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The department equips students with practical professional skills which can be applied to address critical contemporary challenges, such as the poverty, corruption, poor governance, inequity, lack of human rights and social injustice faced by developing countries all over the world

Recent Events

Life at Daffodil is very much eventful. Through a lot of meaningful and impactful events students get the opportunity to develop their skills and portfolio beyond the curriculam

6 Dec 2022

Special seminar on "Bangladesh-Turkiye Relations: Dimensions and Prospects" under the initiative ‘Ambassador O’clock’

🔶 H.E. Mustafa Osman Turan, Turkish Ambassador to Bangladesh, paid a visit to Daffodil International University (DIU) on Tuesday 06 December and attended a seminar titled "Bangladesh-Turkey Relations: Dimensions and Prospects."

He was warmly welcomed by the Department of Development Studies and the University's International Affairs Office.

🟩The event was also impactful with the presence of special guests Professor Dr. Jebunnessa, Professor and Former Chairperson, Department of Public Administration, Jahangirnagar University, and Dr. Sabbir Ahmed, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Dhaka, a former general secretary, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh and Professor Dr. S.M. Mahbub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro-Vice Chancellor, DIU.

27 Nov 2022

Qualitative Data Analysis Using NVivo Software and Reference Management Using Mendeley Software

The department of Development Studies, along with HRDI, DIU, organized two hands-on training sessions on “Qualitative Data Analysis Using NVivo Software and Reference Management Using Mendeley Software”

MD. Salman Sohel
Asian Research Center, Hohai University, China.

19 Feb 2019

Writing a Research Proposal: Selecting a Research Topic and Conducting Literature Review

Facilitator: Dr. M. Saiful Islam, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka
Date: February 19, 2019, MC, Main Campus, DIU

Recent Notice



Fees Payment Schedule of Spring'2023 Final Examination

Accounts Section
Tuition Fee
May 16, 2023



Notice on duration of completion of degrees

Registrar Office
May 08, 2023



Notice on “Buddha Purnima” 2023

Registrar Office
May 03, 2023

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