Message From
Vice Chancellor


Khulna University (Bengali: খুলনা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a public university in Bangladesh.[1] It is situated at Gollamari, Khulna, Bangladesh, by the river Moyur, beside the Khulna-Satkhira highway. The academic programs of Khulna University started on 31 August 1991 with 80 students in four disciplines.[2] As of November 2019, the university has 29 disciplines under six schools and two institutes.[3] It is the only public university in Bangladesh where student politics is not allowed.[4]

In 1974, the Kudrat-e-Khuda Commission stated the importance of establishing a public university in Khulna Division in its final report. The government finalized the programme of establishing a university at Khulna on 4 January 1987 and the Khulna University Act was passed in the Bangladesh National Parliament in July 1990.[5] Distinctive law named খুলনা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় আইন (The Khulna University Act, 1990) passed in the parliament empowers the university.[6] The university started its formal inauguration of academic activities on 25 November 1991.

Prof. Mahmood Hossain, PhD
Khulna University.