The University of Chittagong (Chittagong University, Bengali: চট্টগ্রাম বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, CU in short) is a public, multidisciplinary, research university located in Hathazari Upazila, Chittagong District, Bangladesh. The university was established in 1966. It is one of the largest universities by campus area in Bangladesh, and has approximately 22,000 students and 750 faculty members.
University of Chittagong is located in Fatehpur Union, Hathazari Upazila about 22 kilometers north of the Chittagongcity around 1753.88 acres of hilly and flat land. The university was officially launched on 18 November 1966.
Chittagong University was founded on 3 December 1965 by Fazlul Qadir Chaudhry in Chittagong City. He was one of the main facilitators for the demand of the university.
The university opened on 18 November 1966 with Master of Arts program classes for 200 students in the Departments of Bengali, English, History, and Economics. The Departments of Medicine, Engineering, Law, and Education were later incorporated as separate departments in colleges outside the university.
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