DIMFF placed 28th in 2021 WURI Ranking

22 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF), a signature event from the Media Studies and Journalism department of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), has been ranked number 28 in the Entrepreneurial Spirit category in the World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI) ranking for 2021, reports UNB.

The WURI ranking comprises the global top 100 and top 50 in each of these areas: Industrial Application, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Social Responsibility, Ethics, and Integrity; Student Mobility and Openness for Exchange and Collaboration; and Crisis Management.

This year’s WURI ranking acknowledged ULAB which has placed 27th in Crisis Management, 28th in the Entrepreneurial Spirit with DIMFF, and 39th in Ethics and Integrity.

 Moon Hwy-Chang, the WURI Founding Director, Project Leader and Professor Emeritus of Seoul National University, officially cited this world-standing of ULAB at a virtual ceremony in Seoul on Thursday. “ULAB is the only Bangladeshi university to place within the top 100 universities this year,” Prof Hwy-Chang said.

Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival 2022 (DIMFF-2022) is all set for its eighth term with a bunch of dedicated team members working passionately on their respective teams. The film submissions are open till 23rd September in 2021.

The selected films will be screened at the festival's opening and closing sessions on February 25-26, 2022.