Kardan University Paves the Way for Thousands of Youths to Pursue Higher Education

On 12 September, 2015, Kardan University signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with two of Afghanistan’s prominent technical and professional education providers, Afghanistan Technical and Vocational Institute (ATVI) and the National Institute of Management and Administration (NIMA). The signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Roeen Rahmani, Kardan University’s Chancellor, Mr. Ahmad Jawed Samsor, President ATVI and Mr. Sajidullah Sherzai, President of NIMA.

These agreements forge a long term partnership between Kardan and the two national institutions each of which is serving thousands of students from around the country.

As a result of the agreement, ATVI and NIMA graduates will have an opportunity to pursue their higher education at Kardan University. These students can select from a wide variety of academic programs at Kardan University, including civil engineering, business administration, law and computer science.

Incoming students to Kardan University will also benefit from financial assistance, merit scholarships, career and job readiness services as well as studying at an IACBE accredited university. These students represent a cadre of highly educated professionals required to lead both public and private sector organizations.

About Kardan University

As being the first private University in Afghanistan (established in 2002) Kardan has the distinction of being the only IACBE accredited University in the country. It offers graduate and post-graduate programs in the fields of Management, Computer Science, Law and Civil Engineering.

With more than 15000 graduates to date, Kardan offers its students, both current and alumni, different services like Career Counseling, Inter-industry relations, Internships and job postings and training & capacity building programs on different significant topics.

About National Institute of Management and Administration

The National Institute of Management and Administration is a post-secondary education provider which is dedicated to delivering high quality Management, Accounting and ICT programs. It aims at preparing leaders to meet professional needs of Afghanistan and the region.

About Afghanistan Technical and Vocational Institute

ATVI is Afghanistan’s first post-war vocational school and, since its establishment in 2006, has grown into the largest vocational school in Afghanistan. It is a coeducational institute that prepares its graduates for employment in different sectors where there is need for skilled labor such as construction, agriculture/horticulture, information and communications technology, and automotive systems technology.