Independent University, Bangladesh

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Independent University
Independent University, Bangladesh logo.png
Motto Teacheth Man That Which He Knew Not
(The motto is taken from Pickthall's translation of the fifth verse of Surah Al-'Alaq of the Quran)
Type Private
Established 1993 (1993)
Chancellor President Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Mohammed Omar Ejaz Rahman
Academic staff
180 (full-time faculty), 76 (adjunct faculty). Total – 256
Students More than 5,500 undergraduate and graduate students
Location Bashundhara, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Plot 16, Block B, Aftabuddin Ahmed Road, Bashundhara R/A, 1229 Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Colors           Blue and Saffron
Chancellor Zillur Rahman speech on 14th Convocation

Independent University, Bangladesh (Bengali: ইন্ডিপেন্ডেন্ট বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) or IUB is a university located in Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The business school of the university has received American accreditation from ACBSP. It was established in 1993 by the Private University Act, 1992.[1][2]

School of Business[edit]

Undergraduate program[edit]

The school offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. Available areas of concentration are accounting, finance, general management, human resource management, international business, management information systems, and marketing.[3]

Graduate program[edit]

The school offers an MBA degree. Students are allowed up to five years from the date of initial enrollment to complete the degree requirements. It is possible to finish the program within five semesters by taking the maximum course load, or within three semesters if students have waivers or transfer courses. Available areas of concentration are: banking, finance, human resources management, and marketing.[4]


Independent Business Review (IBR) is the official journal of the School of Business. It was established in 2008, and is published bi-annually. It accepts papers about application of theory to real life business administration or management activities.


  1. ^ Private University Act, 1992, archived from the original on 2003-04-25, retrieved 2007-06-17 
  2. ^ IUB at a glance, Information about the University, retrieved 2015-08-30 
  3. ^ "Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)" (PDF). School of Business. Independent University, Bangladesh. 
  4. ^ "Master of Business Administration (MBA)" (PDF). School of Business. Independent University, Bangladesh. 

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Coordinates: 23°48′56″N 90°25′40″E / 23.81568°N 90.42768°E / 23.81568; 90.42768