Khulna Agricultural University (KAU) is 5th public agricultural university of Bangladesh and 1st in the southern region. By fostering new ideas and innovation, it has begun a steady journey toward achieving a new level of excellence in academics and research in the agricultural sector. It also serves the country and the larger community by developing knowledgeable and skilled professionals who can meet the challenges of the 21st century and help build ‘Smart Bangladesh’. It was established on 14 July 2015 by the Act of the University passed in the National Assembly with the vision to become the ‘Center of Brilliance’.
The university commenced the academic activities in 2018 and it currently offers undergraduate degrees from different faculties.
Another two faculties (Faculty of Food Sciences and Safety, and Faculty of Environment, Disaster Risk and Agroclimatic Studies) are in the process of being included. The university is going to offer Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in the near future.
To fulfill the dream of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman of developing ‘Sonar Bangla’, KAU is committed to promoting excellence in higher education for a thriving and inclusive society through knowledge development and dissemination. To fulfill its objective, it works diligently to provide high-quality education so that students can address local, national, and international challenges.