To become an internationally acclaimed research university that serves society through excellence in education and research.
LUMS aspires to achieve excellence in national and international leadership through unparalleled teaching and research, holistic undergraduate education and civic engagement to serve the critical needs of society.It seeks to accomplish this mission as a unified institution with cutting-edge research, a modern and rigorous curriculum and socially responsible outreach to the nation and region.
LUMS adheres to merit as the sole criteria in its decision making. This applies to all aspects of its operations, from selection of faculty and staff, to admission and evaluation of students.
LUMS promotes freedom of thought and association. We believe that sustained hard work provides the underpinning for the socio-economic development of a nation.
We consider character building to be an integral aspect of our programmes, as learning without personal integrity will be of little value to the individual and the society.
LUMS academic programmes help to develop the stamina and diligence essential for success in the increasingly competitive international environment. Our programmes are structured so that every activity enhances student learning and individual development.
In practice LUMS acknowledges the paramount importance of freedom of expression. This can only be conducted effectively in an atmosphere of open enquiry, mutual tolerance and intellectual freedom.
LUMS is committed to striving for excellence in all its activities. The rigorous programmes offered at LUMS prepare the participants to perform demanding intellectual tasks requiring the capacity to work hard, the ability to think analytically and to solve problems.