Program Overview

A Bachelor’s in Business Administration degree from Kardan University will provide students with the academic credentials, practical insights and business experience they require to transform their interests, and passions into a rewarding career. The department uses Experiential Learning and Student-Centered Learning which are the best approaches of teaching and learning in the world, to ensure high-quality student learning. Our BBA graduates have gone to establish their own businesses, manage firms, obtain Master’s and Doctoral degrees, and lead major national and international organizations. The BBA graduates at Kardan University are among the top recipients of Fulbright, Chevening and other outstanding international scholarships.

Applying to the Program

You have several options to apply for the Bachelor’s in Business Administration program at Kardan University. We offer flexibility and support in every step of the way making your transition to university life easier.

Admission Requirements

  • Successful passing of entry test
  • Ministry of Education attested 12th-grade certificate and transcript
  • Copy of National Identity Card (Tazkira)
  • Four passport size photographs

You can apply to the BBA program by visiting one of our campuses or applying online through kardan.edu.af/apply.

National & International Accreditations

Kardan University is the most recognized academic institution in Afghanistan as per the Ministry of Higher Education quality assurance standards (2018). Kardan University has also secured the highest accreditation score among the country's universities as part of the accreditation review process conducted by the Ministry of Higher Education's Quality Assurance and Accreditation Directorate in 2021.

The Bachelor’s in Business Administration (BBA) program at Kardan University has received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The accreditation focuses on recognizing teaching excellence, determining student learning outcomes, and a continuous improvement model. The ACBSP accreditation will benefit the students of the BBA program at Kardan University to find better job opportunities, pursue their education with an industry-driven business curriculum, participate in the exchange programs, and ultimately attain an accredited degree.

Founded in 1988, the ACBSP ignites a standard of excellence with an accreditation process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence that evaluates the aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and educational support.

In addition to the ACBSP accreditation, Kardan University has previously received programmatic accreditation for the BBA program from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), formerly the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education, was founded in 1997 in response to the expressed needs of higher education administrators, business program leaders and faculty who wanted an accreditation process that was mission-driven and outcomes-based. Since that time, the IACBE has grown into the leading outcomes-based professional accreditation agency for business and management education in colleges and universities whose primary purpose is excellence in teaching and learning. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions with campuses worldwide, and has accredited more than 1,800 business and business-related programs worldwide.

Times Higher Impact Rankings

Kardan University is ranked by the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for two consecutive years for its commitment to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

On April 21, 2021, The Times Higher Education (THE) published the Impact Rankings 2021, recognizing global universities for their efforts towards achieving the SDGs. With more than 1240 universities from 98 countries submitting data across the 17 SDGs, The THE's Impact Rankings is the most accurate and biggest ever picture of universities' Impacts in the areas of research, stewardship, outreach, and teaching for the SDGs.

This year Kardan University has ranked 601+ world's leading universities. In the SDGs ranking, Kardan University is ranked 101-200 out of 591 universities for SDG 1: No Poverty, 401-600 out of 966 universities for SDG 4: Quality Education, 301-400 out of 685 universities for SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, and 401-601 out of 1154 universities for SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals.

"THE Impact Rankings is among the world's most rigorous and competitive university rankings. Kardan University's ranking among the world's best universities is a testament to our global academic standards and collective commitment to tackling some of the most pressing development challenges in Afghanistan," said Roeen Rahmani, Kardan University's Chancellor.

Kardan University has made sustainability a top priority for the university integrated with its' research, practices, teaching, and strategic partnerships. Kardan University's Sustainability Office is the first of its kind in Afghanistan, responsible for advancing the SDGs at the university and leading the process to plan, coordinate, and compile data for the university's application to THE Impact Rankings.

In 2020, Kardan University published its first SDGs report 2019-2020, highlighting the institution's contributions towards achieving the SDGs. Kardan University remains committed to achieving the SDGs and advancing these developmental goals across the university and at the national level.

To view Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021, please visit: https://bit.ly/3tJlL9Q.

For more information about our Sustainability Office, please visit: kardan.edu.af/sustainability.

MyKardan

MyKardan is Kardan University’s official student portal, a central hub where the entire student journey is captured and reflected. The portal is tailored to you as an individual, so you can make sure you have access to the information you need. As a student, MyKardan is where you can:

  • Select and drop courses for each semester
  • View your class schedule, attendance, tuition fee and grades
  • Access academic contents including e-books, lectures, videos, etc
  • Access and submit assignments, quizzes and other class activities
  • Access Kardan University’s digital library including access to the JSTOR, one of the world’s largest libraries of academic journals, books and primary sources
  • View the course and program grades
  • Apply for scholarships and financial assistance program
  • Evaluate the professor performance and provide feedback

The development of an exceptional and high-quality online experience is fundamental to our learning and teaching approach. We combine world-class best practices, faculty expertise, modern technology, and innovation to shape and transform the student journey.

Scholarships & Financial Assistance

In line with Kardan University’s commitment to delivering excellence in education, the Scholarship and Financial Assistance program is designed to enable eligible students with demonstrated financial needs or extraordinary academic, public service, and sporting achievements to pursue higher education with Kardan University.

The goal of this program is to enable existing and prospective students to achieve academic excellence with the University. For the year 2021, over 50 Million Afghanis is allocated for eligible scholarships and financial assistance applicants across different study programs. For further information about Kardan University’s Financial Assistance and Scholarship initiatives, please visit kardan.edu.af/Success-Center/scholarships.aspx.

Co-Curricular Activities

Study Tours

As a leading educational institution, Kardan University organizes study tours for its students to witness the services and activities of different business organizations and companies, in order to gain practical insights, and integrate them with theoretical knowledge.

Student Exhibitions

Besides offering standardized academic programs, Kardan University provides opportunities for students to exhibit their artistic skills, products and entrepreneurial competencies through showcasing their concepts and products at different exhibitions.

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English for Academic Purposes

Program Structure

This five-week intensive program helps students learn the fundamentals of English Language for academic purposes. Designed to focus on students’ academic learning, this course will help improve writing, speaking, listening, and presentation skills. In order to complete assignments and prepare effective papers, students will have a variety of writing activities to practice what they learn. The speaking lessons will prepare students to present and speak in front of an audience. They will practice general and public speaking. The reading part will enable students to improve their comprehension and analytical skills.

They will learn how to use reference books, textbooks, research journals, extracts, and other academic resources. The listening part will help students learn how to take notes, look for the main idea of a lecture, and improve their listening comprehension.

Weekly Lesson Plan

Speaking

  • Speaking tips
  • Public speaking
  • Presentation skills

Grammar & Writing Skills

  • Sentence development and capitalization
  • Punctuation
  • Paragraph writing
  • Essay writing
  • Sourcing/referencing
  • Assignment pattern

Listening Skills

  • Listening for main idea
  • Note-taking skills
  • Listening for general purposes

Reading Skills

  • Effective reading habits
  • Reading techniques
  • Practical reading sessions

How to Register?

Please contact or visit Kardan University’s Strategic Enrollment Office to complete the registration process. The registration is limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Timing and Location

Classes will be held in the morning. The program will start in the first month of the regular master’s and bachelor’s programs classes.

Who Can Apply?

Anyone applying for the Fall 2021 master’s and bachelor’s programs at Kardan University is eligible to apply.

Timing

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

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