University of Peshawar (Urdu: جامعۂ پشاور; Pashto: د پېښور پوهنتون; abbreviated UoP; known more popularly as Peshawar University), is a public research university located in Peshawar, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It's chief engineer was Mirza Mohsin Baig. The university is one of the oldest universities in Pakistan, and is ranked as one of the highest rated universities in the country.
The university was founded in 1950 and offers programs for undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral studies. With approximately 14,000 enrolled students attending the university, it has six academic faculties with forty postgraduate department as well as two "centers of excellence".