Bangladesh Islami University

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Bangladesh Islami University
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Type Private,
Established 2006
Chancellor Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Anwarullah Chowdhury
Academic staff
Business Administration, Law, English, Islamic Studies
Students Around 14,000
Undergraduates 10,000
Postgraduates 4,000
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus 89/12, RK Mission Road, Maniknagar, Bishwa Road, Dhaka-1203
Affiliations University Grants Commission
Website www.biu.ac.bd

Bangladesh Islami University (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ ইসলামী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয) is a private university located at Gopibag, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

History[edit]

Bangladesh Islami University was opened in 2006 by prime minister Begum Khaleda Zia at the request of Syed Kamaluddin Zafree, a prominent Islamic scholar.[2] Syed Kamaluddin Zafree later became a member of the governing body of the university.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangladesh Islami University". University Grants Commission of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ "Private universities have their role to play". The Holiday. 1 April 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bangladesh Islami University". Bangladesh Islami University. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 

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Coordinates: 23°43′16″N 90°25′43″E / 23.7212°N 90.4287°E / 23.7212; 90.4287