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American University of Afghanistan (AUAF)



  • Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersIsrael
  • Founded2006
The American University of Afghanistan is Afghanistan’s only private, not-for-profit, non-partisan and co-educational university. It opened it’s doors in 2006 with an initial enrollment of 50 students, and today enrolls more than 1,700 full and part-time students. It has produced 11 Fulbright Scholars and maintains partnerships with the world’s most prestigious university, including Stanford University, Georgetown University, and the University of California network. AUAF is located on a five-acre campus in the Darulaman area (District 6) in Kabul. The current campus is made up of nine buildings, six of which contain faculty offices and classrooms.     Academics AUAF offers the following degree programs: Undergraduate Programs Business English Information Technology Math and Science Political Science and Public Administration Graduate Master of Business Administration      International Center for Afghan Women’s Economic Development AUAF is constructing the International Center for Afghan Women’s Economic Development, thanks to a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Task Force for Business and Stability Operations. This new center is a wonderful development for AUAF and Afghanistan. The 5,000-square-meter center will be the first facility of its kind in Afghanistan to lead and coordinate both international and Afghan public and private sector efforts to advance the role of women in the economic stabilization of Afghanistan. AUAF is the ideal institution to operate the center because of its recognized commitment to rebuilding Afghanistan and enhancing its stability by training the country’s next generation of leaders. In particular, the center will support women’s training and development in two critical areas:   information and communication technology; a field that internationally attracts many women   indigenous industries in Afghanistan and the supply chain development and logistics needed to bring these industries to scale and to market, both within the country and internationally.    

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6Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Director of Human Resources
  • Director of Procurement
  • Program Manager – USAID Cooperative Agreement
  • Vice President of Operations

Staff at American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) have experience in


  • tertiary education
  • development
  • procurement process
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • international development


  • global affairs canada
  • world bank group
  • goal global


  • afghanistan
  • united states
  • iraq
  • philippines
  • singapore


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Contact American University of Afghanistan (AUAF)

Current staff

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  • David Roberson
    Vice President for University Relations
    +93 (0) 797 200 400
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Former staff

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Company Offices
  • Afghanistan (headquarters)
  • Kabul
  • Darulaman Road


Primary sectors

Tertiary Education
Personnel / Human Resources
Grant Management
Events / Training
Education Policy
Market Research
Economic Policy

Primary Funders