United International University

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
United International University
United International University Logo.gif
Seal of the United International University
Motto 'Quest for Excellence'
Established 2003
Type Private, Coeducational
Chancellor Abdul Hamid, President of Bangladesh
Vice-Chancellor M. Rezwan Khan
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Nickname UIU
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, The government of Bangladesh approved the establishment of United International University in 2003 under the Private University Act (PUA) 1992 (now replaced by PUA 2010).[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

Schools and Institutes[edit]

School of Business & Economics

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • BBA in Accounting and Information Systems (AIS)
  • Department of Economics
  • Master of Business Administration (Executive)
  • Master of Business Administration (Regular)

School of Science and Engineering

  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Institutes

  • English Language Institute
  • Institute of Natural Sciences
  • Institute of Business & Economic Research
  • Cisco Network Academy

Research and Labs[edit]

Computer Labs

  • Software and Network Lab
  • Programming Lab
  • Cisco Lab
  • Application Lab
  • Application Lab (Dhanmondi Campus 2)
  • Simulation Lab

Electrical & Electronic Labs

  • Digital and Microprocessor Lab
  • Electronics and Power system Protection lab
  • Electrical Circuit lab and Microwave lab
  • Control, Measurement and Instrumentation lab
  • Energy Conversion and Power system lab
  • DSP and Communication lab

Centre for Energy Research

  • Completed Projects under CER
  • On Going Projects under CER

Collaboration with Foreign Universities[edit]

UIU maintains academic collaboration with many foreign universities. Notable among those universities are:

  • The University of South Alabama - USA
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville - USA
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville & Texas Southmost College - USA
  • The University of Bradford - UK
  • City University London - UK
  • The University of Lumiere Lyon 2 - France
  • International Business School of Scandinavia (IBSS) - Denmark

Student activity Forums & Clubs[edit]

  • United International University Marketing Forum (UIUMF)
  • United International University Finance Forum (UIUFF)
  • United International University Human Resources Forum (UIUHRF)
  • United International University Writer's Forum
  • 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 Writer's Forum
  • United International University Theatre & Film Club (UIUTF)

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)
  • International Career Summit
  • 1st National Marketing Summit
  • National Entrepreneurship Exhibition and Marketing Contest "MARKETERS' MARKET 2014"
  • Inter University Ad-Making Competition "AdGuru-2014"
  • News Presentation Camp 2014

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]

23°44′40″N 90°22′22″E / 23.744522°N 90.372828°E / 23.744522; 90.372828