japan, the new building will address the space problem of the students. The four-storey building,

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Japan funds construction work of a new building for Kabul University’s Computer Science Faculty

Afghan Higher Education Minister Dr. Obaidullah Obaid laid the foundation stone for the new building for the Computer Science Faculty of Kabul University. Funded by Japan, the new building will address the space problem of the students. The four-storey building,

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Afghan Higher Education Ministry works on the development of Paktia University

Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid inaugurated newly-constructed buildings for a conference hall, a cafeteria, a library, a new girls’ hostel and an information technology office on Paktia University campus. This comes after five projects have already been completed on the

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USAID gives more than USD 90mn in aid to Afghan Higher Education Ministry

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged more than USD 90mn to the Afghan Higher Education Ministry for the next five years. Higher Education Minister Ubaidullah Ubaid said the money would be spent towards strengthening the higher

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Ministry of Higher Education to solve financial problems of Afghan students in Malaysia

The Afghan government finally has good news to the Afghan students studying in Malaysia. Ministry of Higher Education said they would send the stipends of the Afghan students in Malaysia within a week. More than 150 Afghan students studying in

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Inauguration of a new building on Ghazni’s campus

Higher Education’s Minister Ubaidullah Ubaid inaugurated a new building on Ghazni University’s campus. Costing 50mn AFN, the building is funded by the Ministry’s budget. The University of Ghazni is newly established, but has witnessed a good progress, said Minister Ubaid.

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Past Decade of Development Has Not Helped Higher Education: Minister Obaid

Afghanistan’s Minister of Higher Education said Wednesday that he was concerned the successes in the country’s development over the past decade had not transferred to the higher education sector. Low quality education and inadequate resources still plague Afghanistan’s institutions, Higher

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