Herat University (HU) - public higher education institution in Afghanistan. The studies at Herat University began in 1988. Herat University has an urban campus in Herat. Herat University is in top 5 universities of Afghanistan according to the national rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission is based on the results of the examinations. Like in many universities of Afghanistan the academic year consists of two semesters.

The composition of the university. Herat University is average in size with a capacity of 15 thousand students. At HU the academic staff counts 399 various specialists. The university offers its students and the academic staff to participate in the international exchange programs. HU has the following social media pages Facebook.

Infrastructure of HU. The university has a functioning library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1988
Abbreviation HU
Teachers 399
Students 14,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Higher Education, Afghanistan
World ranking 6062
Country ranking 4
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 6062
Alternative title
fa دانشگاه هرات
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Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.