North South University

North South University (NSU) is a private research university in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

North South University (NSU), the first private university in Bangladesh, was established in 1992 by the Foundation for Promotion of Education and Research (FPER). It was founded by a group of eminent industrialists, prominent patrons of education, notable philanthropists, widely experienced academics, and senior civil servants. NSU is accredited by the Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC) and is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).

NSU has a strong commitment to research and innovation. It has established several research centers and institutes, including the Institute of Information Technology and the Institute of Business Administration. NSU faculty members are actively involved in research and have published their work in leading international journals and conferences.

North South University (NSU) has a vibrant and active student life. The university has over 50 student clubs and organizations that cater to a wide range of interests, including sports, arts and culture, social service, and professional development.

NSU is a dynamic and growing university. It is committed to providing its students with a world-class education and to contributing to the social and economic development of Bangladesh.

North South University is ranked as the #5 top university in Bangladesh during 2023. The rank decreased by 1 point from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #3
University Name North South University
Name in Local Language নর্থসাউথ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Acronym NSU
Year Established 1992
Motto in English Center of Excellence in Higher Education
Colors Blue and white


Address Plot 15, Block B, Bashundhara, Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Phone +880 (2) 885 2000
Fax +880 (2) 885 2016
Website North South University Website
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Bachelor's Degrees Master's Degrees Doctorate Degrees Diplomas
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women

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