Independent University, Bangladesh

3.8 out of 5 (12 ratings / 10 reviews) Dhaka, Bangladesh
Founded in 1993, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) is one of the oldest private universities in Bangladesh where academic excellence is a tradition, teaching a passion and lifelong learning a habit. IUB currently has more than 4000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 3560 alumni. The student population is projected to grow at 10% annually. The students of IUB experience an exciting academic life with copious opportunity to explore and nurture their innate talent.

Master's Programmes

About

Independent University, Bangladesh is committed to producing graduates of international standard who will be equipped to provide new leadership to the national economy through skilled employment, entrepreneurship and/or applied research. The curriculum of IUB has been carefully designed to provide students with (1) Communication skills, (2) socio-cultural background, (3) applied skills or project based experience and (4) an area of sub-specialization. During the first year, students take courses on learning skills, national culture and electives in arts and science.

To ensure international standards in teaching and to provide wide options for students to study abroad or acquire international experience, IUB maintains peer relations with a large number of the world’s top-ranking universities and institutions. The programme of study and the academic regulations of this university are based on the American course structure and semester system.

IUB offers a 4-year Bachelor's degree with Honours in Arts (BA), Business Administration (BBA), Social Science (BSS) and Science (B.Sc) in interdisciplinary areas of (1) Business, (2) Engineering & Computer Science, (3) Environmental Science and Management, (4) Social Sciences and Arts, (5) Life Science and (6) Law.

The School of Business of the University offers degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) & Master of Science (MSc.) in Economics. The School of Engineering & Computer Science offers Master of Science (MSc.) in Computer Networks & Communications, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering and Telecommunication Engineering. The School of Environmental Science and Management offers Master of Science (MSc.) in Climate Change and Development, Environment Management and Floodplain & Disaster Management. Master in Public Health (MPH) is offered by School of Public Health. The University also offers graduate program of Master of Social Science (MSS) in Development Studies and Media and Communication under the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

The faculty members of IUB are actively engaged in research and publish regularly in peer-reviewed journals. Along with conventional classroom based teaching, students are engaged in research relatively early in their studies. IUB has academic research collaborations with various universities including Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Colorado at Boulder, Brown University, McMaster University, University of Heidelberg, University of South Alabama, Southern Illinois University, University of Vermont, University of Minnesota, Aga Khan University, Institute of Psychiatry in Pakistan, Public Health Foundation of India, Institute for Research and Development, Sri Lanka.

Research

The faculty members of IUB are actively engaged in research and publish regularly in peer-reviewed journals. Along with conventional classroom based teaching, students are engaged in research relatively early in their studies. IUB has academic research collaborations with various universities including Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Colorado at Boulder, Brown University, McMaster University, University of Heidelberg, University of South Alabama, Southern Illinois University, University of Vermont, University of Minnesota, Aga Khan University, Institute of Psychiatry in Pakistan, Public Health Foundation of India, Institute for Research and Development, Sri Lanka.

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Services

The IUB campus sprawling over 3 acre, has an amphitheatre, the state-of-the-art laboratories, well-equipped library with online access to journals and books, above 50 classrooms, lecture galleries, auditorium, gymnasium, food court, playground, medical centre, counselling centre and an alumni office. IUB also has dormitory facilities for female students from outside Dhaka and foreign students and a guesthouse for visiting scholars.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

That's a great experience. Faculty and our campus environment is really amazing. All courses are credits system and no need to worry about thing.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I guess it's a good opportunity for all the students around the world. Every student will be beneficial and will gain much knowledge to compete in this modern world.

Perfect !
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

it was an amazing journey through the path of knowledge

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