Asian University of Bangladesh

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Asian University of Bangladesh (AUB)
এশিয়ান ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ বাংলাদেশ
Asian University of Bangladesh Logo.jpg
MottoA New Horizon in Education
TypePrivate, coeducational
Established1996
ChancellorPresident Abdul Hamid
Vice-ChancellorAbul Hasan M Sadeq
Dean
  • Prof. Dr. Md. Musharaf Hossain , School of Business,
  • Jafar Sadeq, School of Sciences and Engineering,
  • Dr. Khalillur Rahman, School of Social Sciences
  • Dr. Md. Mohsin Uddin, School of Arts
Academic staff
270
Administrative staff
200
StudentsMore than 13000
UndergraduatesAUB offers 11 undergraduate programs in 10 departments under five schools.
Location,
CampusUttara Permanent campus = Ashulia
NicknameAUB
AffiliationsUniversity Grants Commission, Bangladesh
Website[1]


Asian University of Bangladesh (Bengali: এশিয়ান ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ বাংলাদেশ) or AUB is a private, coeducational university in Bangladesh. It was established on 4 January 1996 by the Private University Act 1992.[1] AUB permanent campus at Ashulia. The university is affiliated by University Grants Commission (Bangladesh) and managed by Asian University Trust.

Faculties[edit]

  • School of Business
  • School of Sciences & Engineering
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Arts
  • School of Education and Training

International advisors of AUB[edit]

An international council of advisors has been formed to advise AUB in its academic programs. The council consists of academicians from universities in Australia, Canada, Malaysia and the United States of America. The honourable advisors are:

Overseas linkages and accreditation[edit]

AUB has established linkages with overseas universities for academic cooperation in education and research. AUB has signed memoranda of understanding with the following universities:

Under an agreement, AUB students may study 50% of the courses at AUB and the remaining 50% of the courses at Ashland University, Ohio, USA for a degree from Ashland University. AUB students will be able to switch to the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, for a USQ degree with credit transfer at any point of their studies and also to University Tun Abdul Razak (UNITAR), Malaysia with similar facilities. Credit transfer facilities are available with some[which?] other universities.

AUB is accredited by and is a full member of APICS, which is a Switzerland-based body for the accreditation of universities and international cooperation in education.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Private University Act, 1992". 25 April 2003. Archived from the original on 25 April 2003.
  2. ^ "www.aub-bd.org/advisor.php". Archived from the original on 2012-01-10. Retrieved 2010-02-05.
  3. ^ "www.aub-bd.org/overseas_linkages.php". Archived from the original on 2009-06-04. Retrieved 2010-02-05.

Coordinates: 23°52′09″N 90°23′59″E / 23.8692°N 90.3996°E / 23.8692; 90.3996