World University of Bangladesh

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World University of Bangladesh
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Motto Utilitarian Education for Economic Emancipation
Established 1998
Type Private, Coeducational
Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Abdul Mannan Choudhury
Academic staff 212
Students 8,000 (February 2009)
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Urban
Nickname WUB
Affiliations University Grants Commission Bangladesh
Website www.wub.edu.bd

World University of Bangladesh (Bengali: ওয়ার্ল্ড বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or (WUB) is a private university located at Dhaka, Bangladesh. The university was established in 1998 under the Private University Act, 1992.[1] It has five campuses. The main campus situated at 3/A, Road # 4, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh. Other campuses are located at Dhanmondi.

History[edit]

World University of Bangladesh (WUB) established under the private University Act, 1992 (amended in 1998), approved and recognized by the Ministry of Education, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh is a leading university for utilitarian education. The University is governed by a board of trustees constituted as per private universities Act 2010 which is a non-profit making concern. The university is a member of the Association of Private Universities in Bangladesh, Association of Common Wealth Universities and Quality Assurance & Improvement Council and appears in the worldwide listing of universities by the UNESCO.Although the formal approval to start operation of the World University of Bangladesh was received on February 26, 2003, the ground work for the university began in early part of 2000, Now the university on entering its 10th year of operation has all needed infrastructural facilities and highly qualified teachers in its 3 faculties and 11 departments with 24 programs at day and evening.World University of Bangladesh is destined to provide utilitarian education for economic emancipation without undermining the national ideals and aspirations and is authorized to offer courses and award degrees, diplomas, certificates on its own. At present it has credit transfer arrangements and academic collaborations with some universities in UK, USA, Australia and the Caribbean.The university had its first convocation on 28th October 2008, where 782 students received degree from the Hon'ble President of People's Republic of Bangladesh and Chancellor of World University of Bangladesh. (also see our website: www.wub.edu.bd). As many as 2300 students are now ready for conferment of degrees in the up-coming convocation. None of its degree holders is unemployed implying its emphasis on quality education with utilitarian bent.This university is the pioneer in introducing degree programs for the Diploma Engineers; B.Sc. in Mechatronics Engineering (MTE) & Master of Business Education (MBE) in this part of the world. The MTE program also known as electro-Mechanical Engineering in few western countries, is a synergistic combination of a number of basic engineering and administrative courses. As such, it is a highly demanding course at home and abroad. The MBE program is meant for people destined to make career in teaching of business related subjects and for those willing to make a career in practical business world in short span of time. We have few Institutes and various types of collaboration programs. All of our programs are approved by the UGC. We publish some journals which have earned appreciation at home and abroad.

Academic programmes[edit]

Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Computer Science & Technology
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Business studies
Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Accreditation[edit]

World University of Bangladesh (WUB) is a member of the Association of Common Wealth Universities (ACU), London, Association of Private Universities in Bangladesh and Quality Assurance & Improvement Council and appears in the world wide listing of universities by the UNESCO. Moreover, we have number of agreements with renowned Universities for exchange program. The students thus, have wider scope of credit transfers and higher education abroad.

Accommodation[edit]

The university provides residential facilities for male and female students.

Organization[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Private University Act, 1992

External links[edit]

  1. Professor Dr. Abdul Mannan Choudhury, Honorable Vice Chancellor of WUB
  2. WUB official website

Coordinates: 23°44′32″N 90°22′57″E / 23.7422°N 90.3825°E / 23.7422; 90.3825