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

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.


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.


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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