It gives me much pleasure to be able to write this message as the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Global Village, a skill based high tech university of Bangladesh. The University started its academic activities in July 2017. It has three faculties and seven departments which are pursuing the academic deliberations and enhancement of research capabilities. It started its journey with more than seven hundred students in the first semester.

The three faculties include School of Engineering and Technology, School of Business and Economics and School of Humanities and Social Science. Educational programs include B.Sc in Computer Science and Engineering, B.Sc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, B.Sc in Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Business Administration, Masters of Business Administration, Executive Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in English. The process of opening of new academic disciplines is in progress.

The University is located at C&B road in Barisal. It has five-storied three academic buildings. Three Clubs namely Robotics club, Business club and English Club are running for the UGV’s Students. After admission, every student will have a student ID and a Student Profile. Every teacher will upload his/her lecture in Teachers’ profile after taking a class. Students can get the lecture easily on their student profile from any corner in the world. UGV has enriched its library and has accessibility for students to collect books from there. Both teachers and students participate in different curricular and co-curricular activities and give their best efforts to make the university a center of excellence. We give importance on quality education. Our motto is to develop capacity of students through proper knowledge and skill development. We are committed to take the university forward with the help of teachers, students, officers and employees who have been toiling hard to retain peace and order in the campus.


In recent years, a large number of universities have been established in Bangladesh. Nevertheless, the increase in the universities’ number, students, and faculty do not appear to have been reflected in a similar increase in the quality of education. The vision of University of Global Village (UGV) is to flourish as a prestigious seat of learning in the world. As a center of excellence, it aims at attracting scholars from all around the world and to create a dynamic environment for learning, research and innovation.


The mission of University of Global Village (UGV) is to foster the national development process through the creation of a center of excellence in higher education that is responsive to society’s needs, and able to develop creative leaders. It actively contributes to learning and the creation of knowledge. UGV is committed to provide higher education to students of Bangladesh at an affordable cost.


The goal of the University is to provide an excellent broad-based education with a focus on professional development for students to prepare them with the knowledge and skills necessary for leading the country. Along with this, UGV provides an environment for faculty development to ensure a dynamic teaching environment. Faculties will be provided with an environment in which they can enhance their teaching-learning abilities and contribute to the creation of new knowledge by developing and using their research skills.


• Project Based Learning (PBL).
• Competency Based Education, Training & Assessment (CBET&A).
• Education exchange program with foreign universities.
• Quality education at affordable cost.
• Full time faculty members with PhD degree from world’s reputed universities.
• Be a proud students of world class scholars.
• Have a skill based learning.
• Globally recognized degrees.
• Up to 100% waiver for meritorious and physically challenged students.
• Extra waiver for female students and children of freedom fighters.
• Convenient weekend and evening classes.
• Progressive curriculum and industry focused specialization.
• Employment assistance through job placement cell.
• Enriched E-library.
• Fully automated online based system.
• Modern laboratory facility.
• Co-curricular activities through student clubs.
• Hostel facilities.
• Transport facilities.

On behalf of UGV, I welcome you to this university and I hope that you will enjoy and benefit from your visit to this campus.

Prof. Dr. Jahangir Alam Khan
Ph.D (Canterbury), Post-Doc. (Lincoln), NZ
Professor of Economics
Vice Chancellor
University of Global Village (UGV)