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Six Bangladeshi Universities Listed in WURI Ranking 2022

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 27th June, 2022 07:41:49 PM
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Six Bangladeshi universities have entered the Global Top Innovative Universities of the World Universities with Real Impact (WURI) Ranking 2022.

As shown in the website ( ), the placements of the said universities were as follows: University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh - ULAB (ranked 96), International University of Business, Agriculture and Technology - IUBAT (ranked 101 to 200), American International University Bangladesh – AIUB (ranked 101 to 200), World University of Bangladesh – WUB (ranked 101 to 200), Canadian University of Bangladesh – CUB (ranked 201 to 300) and Daffodil International University – DIU (ranked 201 to 300).

Bangladesh’s top ranked university, ULAB, has moved up four notches in WURI’s Global Top Innovative Universities – from rank 100 in 2021 to rank 96 in 2022.  The top five ranked universities in the world were: (1) Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute (USA); (2) Arizona State University (USA); (3) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA); (4) Stanford University (USA); and (5) University of Pennsylvania (USA).

The WURI Ranking was developed by the Hanseatic League of Universities (HLU); its mission is on innovation in teaching and research in higher education institutions. 

Given its mission, HLU has formed an alternative ranking system called WURI, which evaluates a university's real contribution to society and highlights creative innovative approaches to university research and education.