BRAC University

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BRAC University
ব্র্যাক বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
BRAC University Logo
Established 2001
Type Private
Chancellor Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Syed Saad Andaleeb
Students 6000(approx.)
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Colors Blue, Ash and Black
              
Nickname BRACU
Affiliations University Grants Commission Bangladesh
Website www.bracu.ac.bd

BRAC University (Bengali: ব্র্যাক বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a private university in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The university was established by BRAC in 2001 under the Private University Act 1992.[1] BRAC University had its first convocation in January 2006. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, KCMG is the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of BRAC University. The university is one of the most expensive universities of Bangladesh.

Campus[edit]

BRAC University's main campus is on 66 Mohakhali C/A in Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh. The Residential Campus at Savar is called TARC (Training and Resource Center).

Library: The Ayesha Abed Library at BRAC University aims to become a world-class Knowledge Resource Centre and provide innovative new services and a wider collection of books and resources to the teaching, learning and research communities, using latest technological developments of the 21st century. The development, organization and maintenance of archives in multiple locations; access to world class resources; personalized assistance in the use of library and information resources; and instruction on research strategies and tools have made this one of the richest libraries in the country. There are reading rooms for students inside the library. Library has learning and resource center lab where students can browse library e-resources and other works related to their study. Visit BRACU Library at https://library.bracu.ac.bd

Faculty Members: Faculty members of BRACU have higher degrees from well-known foreign universities.Mostly from North American Universities.

Clubs For Students: BRAC University runs several clubs for the recreation of students.These clubs enable students to improve their creativity and practice extra-curricular activities.

Academics[edit]

Institutes and Schools[edit]

BRAC University includes the following Schools and Institutes:

  • BRAC Business School (BBS)
  • BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD) (merged BDI & IGS)
  • BRAC Institute of Languages (BIL)
  • Institute of Educational Development (IED)
  • James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH)
  • School of Law (SoL)
  • School of Engineering & Computer Science (SECS)

Departments[edit]

  • Architecture
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Economics and Social Sciences
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • English and Humanities
  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Pharmacy

Centres and Initiatives[edit]

  • Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research (C3ER)
  • Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED)
  • Centre for Gender and Social Transformation (CGST)
  • Control and Application Research Centre (CARC)

Undergraduate programs[edit]

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences In Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Science In Applied Physics & Electronics
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Science In Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Social Science In Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronic and Communication Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Laws [LL. B. (Hons.)]
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics

Postgraduate programs[edit]

  • Executive MBA
  • M.S. in Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.Engg. in Computer Science And Engineering
  • Ma in English
  • MA in Governance and Development
  • Masters in Procurement and Supply Management
  • MA in TESOL (Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages)
  • Master in Computer Applications
  • Master in Disaster Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Bank Management
  • Master of Development Studies
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Master of Engineering (M. Engg.) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Master of Education
  • Masters in Development Management and Practice
  • Masters in Early Childhood Development

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Musa Ibrahim
  • Mifta Zaman

References[edit]

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