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.
ULAB offers degree programs in the following schools:
Department of Media Studies and Journalism
Bachelor of Social Science, Media Studies and Journalism
Masters in Communication
Department of Business Administration
Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETE)
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
ULAB’s General Education Program (GED) is a non-degree-granting program, which runs courses to fulfill the liberal arts curriculum.
|School of Arts and Humanities||Prof. Kaiser Hamidul Haq, PhD (Dean)|
|BA and MA in English||Prof. Shamsad Mortuza, PhD (Head)|
|School of Business||Prof. Imran Rahman (Dean)|
|Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)||A F Wazir Ahmad, PhD (Director)|
|Graduate Business Programs (MBA and EMBA)||Shawkat Kamal (Director)|
|School of Social Sciences||Prof. Jude William R. Genilo, PhD (Dean)|
|MSS, Media Studies and Journalism
and Masters in Communication
|Prof. Jude William R. Genilo, PhD (Head)|
|School of Science and Engineering||Prof. HM Jahirul Haque, PhD (Dean)|
|BSc, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)||Dr. A K M Muzahidul Islam, PhD (Head)|
|BSc, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETE)||Prof. HM Jahirul Haque, PhD (Head)|
|BSc, Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)||Professor S M Mahbubur Rahman, PhD (Head)|
|General Education Program||Prof. Muhammad Ibrahim, PhD (Head)|
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ULAB has eight centers which conduct research, run workshops and conferences; promote knowledge creation, and advocate best practices.
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.