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University of Asia Pacific

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Joined August 2018

UAP is a government approved private university situated in Dhaka, Bangladesh.The main objective of UAP is to provide high quality education at tertiary level.

Presence in: Bangladesh
Focus: Education

University of Asia Pacific (UAP) was established in 1996 by the University of Asia Pacific Foundation (UAPF) as a private university under the Private University Act 1992, with a vision to enhance the opportunities for higher education in Bangladesh. The curriculum of UAP has been approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) of the GoB. The University started its operation in 1996 and offered four years bachelor degree programs in Computer Science and Engineering and Business Administration. At present UAP offers undergraduate programs in nine disciplines and graduate programs in eight disciplines.

UAP, sponsored by UAPF, a non-profit, non-commercial foundation based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The principal aim of the Foundation is to promote human and social development through improve educational opportunities, innovative educational programs relevant to the needs of an emerging society and to develop skills, know-how and awareness of the youth through appropriate institutional grooming.

People Associated With This Organization

Md. Abdur Rahim

Bangladesh  
University of Asia Pacific
Joined August 2018
Interests: Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Justice, Other, Traditional / Customary Justice
Having completed LLB(Hons) and LLM from Department of Law and Justice, Rajshahi University I joined Dhaka Bar Association as an advocate under the umbrella of Advocates and Attorneys Law Firm in 2007. Then I switched to Department of Law and Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific in 2008 and have been promoted to the post of Assistant Professor in 2011 there.
Apart from giving lectures at the classrooms I have conducted different research projects relating to the laws of various dimensions including environmental laws, refugee laws, procedural laws of courts, prisons law.
To me law is a tool for strengthening the weaker and the knowledge of law (especially law of the land) should be made fundamental for all.
Md. Abdur Rahim is the network champion (main point of contact) for University of Asia Pacific.

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