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Founder Sarwar Jahan

Sarwar Jahan (born 1962) is the founder of Southern University, Bangladesh and co-founder of Ishakha International University. Jahan was born in the Feni District of Bangladesh in 1962 and settled in Chittagong district. He is the second son of Haji Mostafizur Rahman, who was a renowned social worker in the Feni District.



Jahan graduated in MIS from the American University in 1986 and got his master's in management in 1992. In 1994, he founded the non-profit AJ Foundation for education development in Bangladesh. In 1998, he was one of the patrons of Institute of Management & Information Technology (IMIT). Jahan is the founder of Southern University, Bangladesh, and in 2007 he established the Southern University Press, Southern University Legal Advice Center, Southern Institute of Business & Information Technology (SIBIT), Norail Polytechnic Institute, Dakhina (Monthly Bangla News Magazine) and he is the co-founder of Isakha International University(IIUB).

He went to the United States in 1982 lived and worked for 14 years. Sarwar Jahan pursuing a career as an academician, researcher, and consultant focusing on the education, information technology and Human Resource Development related sectors.

Since 2003, Sarwar Jahan is the Treasurer and Vice-President at Southern University, Bangladesh.


  • Reading: Key to Learning — Reading Skill Development for Advance Level Students by Southern University Press, 2010
  • Presidents of Bangladesh (1971-2011), Southern Press, 2011
  • Career Planning & Development, Southern Press, 2011
  • Memberships

    Trustee Member- Southern University Bangladesh ; Trustee Member- IshaKha International University(IIUB) ; Life Member - Association of Oversees Technical Scholarship (AOTS), Japan; Life Member, Old Student Association, Muslim High School Chittagong; Life Member - Chittagong Foundation; Life Member - Chittagong Ma-O-Shisu Hospital Member - Association of American Universities & Colleges (AACU). Member - American Academic & Scholarly Research (AASR)


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