University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh is a pioneering university in the archaeological field.
ULAB is one of few universities, public or private, to support saving Bangladesh’s ancient heritage by specifically allocating university funds for excavation. It is the only private university to have a centre for archaeological research and teach courses in archaeology to its students.It also supports the excavation by allowing students to participate via an archaeology course titled “Experiencing the Past,” under the General Education Program. s.
Besides excavation, the ULAB team has successfully employed various strategies at Bhitargarh for creating consciousness among the local inhabitants regarding cultural resources, heritage preservation and conservation.
Main objectives of CAS are as follows:
Strengthen archaeology and heritage education.
Create awareness for preserving archaeological heritage.
Promote archaeological research through community initiatives.
Promote sustainable tourism.