University of Central Asia: Accelerating Khorog Campus Construction

“The Chancellor of the University, His Highness the Aga Khan, instructed UCA to accelerate the construction of the campus in Khorog.  Starting in September of this year, UCA will accelerate this process by starting work on the foundation of the building of the Academic Unit. Khorog is a rather complex construction sites, but we believe that this fully equipped residential campus will open its doors to students in September 2018.”

– Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, BEC Executive Chair


1405486088_uca-3During the two-day visit to Central Asia, members of the Executive Committee of the Board University of Central Asia (UCA) and the senior management of the UCA visited the main campus (campus) and UCA programs in Khorog (Tajikistan). The AKDN delegation also visited Khorog City AKDN project.


The University of Central Asia (UCA ) was founded in 2000 by His Highness the Aga Khan and the governments of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The treaty establishing the university was signed by the Aga Khan and the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, ratified by the respective parliaments, and registered with the United Nations. UCA will have three campuses of equal size and stature in each of the founding countries.The university has been created to offer an internationally recognized standard of higher education in Central Asia and create knowledgeable, skilled and creative graduates who will contribute leadership, ideas and innovations to the transitioning economies and communities of the region.

Accelerate your awareness and read more:

  1. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV instructs to accelerate the construction of the University of Khorog Article is in Russian (use Google Translate)
  2. Related: University of Central Asia: Accelerating Naryn Campus Construction
  3. UCA Video

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