Department of Journalism

The Department of Journalism was established in the framework of the Faculty of Literature and Humanities in 1381 and was promoted to an independent faculty in 1390. This field covers the fields of Press, Radio, Television, News Agencies and Online Media.

Academic goals

Principal acquaintance with journalistic knowledge and related professional, ethical and applied concepts.

Meeting the needs of the information society, the audience and the mass media.

Training of professional and expert staff to meet educational needs, media research and services in the community.

Training the expert staff in order to serve the improvement of the social and educational communication system in the country as well as to meet the communication, information, media and advertising needs of the international community.

Training of how to provide news, education, and science information about the latest developments and advances to employees and media managers.

Learning Goals

Familiarizing the students with modern journalism.

Learning new professional skills by students

Acquiring the necessary skills to work in the technical and professional sectors of the press, radio, television and online media.

Students' acquaintance with media laws and laws, as well as professional ethics

Students' acquaintance with propaganda, literary and analytical genres.

Students' acquaintance with various sections of Islamic culture and culture, contemporary Afghan history ...

Students' acquaintance with the general knowledge of economics, law, environmental science and ...


Curriculum and the elements of the Department of Journalism have been developed in partnership with the US State University, in accordance with the global standards of journalism, the needs and conditions of the Afghan community. This curriculum and the content of the course materials were designed with a focus on the theoretical, scientific, and media new technologies, and two years ago at the Kabul Journalism Conference was selected as the national curriculum of journalism in the country and is now approved by the Ministry of Higher Education. All the faculty of journalism in the country is being implemented. It has 148 credits and emphasizes political and economic trends.