Islamia College University, Peshawar

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Islamia College University, Peshawar


Islamia College, Peshawar (Urdu: اسلامیہ کالج پشاور‎) is a public research university located in midst of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Founded by the personal initiatives led by Sir S.A. Qayyum and Sir George Roos-Keppel in 1913, it is one the oldest institution of higher education in Pakistan, and its historical roots are traced from the culminating point of the Aligarh Movement. The university provides higher learning in fine arts, humanities and modern sciences. In 1950, the University of Peshawar was founded as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, with the later being associated to the university as a constituent college. Initially established as Islamia College, it was granted university status by the Government of Pakistan in 2008; the word college is retained in its title for preserving its historical roots.

 

Universities < Peshawar < Peshawar District < Khyber Pakhtunkhwa < Pakistan

Nearby locations < 1 km

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