Karakoram International University is a leading institution of higher learning
committed to social development and evolution of peaceful and pluralistic
societies in the mountainous areas of Pakistan and geographically similar
To promote human development at all
stages of life; through growth, evaluation, synthesis, dissemination and
application of knowledge, and provide a service that values sustainable,
humanitarian, and economic development of the environment.
University is committed to uphold and promote:
Excellence and quality in all its
functions including scholarship in its broader aspects, careful
management and ethical considerations.
Acceptance of diversity and
pluralism, with particular regard to gender, race, color, beliefs,
culture and religion.
Holistic development of its students,
faculty and staff as managers and critical users of knowledge
and human resource.
A culture of inquiry, creativity,
critical thinking, and free exchange of thought.
Relevance of its functions to the
goals of development of individuals, society and environment
Recruit and retain highly qualified
faculty who are committed to deliver the expectations outlined in
the vision and mission.
Ensure merit and quality in the
admission of students;
Develop and deliver knowledge
content that is relevant to the local context; that capitalizes on
local comparative advantages.
Promote interactive and student
Develop a culturally symbolic
(architecture) and inviting campus environment.
Forge partnerships and networks with
global knowledge networks for exchange of relevant knowledge,
faculty, and student.
Undertake continued faculty and
staff development to maintain excellence in quality.
integration of educational programs in order to enhance the
versatility and entrepreneurship of its studies.
Facilitate “access” through
“distributive” learning and “decentralization” (KIU is a multi
Seek multiple avenues for resource