Will Prevail


Every day, nearly 950 AUAF students set aside fear and uncertainty to sign into classes, joining our new global community in the pursuit of knowledge and opportunity. Learning has never represented a greater act of courage.


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Student Voices

Leslie Schweitzer, Founder and Chair of FAUAF, shares an update on AUAF and sits down with current AUAF students in Doha, Qatar to discuss the impact AUAF has had on their lives and the lives of those around them.

Our Mission

The Friends of the American University of Afghanistan (FAUAF) supports specific charitable, scientific and educational purposes activities conducted by academic institutions in Afghanistan, including but not limited to The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), both by supporting the programs and facilities of such academic institutions within Afghanistan and its associated community in locations outside Afghanistan and by increasing awareness and understanding of such academic institutions in communities outside Afghanistan.


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