Dr. Borhan Uddin Khan
Professor &Head Department of Law Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)
Welcome to the Law Department’s Website! We hope our site conveys the stimulating atmosphere, diverse student body, and not just only Asian but world-class faculty and programs you’ll find here.Top students in Bangladesh and abroad are enrolled toDepartment of Law, IUB because of our aim to becoming top Law School in South Asia.Our reputation for value and our law-in-action approach to teaching and learning the law is an approach that sets us apart from other law schools. We are located in the heart of Dhaka city, a beautiful and affordable city campus located near the International airport. As the capital city, Dhakais home to many law firms, courts and government agencies, which create extensive learning opportunities for our students. Dhakacombines the excitement of many higher learning institutions with thriving arts and cultural centers, multicultural restaurants, beautiful scenic areas, and a culture of environmental sustainability. Our students span a variety of backgrounds, ages, interests, racial and cultural heritages, nationalities, and life experiences. Student population includes local and international with a reasonable ratio from outside Bangladesh, with students coming from more than 20 different countries. Students hail from a range of private and public institutions from across Dhakaand the all over the country. Academics in the Department of Law, IUB are nationally recognized coming from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. They have been academics in world-class universities, public defenders and prosecutors, corporate lawyers and litigators, and have worked for large law firms, government agencies, and nonprofit institutions. Our faculty is strongly committed to excellence in teaching, combining sophisticated theoretical and analytical perspectives with intense practical training. We structure the first semester so that students can study in a small section with the same group, which enables them to develop close and enduring relationships with that instructor, as well as with fellow law students. The Law Department is known for its strong experiential learning opportunities and skills training. Extensive clinical programs give students the opportunity to develop their lawyering skills while helping clients, under the supervision of our remarkable clinical faculty. We offer opportunities in a wide variety of contexts and practice areas, including International Law, criminal law, business and commercial law, Banking and Financial Law, and entrepreneurship. We also offer a range of simulation courses, which develop legal skills and judgment and prepare our graduates to be practice-ready when they complete their law Department training. Throughout their time at the Law Department, students are provided with the opportunity to interact with practicing lawyers, senior judges and legal consultants. This introduction to what is possible with a IUBLaw degree starts early and helps students find the career that is their best fit in their respective jurisdiction. The decision to choose law Department is an important one, and you’ve already taken the first step by visiting our website and learning all you can about us. I hope you will consider joining this energetic, intellectually engaged and personally supportive community. If we can help as you make your decision, both about whether law Department is right for you and whether this law Department is the right place for you, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Of course, we would welcome the chance to show you all we have to offer in person. To arrange a visit please contact us.