Asian University for Women (AUW) is a preeminent liberal arts and sciences university seeking to educate the next generation of women leaders. At AUW, topics ranging from Politics, Philosophy and Economics to Bioinformatics and Public Health are not merely taught; they are explored and discovered through critical inquiry and close engagement with international faculty, conferences, internships, community service, and independent research.

Since opening its doors in 2008, AUW has graduated five classes totaling more than 530 alumnae. AUW graduates have gone on to pursue Master’s degrees and PhDs at prestigious institutions across Australia, Asia, Canada, Europe, and the United States. More than 90% of employed graduates are working at leading organizations in the public and private sectors.

Today the AUW student body consists of more than 700 students from 15 countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Syria, and Vietnam. All students are admitted solely on the basis of merit, regardless of their family’s income level, and nearly all students are on full scholarship.

AUW is chartered by the Parliament of Bangladesh, which ensures the University’s full institutional autonomy and academic freedom.

Why AUW

  • 800+ Students Enrolled
  • 700+ Graduates
  • Secure All-Women’s Learning Environment
  • Full Scholarships Available
  • Flexible Pre-University Preparatory Programs
  • American Style Liberal Arts & Sciences Curriculum
  • Dynamic Residential Campus / Hostels
  • Students Represent 15 Countries, 35+ Ethnicities, and 25+ Languages
  • Dedicated Faculty & Staff from 10+ Countries
  • Placements into top Internships, Graduate Schools, and Jobs
Programs taught in:
  • English

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BA

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Economics is the study of decision-making, and the factors that determine the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. The field helps individuals ... [+]

Economics is the study of decision-making and the factors that determine the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The field helps individuals understand historical and contemporary trends, and make predictions for the future of production and financial markets.

Courses Offered at A.U.W.

Accounting Banking & Finance Business Analytics Calculus Development Economics Econometrics Economics of Inequality Economics of Money, Banking & Financial Markets Entrepreneurship Environmental EconomicsFinancial Economics Game Theory Growth & Development Health Economics History of Economic Thought Industrial Organization International Trade Macroeconomics Microeconomics Managerial Economics Monetary Economics Labor Economics Political Economy Probability & Statistics Public Finance Research Methods ... [-]
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BSc

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Bioinformatics is the use of computer technologies to collect, manage and use biological data to improve the quality of life of individuals. Bioinformatics is useful for ... [+]

BIOINFORMATICS

Bioinformatics is the use of computer technologies to collect, manage and use biological data to improve the quality of life of individuals. Bioinformatics is useful for the fields of agriculture, health, environment, energy, and biotechnology. Here it promotes biomedical research and developments, improves curative and preventive medicines, identifies waste cleaning bacteria, and produces high-yield and low-maintenance crops.

Courses Offered at A.U.W.

Biochemistry Bioinformatics Biology Biostatistics Calculus Cell & Molecular Biology Chemistry Computer Programming Database Management Discrete Mathematics Ecology Environmental Health Environmental Microbiology Epidemiology Ethics Forensic Science Genetics & Genomics GIS & Remote Sensing Human Form & Function Nutrition Physics Probability & Statistics Protein Structure & Modeling Research Methodology ... [-]
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Environmental Sciences applies knowledge, tools, and techniques from a range of scientific disciplines in order to deal with environmental challenges, such as issues aris ... [+]

Environmental Sciences applies knowledge, tools, and techniques from a range of scientific disciplines in order to deal with environmental challenges, such as issues arising from the impact of human activities on natural systems.

Courses Offered at AUW

Biology Calculus Chemistry Climate Change Ecology Energy & Environment Environmental Chemistry & Toxicology Environmental Health Environmental Hydraulics Environmental MicrobiologyEthics Geology Hydrology / Water Management Natural Disasters Oceanic & Atmospheric Science Probability & Statistics Research Methodology Waste Management

Career Opportunities

Environmental Scientists pursue diverse career paths in the public and private sectors. Some work forgovernment and non-governmental agencies that address natural resources management, pollution, urban planning, agriculture, and industrial regulation.Others work for private companies, research institutions, and schools. Sample careers include Health Safety & Environment Policy Officer, Environmental Engineer, and Environmental Health Executive.... [-]

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Bachelor

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Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) is an interdisciplinary program that combines study from three disciplines. The study of philosophy equips students with the ab ... [+]

Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) is an interdisciplinary program that combines study from three disciplines. The study of philosophy equips students with the ability to reason rigorously and logically, and facilitates ethical reflection. The study of politics familiarizes students with the institutions that govern society and help solve collective action problems. The study of economics prepares students to contextualize political decisions and outcomes as they are often influenced by economic events and trends.

Courses Offered at AUW

Asian History, Languages & Religions Cities & Development Civil Wars Climate Change Leadership Comparative Politics Conflict Management & Post-War Development Democratic Theory Diplomacy & Statecraft Distributive Justice Gender Studies: History & Theories Globalization & Development Global Mental Health Global Ethics & Human Rights Growth & Development Health Care Ethics & Policy International Leadership International Relations Leadership, Politics & Psychology Macroeconomics Microeconomics Multilateral Diplomacy Philosophy Political Economy Political Identities of Asia Political Psychology Political Science Political Violence Probability & Statistics Research Methods Social Entrepreneurship Theories & Practices of Development ... [-]
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