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The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, an International Baccalaureate World School, featuring state-of-the-art facilities, a multicultural student body, and an experienced team of educators and staff.
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Admission is based exclusively on merit. This is broadly defined as exceptional intellectual potential, leadership, a commitment to learning, strong sense of integrity, and the desire to work towards and instigate positive change.
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The Academies’ programmes aim to develop students who are ethical, public-minded, and possess a pluralistic outlook, and who will become future leaders of their home countries.
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Teacher Development

Promoting excellence in teaching, both on campus and more broadly, is a fundamental goal of the Aga Khan Academies.
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The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa has been awarded IB status by the International Body


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Recent News

10 May 2021

AKA Mombasa Junior School students held a week-long exhibition to showcase their passion projects which they've been working on since online learning began, The showcase featured beautiful art pieces, hand-made jewellery, recipe books, posters spreading awareness on environmental issues, and...

05 May 2021

AKA Mombasa held presidential elections for the Student Representative Council (SRC) on 26 - 28 April 2021. The peer-elected SRC advocates for the needs and rights of the students and is a platform for individuals to hone their leadership skills. The newly elected presidents, Ayan Charania and...

03 May 2021

AKA Mombasa’s iSEAyou group launched the Black Soldier Fly project which aims to promote food security and alleviate poverty by providing healthy, clean, and inexpensive source of food. Cinzia Torriani in Diploma Programme 2 gives more insight about the project and the benefits of farming black...



When Milka Gatungoh joined the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa in 2010 as the residential school nurse, she knew her experience was going to be exciting and... Find out more

Qamili Dave, a 2017 alumna of AKA Mombasa, discovered her passion for the culinary arts during her AKDN DP1 Internship at Serena Beach Hotel. Since then, she has gone... Find out more

Mwanapwani Said joined the Academy through the Talent Identification Programme in 2017. Since then, she has availed herself of every opportunity to thrive. Her... Find out more

Titus Mutemi

Since he joined the Academy in 2015, Titus has been a transformational leader. He is passionate about continuously developing effective teaching practices, thus... Find out more

Lilian Odera

Lilian Odera, a 2015 alumna of the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa and recipient of the Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow (ILOT) award, is the embodiment of a... Find out more

Raphael Mwachiti

When Raphael Mwachiti, a Diploma Programme (DP) student, got admitted to the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa on a fully funded scholarship through the Talent Identification... Find out more

Shouqout Hussain

Shouquot Hussain was born and raised in India and has been the Vice Principal of the Diploma Programme (DP) at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa for seven... Find out more

Samantha Caras

During her time at AKA Mombasa, Samantha Caras has transformed the University Counselling department by providing numerous resources to students and helping them... Find out more

Aleesha Suleman

Aleesha Suleman, a graduate student at UCL-Qatar, has never lost sight of what has always been important to her: giving back to her home country of Kenya.

Since a young age, Diploma Programme 1 student Cinzia Torriani has seen the environment around her deteriorate. Through the Academy's and her own personal initiatives... Find out more


Virtual Open Days

Joins us for the upcoming Virtual Open Days; Years 1-5 on 6 March, Years 6-10 on 13 March. Register here.

International Book Month

March is International Book Month. Stay tuned on our website and Facebook page for all the exciting events we have coming up!

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