University of Dhaka is the oldest university in modern Bangladesh. Established in 1921 University of Dhaka opened its doors to students with Sir P.J. Hartog as the first Vice-Chancellor of the University. The University was set up in a picturesque part of the city known as ‘Ramna’ on 600 acres of land.  At present the University consists of 13 Faculties, 80 Departments, 11 Institutes, 20 residential halls, 3 hostels and more than 51 Research Centers. The number of students and teachers has risen to about 37,064 and 1,926 respectively.

The main purpose of the University was to create new areas of knowledge and disseminate this knowledge to the society through its students. Since its inception the University has a distinct character of having distinguished scholars as faculties who have enriched the global pool of knowledge by making notable contributions in the fields of teaching and research.

The University of Dhaka is dedicated to the advancement of learning, and is committed to promoting research in all fields of knowledge. The University of Dhaka is at this moment one of the leading institutions of higher education in Asia. For further details please visit: www.du.ac.bd

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The 18th International Congress of International Society for Ethnopharmacology & the 5th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology, India (ISE-SFEC 2018) will be jointly organized by Department of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in association with Society for Ethnopharmacology, India during January 13-15, 2018 at Dhaka, Bangladesh. This congress will highlight on “Ethnopharmacology & Drug Development: Innovation meets Tradition”. This congress will focus on several crucial and contemporary issues on the scientific study based on of Ethnopharmacology and medicinal plants by the renowned scientists throughout the world. This will provide an ideal platform to the participants to present their research work, interaction, debate and dissemination of ideas amongst the distinguished professionals, eminent scientists, technologist and industrialist. On behalf of the organizing committee, Society for Ethnopharmacology, India and International Society for Ethnopharmacology, it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in this congress and explore the opportunities.