- Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan (Urdu: عبد الولی خان یونیورسٹی مردان) (Initials:AWKUM), is a public university located in Mardan,(second city of Khyber Pashtunkhwa ) ,Pakistan. Established in April 2009, the university is named after Abdul Wali Khan, a prominent personality of Pashtunkhwa and has forty nine institutions affiliated to it. The university started in an already-built postgraduate college of Mardan, has nine campuses and more than eight thousand students enrolled in thirty one disciplines as of 2015. The campus at Swabi was opened in October 2010 in the Anbar elementary college building and has since than become the University of Swabi and the Palosa campus is home to Bacha Khan University.Currently the university has five faculties and three constituent Colleges . The facultiies are ; Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Faculty of Chemical and Life Sciences, Faculty of Physical & Numerical Sciences ,Faculty of Economics & Business,Faculty of Social Sciences. The Pashtunkhwa College of Art, Womans' College and the Animal Husbandry and Vetenary College are also constituent colleges of the University.