United International University

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United International University
United International University Logo.gif
Motto 'Quest for Excellence'
Established 2003
Type Private
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus House # 80, Road # 8/A, (Old 15) Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi Dhaka-1209, Bangladesh.
Affiliations University Grants Commission Bangladesh
Website www.uiubd.com

United International University (Bengali: ইউনাইটেড আন্তর্জাতিক বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or UIU is a private university located in Dhaka, Bangladesh, established in 2003 under the Private University Act.[1] Financial support came from the United Group, a business conglomerate.

Campus[edit]

Dhanmondi Campus 1

In one of the two campuses, UIU has about 80,000 sq. ft. floor space in a building with 8 floors and two basements, where IT and computer Labs, a Language Lab, various Engineering Labs and other facilities are housed.

Address:

House # 80, Road # 8A (Old-15) Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1209

Dhanmondi Campus 2

The entire space of Dhanmondi Campus 2 is approximately 48,402 sq.ft. of which North Building contains 30,078 sq.ft. (ground floor to 5th floor) and South Building 18,324 sq.ft. (ground floor to 3rd floor). This campus is used primarily for teaching.

Address:

House # 36 (new), Road # 16 (new)/27 (old), Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1209

Academic system[edit]

The academic session of UIU is on a trimester system:

Schools and institutes[edit]

Clubs[edit]

  • United International University Business Club (UIUBC)
  • United International University Photography Club (UIUPC)
  • United International University Cultural Club (UIUCC)
  • United International University Computer Club
  • United International University Debate Club (UIUDC)
  • United International University Model United Nations Club (UIUMUN)
  • United International University English Movie Buff Club
  • United International University Writing Forum
  • United International University Marketing Forum (UIUMF)

Scholarship[edit]

The university provides several scholarships to students including the eLINK and cLINK scholarships established with the support of the European Union.[2][3] Fields covered by the scholarship are:

  • Business Studies and Technology
  • Economics and Management
  • Electronic Engineering & Telecommunication
  • Informatics & Computer Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics and Control Engineering
  • Mobile computing and Communication
  • Industrial Engineering
United International University

Events[edit]

  • Bangladesh Model United Nations, 2011
  • National Youth Summit, 2012
  • International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology (ICDRET)

Research[edit]

  • Bangla OCR
  • Robotics
  • SEO
  • Centre for Energy Research (CER)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Private University Act, 1992". Retrieved 2007-06-25. 
  2. ^ "eLINK Project Scholarship=http://www.uiubd.com/Content.php?Type=26&Id=1219&pageId=13". 
  3. ^ "sponsored=http://www.kec.edu.np/elink.html". 

External links[edit]

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