Establishment of New Universities & Pak Austria Project (Fachhoshschule)

The province of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa has established 10 new universities in last 4 years. These are mostly specialized universities including technical and women universities. The most unique effort which even the Federal government has not been able to achieve in last 10 years is the establishment of Pakistan Austria University of Applied Engineering costing Rs 8.6 billion in Haripur , Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. This will give joint degree of both Austria and Pakistan and will have all faculty and students trained by Austrians and Pakistanis in their universities and industry. Selection of faculty , training and applied research and work in industry will be jointly under Pakistan Austrian Supervision. Later technology park will also be set up in the university. The university will directly contribute to the economy and industry.