About US

About Us

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:

Department of English and Humanities

Programs under Department of English and Humanities
Bachelor of Arts, English and Humanities
Master of Arts, English

Department of Media Studies and Journalism

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

Department of Business

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

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Program under Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)

Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

Program under Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETE)

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Program under Department of Department of Electrical & 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.

Heads of schools and departments

spacer Department of English 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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  Department of Business   Prof. Imran Rahman (Dean)
  spacerBachelor of Administration (BBA)   A F Wazir Ahmad, PhD (Director)
  spacerMaster of Business Administration (MBA)   Asif U. Ahmed (Director)
  spacerExecutive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)   Sajid Amit (Director)
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  Department of Media Studies and Journalism   Prof. Jude William R. Genilo, PhD (Dean)
  spacerMSS, Media Studies and Journalism
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  Prof. Jude William R. Genilo, PhD (Head)
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  Department of Computer Science and Engineering    
  spacerBSc, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)   Prof. Syed Akhter Hossain, PhD (Head)
  Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering    
  spacerBSc, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETE)   Prof. M. Mofazzal Hossain, PhD (Head)
  Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering    
  spacerBSc, Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)   Prof. M. Mofazzal Hossain, PhD (Head)
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  General Education Program   Prof. Shahnaj Husne Jahan, PhD (Head)

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

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.