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University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (Bengali: লিবারেল আর্টস বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় বাংলাদেশ) (ULAB) is a private liberal arts-based University in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Founded in February 2002, permission to open was received from the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh in November 2003, pursuant to the Private University Act 1992.

ULAB incorporates the values of Liberal Arts and Sustainability into its curricula, through its General Education Department and its Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). ULAB is a research-intensive University, with multiple research opportunities for its faculty members and students.

Click on the links above to find out more about ULAB’s History, Mission & Values, and our Strategic Vision.

Schools and Degree-Granting Programs (UGC Approved)

ULAB offers degree programs in the following schools:

School of Arts and Humanities

Department of English and Humanities
Bachelor of Arts in English
Master of Arts in English

School of Social Science

Department of Media Studies and Journalism
Bachelor of Social Science, Media Studies and Journalism
Masters in Communication

School of Business

Department of Business Administration
Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

School of Science and Engineering

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering

Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Electrical Engineering (opening Fall 2016)

ULAB’s General Education Program (GED) is a non-degree-granting program, which runs courses to fulfill the liberal arts curriculum.

Heads of schools and departments

spacer School of Arts and Humanities  spacer Prof. Kaiser Hamidul Haq, PhD (Dean)
spacer spacerBA and MA in English spacer Prof. Shamsad Mortuza, PhD (Head)
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School of Business Prof. Imran Rahman (Acting Director)
spacerBachelor of Business Administration (BBA) A F Wazir Ahmad, PhD (Director)
spacerGraduate Business Programs (MBA and EMBA) Akhtar Ahmed (Advisor)
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School of Social Sciences Prof. Jude William R. Genilo, PhD (Dean)
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Prof. Jude William R. Genilo, PhD (Head)
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School of Science and Engineering Prof. HM Jahirul Haque, PhD (Dean)
spacerBSc, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Prof. Sazzad Hossain, PhD (Head)
spacerBSc, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETE) Prof. Rezaul Karim Mazumder, PhD (Head)
spacerBSc, Electronics and Electrical Engineering (EEE)
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General Education Program Prof. Muhammad Ibrahim, PhD (Head)

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Click here to search for faculty members, or visit any one of the above schools above.

Research Centers

ULAB has eight centers which conduct research, run workshops and conferences; promote knowledge creation, and advocate best practices.

Co-Curricular activities

Clubs are the mainstay of co-curricular life and activities. ULAB is a member of Duke of Edinburgh’s Award program. The Department of Media Studies & Journalism also has apprenticeship programs for the students. Click here for the official clubs and apprenticeship programs of ULAB.

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The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.