Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) is the premier Postgraduate Medical Institution in the country. It bears the heritage of the Institute of Postgraduate Medical Research (IPGMR) which was established in December 1965. In the year 1998, the Government converted IPGMR into a Medical University for expanding the facilities for higher medical education and research in the country. It has an enviable reputation for providing high-quality postgraduate education in different specialties. The university has a strong link with other professional bodies at home and abroad. The university is expanding rapidly and at present, the university has many departments equipped with modern technology for service, teaching, and research. Besides education, the university plays a vital role of promoting research activities in various discipline of medicine. Since its inception, the university has also been delivering general and specialized clinical service as a tertiary level healthcare center.
BSMMU shall be an innovative global centre of excellence in learning and research, supporting a community of scholars and professionals committed to serving society, promoting the development of students to reach their true potential in becoming competent, ethical, caring and inquiring citizens and visionary leaders.
BSMMU is committed to academic freedom and the principles of equal opportunity in the pursuit and application of knowledge, the highest standards of intellectual, educational and research productivity; and the establishment of a learning organisation that respects the individual
To make Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University- a “Centre of Excellence” in the South East Asia Region.