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
23°46′49″N 90°24′26″E / 23.7802°N 90.4072°E / 23.7802; 90.4072Coordinates: 23°46′49″N 90°24′26″E / 23.7802°N 90.4072°E / 23.7802; 90.4072
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.

Campus[edit]

BRAC University's main campus is in Bangladesh. The Residential Campus at Savar is called TARC (Training and Resource Center). The university library known as Ayesha Abed Library.

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)
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Economics and Social Sciences
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • English and Humanities
  • Institute of Educational Development (IED)
  • James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH)
  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • School of Law (SoL)
  • School of Engineering & Computer Science (SECS)

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)
  • Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC)

Undergraduate programs[edit]

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

Postgraduate programs[edit]

  • Executive MBA
  • Masters in Computer Applications
  • Masters in Development Management and Practice
  • Masters in Disaster Management
  • Masters in Early Childhood Development
  • Masters in English
  • Masters in Governance and Development
  • Masters in Procurement and Supply Management
  • Masters in TESOL (Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages)
  • Masters of Bank Management
  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Masters of Development Studies
  • Masters of Education
  • Masters of Engineering in Computer Science And Engineering
  • Masters of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Masters of Public Health
  • Masters of Science in Biotechnology
  • Masters of Science in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Masters of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Poly technical Research
  • Under Graduate in Bengali Program
  • Under Graduate Program in Arabic Language

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