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General Description

Founded in 1993, Independent University, Bangladesh 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.

IUB has always maintained its motto of sustaining an ideal student teacher ratio of 20:1. It has close to 250 faculty members committed to deliver academic excellence and provide the students a unique learning experience. Hence the teaching approach of our world class community of faculty is distinctive.                                                

IUB has moved to its brand new US $ 30 million state of the art campus in Bashundhara, Dhaka.  The University also has dormitory facilities and guest house for foreign students and visiting scholars. 

IUB is distinctive in its emphasis on a broad based liberal arts curriculum based on a North American model which is significantly at variance with traditional discipline specific curricula of other universities in the country and the region. The mission of IUB is to deliver a high quality education which will help foster thinking across disciplines, encourage tolerance and understanding of diverse cultural and social traditions, nurture essential values and prepare students for a fast changing world.                  

The University has 6 schools (the School of Business, School of Engineering & Computer Science, School of Environmental Science & Management, School of Liberal Arts &  Social Sciences, School of Life Sciences and School of Public Health ) offering 4-year undergraduate programs in Finance,

Accounting, Marketing,  Management, MIS, HR Management, Economics, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science, English Literature, English Language Teaching, Media & Communication, Anthropology and Environmental Science & Management, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Genetic Engineering. IUB also offers graduate programs at the masters level in Business Administration, Computer Science, Telecommunication Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer                    

Networks and Communications, Public Health, Development Studies, and, Natural Resources & Disaster Management and Environment & Management

Currently like other private universities, approximately 69% of the student enrollment is in business related subjects reflecting market demands. IUB is committed however to providing a diverse set of curricular offerings and is rapidly expanding its portfolio to include in the next two years subjects such as Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Sociology, Architecture, Government and Political Science, Public Policy and Pharmacy.

Contact Information

Plot 16, Block B Aftabuddin Ahmed Road Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Phone: 88-02-8401645-53, 8402065-76 , Fax: 028401905

Admission Notice

Stipends offered

No scholarship found

Research Facility

N/A