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Asian University for Women

Address: 20 / A, MM Ali Road, Chittagong 4000, Bangladesh

Description Asian University for Women

  • Established: 2006
  • Type: higher education institution
  • Location: Chittagon, Bangladesh
  • Language of instruction: English.

Asian University for Women (AUW) was founded in 2006 and has the status of a higher educational institution in Bangladesh, is one of the top 40 best universities in the country.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Asian University for Women

Program name

Preliminary Preparatory Courses (Pathways for Promise)

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 1 year.

The Pathways for Promise curriculum was launched in 2016 and is designed for young women with social and economic problems.

Mandatory components of the program are:

  • English: level of listening and speaking (level 1,2,3)
  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Karate / Classical Dance
  • Extensive reading.

Preparatory Courses (Access Academy)

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 1 year.

This program is focused on the development of communication skills in English, critical thinking, problem solving and strategies for lifelong learning. Access Academy is designed to help students overcome previous deficiencies in their education and prepare for the AUW undergraduate program.


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 3 years.

The undergraduate programs at Asian University for Women are set up for an in-depth study of social analysis, ethical reasoning, literature, civilization and the arts, science, computer science, mathematics, writing, and topics specifically focused on regional issues in Asia and women's issues. After the end of the first year of study, students need to begin term work in their chosen direction of a bachelor's degree (BSc or BA):

  • bioinformatics
  • economy
  • environmental science
  • politics, philosophy and economics
  • health care.

Accommodation, housing and food

The university provides a hostel and catering services to all interested students.

The cost of living and meals is $ 3000 / year.


  • 85% of Asian University for Women students receive scholarship support
  • The university has developed the Auw Work Study program, which provides students with the opportunity to develop professional skills and work during training.

Equipment Asian University for Women

The main building of AUW is located in Chittagong. The material and technical base of the university consists of:

  • libraries
  • computer lab
  • center for writers
  • scientific and mathematical center.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at the university consists of two semesters: the autumn begins in August, the summer in May.

Additional expenses:

  • Entrance fee $ 600
  • Refundable deposit 200 $
  • Books, study guides, etc. 2400 $ / year
  • Registration fees $ 600 / year.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the university, local citizens must:

  • finish 10 + 2 classes
  • get an average of 60 points or equivalent marks (IELTS 5.0 / CEF B1 +) on final exams, including 60 points in mathematics and English.
  • demonstrate leadership potential and abilities through participation in extracurricular activities.

To transfer to AUW you need:

  • cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.85 from a former university
  • demonstrate leadership potential and abilities through participation in extracurricular activities.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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