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Asian University of Bangladesh

Asian University of Bangladesh (AUB)
এশিয়ান ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ বাংলাদেশ
Logo of the Asian University of Bangladesh
Motto A New Horizon in Education
Established 1996
Type Private, Coeducational
Chancellor President Abdul Hamid
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Abul Hasan Muhammad Sadeq
Dean
  • Md. Ashraf Hossain, School of Business,
  • Dr. Jafar Sadeq, School of Science and Engineering,
  • Md. Sharifuddin Khan, School of Social Sciences,
  • S.M. Gaziur Rahman, School of Arts
Students More than 7500
Undergraduates AUB offers 11 undergraduate programs in 10 departments under 5 schools.
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Campus Uttara
Nickname AUB
Affiliations University Grants Commission, Bangladesh
Website http://www.aub-bd.org

Asian University of Bangladesh (Bengali: এশিয়ান ইউনিভার্সিটি অফ বাংলাদেশ) or AUB is a private, coeducational university of Bangladesh. It was established on 4 January 1996 by the Private University Act 1992.[1] AUB has four campuses in Uttara, Dhanmondi, Khulna and Rajshahi. The university is affiliated by University Grants Commission (Bangladesh) and managed by Asian University Trust.

Contents

  • Faculties 1
    • Departments 1.1
  • International advisors of AUB 2
  • Overseas linkages and accreditation 3
  • References 4

Faculties

  • School of Business
  • School of Science & Engineering
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Arts
  • School of Education and Training

Departments

International advisors of AUB

An international council of advisors has been formed to advise AUB in its academic programs. The council consists of academicians from universities in Australia, Canada, Malaysia and the United States of America, who have considerable personal experience in education. The honourable advisors are:

Overseas linkages and accreditation

AUB has established linkages with overseas universities for academic cooperation in education and research. Accordingly, AUB has signed memoranda of understanding with the following universities:

Under an agreement, AUB students may study 50% of the courses at AUB and the remaining 50% of the courses at Ashland University, Ohio, USA for a degree from Ashland University. Also, AUB students will be able to switch to the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, for a USQ degree with credit transfer at any point of their studies and also to University Tun Abdul Razak (UNITAR), Malaysia with similar facilities. Credit transfer facilities are available with a number of other universities as well.

AUB is accredited by and is a full member of APICS, which is Switzerland-based body for accreditation of universities and international cooperation in education.[3]

References

  1. ^ Private University Act, 1992
  2. ^ www.aub-bd.org/advisor.php
  3. ^ www.aub-bd.org/overseas_linkages.php

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