Avicenna University as the first and the only non-for-profit university in Afghanistan began the delivery of high quality educational services for the people in 2010 by the Afghans who returned to the country from abroad to serve Afghan people. Though, the university is charging fees against its educational services but the NGOs law does not allow the university revenues to be spent for personal gains. The university revenues spent on the university’s own development, researches and programs quality. Part of the university’s development program is construction of AVC aiming for the university to have its own permanent campus which is located in Omide Sabz Township, South-west of Kabul.
Design and Construction of the building is a long term development project for the university which is planned to be implemented in Kabul, Afghanistan. The total area of the campus is considered 10100 m2 where its 5000 m2 is specified for the foundation of the building and the accumulated area for the total foundation of all the stories are calculated 35000 m2 and the building will be constructed in seven stories.
The project is inaugurated at the third quarter of the year 2018 and the project is under construction considering the exterior architecture to be a combination of national and modern cultural and architectural symbols. The structure and the walls are designed in a way to satisfy visual and artistic senses of the spectators creating a sensational and delighted atmosphere for the lecturers, students and employees. Given this type of architecture, AU can be acknowledged as a glorious cultural symbol. The building is also privileged with lighting, heating and cooling systems, lift and security systems. For the heating system, a heater working by gas has been anticipated and for the cooling, chiller system is anticipated. Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) will also be used for security system. Green outdoor spaces, gymnasium, physical education centers and a medical clinic at standard level are also predicted for the campus.
The Building has accommodated all the required spaces including Administrative Offices, Library, Halls Publication, Laboratories, Classrooms and Parking and other necessary spaces.
Administrative Offices include Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Board of Trustees, Office of the International Communications, Chancellor’s Secretary Office, Administrative and Finance Vice Chancellor’s Office, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, Offices of the Secretaries for Vice Chancellors, Office of the Evaluation and Quality Assurance, Office of the Research and Studies Center, Office of the Deans, Office of the Graduate Studies’ Deans, Office of the Training Director, Faculties Specific Libraries, Office of the Faculties, Office of the Director of Lecturers and Students Affairs, Office of the Database, Office of the Post Graduate Studies, Office of the Director of Graduates, Archive Office, Students Affairs Department Office, Lecturers Affairs Department Office, Human Resources Office, Human Resources Archive Office, Human Resources Assistant Office, Accounting Management Office, Financial Documents Archive, Accounting Assistants Offices, Legal Clinic Office, Moot Court Hall with the capacity of 50 to 60 participants and room for legal clinic’s clients.
The Campus has a rich library including administrative space, study room, book store, book treasury and National Center of Avicenna Studies. In addition to the library, it encompasses different halls including Administrative Meeting Halls, Conference Room, Studio for recording programs of the Department of Journalism which is also called Equipment Room, General Conference Hall which is also called Sound Room. There is a space specifically designed and allocated for the Department of Management and Specific Journals of “Ketab-e-Sina” which is a series of books about the Avicenna Philosophy. These books are written by Avicenna University Lecturers and Board of Founders of university.
There is Laboratory Building encompasses Computer Sceince Lab and Engineering Lab. Computer Sciences Lab includes Computer Lab, CISCO Lab, Programming Lab and General Server Center. Engineering Lab includes Soil Lab, Concrete and Asphalt Lab, Material Resistance Lab, Physics Labs, Fluid Lab, Geodesy Lab, Welding and Metallurgy Lab, Survey and Mapping Workshop, Electronic Lab, Regional Radars Lab, Electrical Machines Lab, Linear Control Systems Lab, Pumping and Piping Workshop and Material Physics Lab. The campus has 144 standard classrooms accommodated mostly in the first basement, first and second floors of the building.
Aside from the buildings, it has a large parking area in the second basement of the building that can accommodate hundreds of cars at the same time. The campus also has Prayer Room, Internet Café, IT Management, Printing and Copying Facility, Store, Cafeteria, Dining Hall, Control Room, Guards’ Room and Servants’ Room.