In general, Southern University is modeled on North American universities
and follows their academic features such as delivering a significant general education
curriculum, semester systems, credit hours, letter grades, etc.
In the year 1998, the University began its life as an Institute, which was an affiliated
Bangladesh Campus of USA, UK Universities and later with the demand of situations Professor
Sarwar Jahan & Professor Dr. Ishrat Jahan initiated and established Southern University
Bangladesh, as a charitable, non-profit, non-commercial and non-political organization under a
Foundation. November 26,2002 Ministry of education approved Southern University Bangladesh,
under the Universities act of 1992 & 1998.