The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) has been listed in the global top 100 innovative universities in the 2021 World's Universities with Real Impact (WURI) ranking.
The university's inclusion in the list was officially announced by the WURI Founding Director, Project Leader and Professor Emeritus of Seoul National University, Moon Hwy-Chang in a virtual ceremony held on Thursday.
ULAB is the only Bangladeshi university that has been placed among the top 100 universities this year, said a media statement on Saturday quoting Professor Hwy-Chang.
WURI was created to evaluate the innovative programmes of universities and measure their performance in creating real value to society and providing opportunities for the future.
ULAB's acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Shamsad Mortuza lauded the resilience and team work of ULAB family that made this global endorsement possible.
"The ranking will galvanise our commitment to change the ecology of higher education in Bangladesh," he said.
ULAB's WURI project leader Professor Jude William Genilo, said "ULAB has always seen itself as a partner in community and nation building. It has an enabling environment that supports creativity and innovation."