Rajshahi University or University of Rajshahi (Bengali: রাজশাহী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় Raajshaahi Bish-shobid-daloy) is a public university located in Rajshahi, a city in north-western Bangladesh. Rajshahi University was established in 1953, the second university to be established in what was then East Pakistan.
The university's forty-seven departments are organised into nine faculties. Rajshahi University is located in a 753 acres (3 km2) campus in Motihar, 3 kilometres (2 mi) from the Rajshahi city centre. With 25,000 students and close to 1000 academic staff, it is one of the largest universities in Bangladesh. In addition to hosting programs in the Engineering, arts, sciences, agriculture, social sciences, business studies and medical sciences, the university houses a number of institutes of higher studies. This is the premier university in Bangladesh to have online subscription of world renowned journals.
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... In late 2004 and early 2005, two professors of Rajshahi University got assassinated within three months professor Yunus from the economics department in December 2004 and professor Taher from the geology and ... has been focused on politics among university teaching staff ... In 2005, a professor of the university was arrested for links with the Ahle Hadith Andolon Bangladesh ...
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