Ghazni University

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Ghazni University
Rector Ahmad Shah Rafiqi
Students 1,580
Location Ghazni, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan

Ghazni University (Pashto: غزني پوهنتون‎; Dari: پوهنتون غزنی) is a newly established university in Ghazni, a city in central Afghanistan. The university now has 250 students, but will be expanded to 500. Ahmad Shah Rafiqi is the rector of the university. Ghazni University is supported by the local Polish Provincial Reconstruction Team. The Polish have provided over 250 books for the students to learn English, and is cooperating with the university to provide teaching material for agriculture and technical science.[1] U.S. Army Agricultural Development Teams have also formed relationships with the university.[2]

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Ghazni University was established in 2008 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. first it had only two faculties, The faculty of Agriculture and the Faculty of Education. at the time Ahmad Shah Refeqqui was the Dean of this University, after some time more students came to this university and a new Dean Mr. Mohammad Azim Khamosh was introduced. Mr Khamosh did a lot for this University, during his deanship the university shifted to its new building and two more faculties were added named as The Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Law respectively. Currently Mr. Mohammad Bayar Darmel is the Dean of this University who will try to bring some new faculties to the university according to the needs.


  1. ^ Ringing in a new era for education in Ghazni
  2. ^ Stewart, Alexander (2014-03-03). "U.S. Army Agriculture Development Teams". Science & Diplomacy. 3 (1).