History & Mission
Southern University of Bangladesh is located at the south-eastern part of Bangladesh called Chittagong. The region with its lash green beauty that stands as the historic gateway to Bangladesh. It is the second largest city popularly known as commercial capital of Bangladesh. The port city has an international airport, extended sea beach and an export processing zone (EPZ) for direct foreign investments.
1998: To fulfill the academic, moral and practical needs of business graduates with computer knowledge an Institute was established for joint enrollment programs to offer Bachelor, Master's in a variety of disciplines.
2000: The Institute (IMIT) became an affiliated institute of Various University.
2001: The sponsors of the institute formed a non-profit organization(AJ Foundation) under which Southern University was sponsored and established.
2002: To offer high quality educational opportunities in order to enable students to reach their individual academic goals, Southern University Bangladesh absorbed IMIT. University Grants Commission (UGC) Bangladesh, which is the highest accredited body for Bangladeshi universities and the Ministry of Education of the Govt. of Bangladesh recognizes Southern University's curriculum and approves Southern as one of the legal private universities in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Southern University's mission is to offer high quality educational opportunities to enable students to reach their individual academic goals.
The vision of Southern University Bangladesh is to provide the highest quality personal educational experience for students in Chittagong and beyond. Our vision is to create and maintain personal environment for students, employees, alumni, and visitors from diverse backgrounds to be a catalyst for individual and professional growth within an international setting. Our vision is to effectively serve the needs of the region while fulfilling the University's fundamental educational mission.
Implementation of the Mission
This mission is accomplished by offering specialized course works in a variety of disciplines. A highly individualized, creative learning environment incorporates both traditional and innovative instructional techniques.
Programs are highly flexible involving directed course works together with supervised study and research.
University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religious affiliation or disability in any of its programs or activities.
To provide services and programming for students that will complement their educational experiences and prepare them to live and work in the new century.
To enhance the University's efficiency and effectiveness in order to help fulfill its vision and mission.
The Board of Trustees adopted the Vision Statement, Mission Statement and Goals of the University on May 13, 1999.
Degree Program Goals
The goal of all Southern University degree programs is to offer students the opportunity to obtain a high quality education designed to develop competent individuals who possess the skills necessary for personal growth and professional advancement.