Bangladesh University

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Bangladesh University
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Type Private
Established 2001 (2001)
Founder Quazi Azher Ali
Chancellor President of Bangladesh
Vice-Chancellor Anwarul Haque Sharif[1]
Academic staff
160[2]
Administrative staff
110[2]
Students 6,500[2]
Location Mohmmadpur
23°45′46″N 90°22′03″E / 23.7629°N 90.3674°E / 23.7629; 90.3674Coordinates: 23°45′46″N 90°22′03″E / 23.7629°N 90.3674°E / 23.7629; 90.3674
Campus Urban
Affiliations University Grants Commission Bangladesh
Website bu.edu.bd
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Bangladesh University (BU) (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a for-profit, sectarian, private university located near the Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The university was established in 2001 under the Private University Act 1992.[3] The university was established in 2001 by Quazi Azher Ali.[4] He served as the founder president and first vice chancellor of the university during 2001-2009.[5]

Faculties and departments[edit]

Bangladesh University has the following faculties and departments:

Faculty of Business (SB)
  • Dept. of Accounting
  • Dept. of Finance
  • Dept. of General Management
  • Dept. of Marketing
  • Dept. of Management Information System
  • Dept. of International Business
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
  • Dept. of Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)
Faculty of Arts
  • Dept. of English
  • Dept. of Economics
  • Dept. of Law
  • Dept. of Sociology
Faculty of Science
  • Dept. of Architecture
  • Dept. of Environmental Science
  • Dept. of Pharmacy
  • Dept. of Medical Lab Technology
  • Dept. of Mathematics

Academic calendar[edit]

The academic system of BU consists with three semesters:

  • Spring semester
  • Summer semester
  • Fall semester

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Anwarul new Bangladesh Univ VC". The Daily Star. 2017-03-06. Retrieved 2017-12-22. 
  2. ^ a b c "Information". Bangladesh University. Retrieved 9 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "The Private University Act, 1992". sai.uni-heidelberg.de. Retrieved 6 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Information". www.bu.edu.bd. BANGLADESH UNIVERSITY. Retrieved 2018-01-06. 
  5. ^ "Death anniversary of Quazi Azher Ali". The Daily Star. 2017-12-14. Retrieved 2018-01-06. 

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