Afghan Biographies

Kardan University Kabul


Name Kardan University Kabul
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Chancellor:
Roeen Rahmani
Vice Chancellor:
Syed Omar Farooq
Department of Business Administration and Economics Head:
Prof Murtaza Masood Niazi
Department of Computer Science Head:
Dr. Abdul Wahid
Department of Law Head:
to be named

Department of Civil Engineering Head:
Prof Mohammad Wasim Iqbal

Kardan University
Charahi Parwan II, Kabul Afghanistan Main Campus
Charahi Sabeqa Taimani, Kabul Afghanistan Taimani Campus

Info@kardan.edu.af
0799 52 83 83
0777 52 83 83

 

 

Background:
Kardan University is a Private Institution which launched its programs in 2002 when Founder Roeen Rahmani and some friends spent $300 on an overhead projector and a nd a rented room to teach business management to young Afghans. Today, Kardan University is a household name, renowned for its educational excellence. The University has earned international reputation for its commitment to innovation, internationalization and academic excellence.

2002
  • 12 students, 2 female, under Kardan Institute brand in a single classroom for three hours in Macroryan area of Kabul, providing shortterm certificate programs.
2004
  • Kardan expands academic programs introducing diploma level programs, enrolling around 600 students, with around 20% women participation, four faculty members.
2006
  • Kardan makes history by becoming the first private higher education institute officially registered with the Government of Afghanistan.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program is launched with over 130 students enrolled in the first cohort.
  • The University becomes affiliated with Preston University, USA.
2009
  • Law and Political Science undergraduate programs are launched.
  • Kardan University celebrates the graduation of the first cohort of BBA students, 15% of whom were women.
  • Kardan University launches Kardan School of Excellence, offering primary and secondary level education in Kabul.
2011
  • Kardan University initiates the international accreditation process through the International Association of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) becoming the first candidate for accreditation, representing Afghanistan.
  • Student enrollment reaches a peak of 6,000.
  • Kardan Career Center is established to connect students and alumni with the top companies in Afghanistan.
2012
  • Kardan University leads the establishment of Afghanistan’s first association of private universities.
  • The University is subsequently elected as the Chair with an initial membership of 28 national private institutions.
  • Staff and faculty publish over a dozen articles and research papers in leading international jounrals.
2013
  • Kardan University is re-elected as the Chair of Private Universities in Afghanistan.
  • It is ranked as one of the top private institutes of higher education and is officially recognized as a "private university" following a ministerial evaluation.
  • Kardan signs a memorandum of understanding with the Girne American University of Cyprus on faculty, research and student exchange initiatives.
  • Kardan becomes a "Candidate to Accreditation" following IACBE’s systematic performance assessment.
2014
  • Kardan University becomes chartered to issue master level programs in business andinternational relations.
  • Student enrollment stands at over 5,000.
  • As part of its strategic vision, Kardan University establishes Faculty Development Center to improve pedagogy and teaching capabilities.
Last Modified 2015-01-15
Established 2015-01-15