Since its establishment in 1966, the University of Chittagong has grown to become one of the flagship research-led universities which is known for the excellence of its teaching, research, and services to local, national and international communities.
CU is continuously growing in its quality teaching and in-depth research along with its tangible infra-structural developments with commendable architectural designs. As one of the largest and oldest universities in Bangladesh, it comprises ten faculties including the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Marine Sciences and Fisheries and Faculty of Medicine.
CU is different it its campus-design, curricular & extra-curricular activities, ecological settings and natural surroundings with its defining characteristics. At present, CU has more than 27,000 students, 54 departments/institutes, and about 900 well-qualified teaching staffs. CU is one of the leading universities in Bangladesh in terms of quality research conducted by the faculties and post-graduate students. It has increasing number of quality publications published by faculties and post-graduate students in the internationally acclaimed research journals. The students of CU regularly win the top positions at the national level in debate, sports, computer programming, engineering designs and competition for business ideas. It is also the proud home to fine student-athletes, where performers win medals at national and international multi-sport events. For those reasons and many more, students identify CU by choice in ever-increasing numbers for building their personal, professional and academic careers.
I do welcome all to take a virtual tour to explore the beauty and strength of CU in its academic and natural settings.