Khurasan University

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Khurasan University
خراسان پوهنتون
Khurasan University Emblem.jpg
Khurasan University Emblem
Type Private
Established 2006
President Ahmad Tariq Kamal
Academic staff
Munir Khan, Kamran Ahmad, Professor Zalmay, Nijad Ahmad, Fazalullah Mohmand
Address

[[Phase -3 Joe Haft,

Jalalabad, Afghanistan]], Jalalabad, Afghanistan
Colors Blue
Nickname KU
Affiliations Ministry of Higher Education Afghanistan
Website www.khurasan.org/

Khurasan University (Pashto: خراسان پوهنتون‎) is a private university based in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.[1] It was founded in 2006 and registered as a private university in 2007. It offers bachelors and diploma programs in Business Administration, English Language, and Information Technology and graduation degree in five disciplines: Business Administration (Bachelors + Masters), Computer Sciences (Bachelor), Engineering (Bachelor), Journalism and Mass Communication (Bachelor) and English Literature (Bachelor).

Academics[edit]

  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Computer Sciences
  • Faculty of Journalism & Mass Communication

International partners[edit]

Khurasan University has joint programs with Atatürk University Turkey, Hatit University of Turkey, the Islamic International University of Pakistan, Delta International University of the United States, the Institute of Management Canada and PUTRA University of Malaysia. KU has membership of the Eurasian Silk Road Universities Consortium (ESRUC) led by Atatürk University Turkey with 49 other universities of the world.

National partners[edit]

KU has collaboration programs with Nengrahar University Afghanistan that include orientation programs for teachers and students of Nengrahar University in Economics, joint exchange visits, organizing capacity building workshops and joint training.

Khurasan University Students[edit]

The Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan promoted KU for initiating a postgraduation program. Khurasan University was dexterous for initiating master's degree Program and hence it was enlisted with few other universities of Afghanistan which award master's degree in the discipline of Business Administration (MBA).

Khurasan University Students’ Societies[edit]

Khurasan University students' societies include the following.

Literary Society[edit]

KU has a literary society composed of students who have closer association with Pashto, Darri and other literatures. The society organizes literary program in which students present their poems and other literary stuff

Tourism Society[edit]

KU have a tourism society, which makes arrangements for study as well as tourism tours across the country. Students do study tours to different organizations, places and site scenes

Sports Society[edit]

Khurasan University has an active sports society wherein students participate in different sports including volleyball, cricket, football and badminton. KU has separate teams in these sports and KU sports teams participating in the tournaments on the local as well as national level.

Students Re-Union Club/ KU Alumni Association[edit]

Hundreds of students have graduated from Khurasan University and now work in national and international organizations. The Students Re-Union Club or KU Alumni Association makes arrangements for the re-unions of those graduates. Close buddies now apart from each other get together occasionally to recall memories of their stay in Khurasan University.

Khurasan University (KU) Campus Radio[edit]

Khurasan University (KU) Campus Radio - a webcast radio is the first of its kind in Afghanistan was established in 2015 by Department of Journalism & Mass Communication of KU with the aim to train and educate students in the field of Broadcast Journalism. This radio content is solely produced by students under the directions of department administration.

Currently[when?] students are undertaking 30 minute long fortnightly radio magazine programs namely “Khurasan University Campus Radio Magazine” in which varieties of radio programs are being broadcast. These programs included, news reports, feature reports, Health, Education and Sports Roundups. Besides, three special programs namely Da Nengarhar Storri (Star of Nengarhar), Adabi Baheer (Literature World) and Da Tareekh Panrra (A Page from the History) are also included in the radio magazine program.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Khurasan University". www.4icu.org. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 

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