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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 27 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Bangladesh. 

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Academic year:

  • English schools: August – June
  • Bangla schools: January – November

Major school holidays/break: Varies according to the lunar calendar but June, July, October and December have the largest amount of holidays in the year.

Major exam period(s): May/June and November


Structure of the University System

  • Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years
  • The language of instruction in universities: English
  • Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate