Research Institutes & Centers
Global Health Institute (NGHI)

Creating a pathway & platform for better health through advancing the knowledge on contemporary Global health issues and train the next generation leaders to tackle today’s pressing problems and issues through innovation, research, network and advocacy

The Center for Peace Studies (CPS)

The Center for Peace Studies (CPS) is an interdisciplinary initiative, which aims to facilitate the academic study of peacebuilding and the promotion of a resilient society through evidence-based and empirical research at North South University (NSU). CPS is a platform for academics, researchers and practitioners from diverse academic backgrounds working together to create a peaceful world with a focus on sustainable and inclusive solutions for contemporary humanitarian crises. CPS began its journey with an international conference on the Rohingya issue in July 2019. The Center aspires to be a hub of academic research and activity in the areas of conflict studies and peace promotion that will have national, regional and global implications. CPS is aligned with NSU’s mission to cultivate people to be critical thinkers with well-developed analytical skills. The aim is to make them ethically and socially responsible champions of diversity and tolerance with a global awareness and commitment to social justice and sustainability. In addition, the Center is focused on ‘Peace Education and Global Citizenship Education’ as promoted in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 4, specifically 4.7, and 16. Furthermore, with the goal of creating a sustainable and equitable society, CPS is focused on contemporary humanitarian crises that include refugee and displacement issues in the context of South Asia.

China-South Asia Center for Socio-cultural Studies (CSCSS)

China-South Asia Center for Socio-Cultural Studies (CSCSS) is an interdisciplinary initiative, which aims to facilitate the academic study of socio-cultural issues through evidence-based and empirical research at North South University (NSU). CSCSS is a platform for academics, researchers, and practitioners from diverse academic backgrounds working together to create a cutting-edge scholarship on socio-cultural issues across China and South Asia in general and Bangladesh in particular. CSCSS is located under the Department of Political Science and Sociology (PSS) at North South University.


Initiate cutting-edge research, partnership, training, and advocacy to create critical scholarship on various socio-cultural issues in China and South Asia.


To become a recognized platform where academics, scholars, researchers, and practitioners join together to create socio-cultural impact and bridge between China and South Asia.

Specific Goals

CSCSS works to achieve the following goals:

  • to promote and produce interdisciplinary research on socio-cultural issues such as tangible, intangible cultural heritage and protection;
  • to create a connection between cultural heritage, tourism, and business;
  • to become the leading center on socio-cultural issues in China-South Asia and beyond;
  • to develop multi-sited and multimodal ethnographic researchers;
  • to create a collaborative network of socio-cultural research, training, and dissemination.
Center for Infrastructure Research and Services

Center for Infrastructure Research and Services (CIRS, NSU) can offer access to University’s state-of-the-art laboratory equipment and facilities to companies of all sizes for a wide range of testing and analysis services. The services which we offer reflect the breadth and depth of University’s research capabilities, from independent testing services to collaborative prototype generation. We have expert technicians, servicemen and stuffs under the direct supervision of faculty members to carry out the tests and analysis. CIRS undertakes research, testing and consultation works in the field of engineering, construction management and environmental issues as required by private, government or autonomous bodies.

Genome Research Institute (NGRI)

NGRI will be a platform to maximize research efficiencies with proper grants from national and international donors. With the establishment of such word class facilities the institute will serve as the strong basis for sustainable research establishment by offering PhD and Postdoctoral positions and resulting in high quality publications.

The institute will also ensure the establishment of global leadership in the area of capacity development, innovation, research, evaluation, publications, network and advocacy.

South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance (SIPG)

The institute also aims to be get actively involved through research and extension with strategic ministries by providing policy analysis and research support to develop new and innovative tools and approaches to address different policy and development challenges. The long-term aim of the Institute is to establish its reputation as a world class research institution for the study and practice of governance and public policy. It would also work closely with different Schools of NSU to conduct multidisciplinary research.

  • Analyzing policy and governance issues and discourses (contemporary and historical) through Bangladeshi, South Asian, and international researchers, scholars, and experts
  • Developing network and partnership with national, regional and international institutions for knowledge generation, dissemination and capacity building
Economics Research Platform (ERP)

To boost economic research and policy analysis within NSU and beyond by leading, undertaking and facilitating:

  • Independent & commissioned research & policy studies;
  • Research collaboration across disciplines within NSU and beyond;
  • In-house training programs & short-courses; and
  • Effective dissemination of ERP-NSU research & policy analysis.