Manarat International University

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Manarat International University
Motto "A Center of Academic and Moral Excellence"
Type Private
Established 2001
Chancellor President Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sirajuddaula Shaheen
Academic staff
Students 3000
Location Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Gulshan
Nickname MIU
Affiliations University Grants Commission (Bangladesh)

Manarat International University (MIU) is a private university in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established in 2001 by the Manarat Trust, which had run a first grade school and college for more than twenty years.


  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Pharmacy
  • Department of English
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Law
  • Department of Media studies and Journalism

The university offers the following postgraduate programmes:

  • Masters of Arts in English
  • Masters of Business Administration(MBA)


Manarat International University library — MIU Library — has more than 16000 books, 200 e-books, 150 DVDs and a collection of print journals and other publications. The library subscribes to 10 local journals, 5 foreign and 5 local magazines, one foreign daily and most of the leading national dailies published from Dhaka.

The library can accommodate over 200 students in its reading rooms. On average 800 students use the library each day. The library has two branches: one at Gulshan Campus and another at Mirpur Campus.

Research scope[edit]

Manarat University inspires and provides ample opportunity for research. The pharmacy department's laboratories are well equipped by modern research items. It has launched the following labs for pharmacy department:

  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology Lab
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis lab
  • Pharmaceutical Technology lab
  • Pharmacognosy Lab
  • Medicinal chemistry Lab
  • Animal Lab for Physiological Research
  • Chemistry Lab (for synthetic chemistry)

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Students of MIU are very enthusiastic. They organize and participate in seminars, organize cultural, sports, create mass consciousness (e.g., rally to prevent swine flu) and entertainment (e.g., Pitha Utshob) and activities and competitions like flora PC scholar of MIU.

Coordinates: 23°47′28″N 90°25′15″E / 23.7910°N 90.4209°E / 23.7910; 90.4209