Daffodil International University
|Motto||A distinguished landmark in higher education|
|Vice-Chancellor||Yousuf Mahbubul Islam|
|Affiliations||University Grants Commission Bangladesh and Dafffodil group|
Daffodil International University (Bengali: ড্যাফোডিল আন্তর্জাতিক বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়]) (DIU), is a co-educational private university located in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established on 24 January 2002 under the Private University Act, 1992.
DIU is the first university in Bangladesh to have signed the UN's Commitment to Sustainable Practices of Higher Education Institutions.
- Undergraduate and postgraduate: 28
- International IT certification courses: 6
- Proposed programs: 8
- Short courses: 5
There are 23 departments under five faculties:
Faculty of Science & Information Technology
- Department of Computer Science and Engineering
- Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management
- Department of Software Engineering
- Department of Multimedia and Creative Technology
- Department of Natural Sciences
Faculty of Business & Economics
- Department of Business Administration
- Department of Commerce
- Department of Real Estate
- Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management
- Department of Entrepreneurship Development
Faculty of Engineering
- Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
- Department of Textile Engineering
- Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Department of Architecture
- Department of Civil Engineering (Proposed)
Faculty of Applied Health Science
- Department of Pharmacy
- Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering
- Department of Public Health
- Department of Life Science
- Department of Genetic And Biotechnology
Faculty of Humanities & Social Science
- Department of English
- Department of Law
- Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
The University facilitates online admission for applicants from distant areas.
- CSIC 5th-ranked university in Bangladesh
- 4ICU 7th-ranked university in Bangladesh based on web popularity (2013)
- Membership, International Association of Universities (2013)
D. Litt. Conferred by DIU
- Introduction. "About DIU". Retrieved 2011-10-22.
- "Private University Act, 1992". Sai.uni-heidelberg.de. 1992-08-09. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- "ROLL OF COMMITMENTS | RIO20". Rio20.euromed-management.com. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
- "Faculties". Daffodil International University. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- "Bangladesh: Ranking Web of Universities". Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain). Retrieved 2013-05-11.
- "Top Colleges & Universities in Bangladesh : 2013 University Web Rankings". 4icu.org. 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-11.
- International Association of Universities (2013-04-22). "Institutions : International Association of Universities". Iau-aiu.net. Retrieved 2013-05-11.