Northern University, Bangladesh
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|Northern University Bangladesh|
|Chancellor||President Abdul Hamid|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Dr. M Shamsul Haque|
|Affiliations||University Grants Commission Bangladesh|
Northern University, Bangladesh (Bengali: নর্দান বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or NUB is a private university in Bangladesh. It was established in 2002. The university was sponsored and founded by International Business Agriculture & Technology (IBAT) Trust, a registered non-profit and non-political voluntary organization. NUB has two more campuses, one at Rajshahi and other at Khulna.
Bangladesh Institute of Business Academy (BIBA) started in 1996 under National University to offer BBA Program and a group of some students (MBAs) took over its management under Institute of Resources Development (IRD) in 1998. IRD students were transferred to International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC), Dhaka Campus. Some of IRD’s sponsors established Institute of Business Administration & Technology (IBAT) in1998. From 1999 to 2002 IBAT offered BBA course of National University (NU) and MBA and EMBA courses of Canadian School of Management (CSM) as its study center at Dhaka. Owing to the commitment in providing quality education IBAT established a reputation and was able to obtain support from the alumni to set up NUB. By the grace of Almighty, final approval of University Grants Commission of Bangladesh and Ministry of Education was obtained on 17 October 2002. Thus NUB has started its journey to materialize its vision and mission. NUB is a project of IBAT Trust. The Trust has Northern University Laboratory School, Northern College Bangladesh (NCB) and IBATS other sister educational institutions. The aim of IBAT Trust is to offer “Quality education at an affordable cost”. 
Vision of NUB is to take part in the collective efforts to improve lives of the people in the region by offering opportunities to obtain knowledge and skills essential for better living in the new century. It’s vision in brief ‘Think globally and act locally’. 
Mission of NUB is to offer such programs of study and related functions as will be directly linked to socio-economic empowerment of the people of the country. It will also conduct educational, research and developmental programs of higher quality at affordable cost. 
Accreditation & Collaboration
Northern University Bangladesh has been accredited by the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, and its curricula as well as programs have been approved by the UGC. The President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is the Chancellor of NUB. The Vice-Chancellor, Pro Vice-Chancellor and the Treasurer are appointed by the President of the country.
NUB has been trying to enter into collaboration with some leading universities in the USA, UK, Australia and Canada. It also has a formal collaboration with the following institutions: National:
PIL Program, Microsoft BCSA Academy, Shahbag, Dhaka BIAM Foundation, Eskaton, Dhaka CISCO TQIP
Nottingham Trent University, UK International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia Chiang Mai University, Thailand Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Faculties and departments
- Faculty of Business
Department of Business Administration:
- Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Bank Management (MBM)
- MBA in Entrepreneurship Development
- Faculty of Science
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
- B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
- B.Sc. in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
- Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Department of English:
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English
- Master of Arts in English (Preliminary & Final)
- Master of Arts in English (1-Year)
- Master of Arts in ELT (2-Year/1-Year)
- Faculty of Law
Department of Law:
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Hons.
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB) 2-Year
- Master of Laws (LLM) 1-Year
- Faculty of Health Science
Department of Pharmacy:
- Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
- Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) spring 2014
Department of Public Health:
- Master of Public Health (MPH)
- Faculty of Education
Department of Education:
- Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
- Master of Education (M.Ed.)
The Campus & Its Surroundings
The university also is shaped by the unique resources available through its location in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh .The registered office of Northern university Bangladesh is at: Sher Tower; Holding No-13, Road-17, Banani,Dhaka-1213.
Beside Registered office, the NUB has three other campuses in Dhaka: City Campus: 93, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka-1215.
Business Campus : House # 54, Road # 4/A, Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi Dhaka – 1209. Mirpur Road Campus: 24, Mirpur Road Campus (Opposite of Dhaka College )
The NUB also has two outer campuses: Rajshahi Campus : Plot # 256, Janhangir Sharani Road, Talaimari,Rajshahi -6204.
Khulna Campus : 41-42, Akunjee Tower,Shibbari More, Khulna-9100. 
The Library has 100,000 books.
- Business club
- Entrepreneurship club
- English club
- Pharmacy club
- Computer club
- Law club
- Programming club
- Cultural club
- Sports club
- Debating club
- Photography club
- NUB Website
- Website of NUB.
- Website of NUB.
- Website of NUB.