Critical language Scholarship (CLS) program:

Bangla Language institute is the home of the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program. The CLS program is created by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, US Department of State. From 2006 to 2012 the CLS program at IUB was administered by CAORC (Council of American Overseas Research Center) through AIBS (American Institute of Bangladesh Studies)…Read more

Fulbright Language Training:

The Fulbright program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs(ECA), and administered by Institute of International Education (IIE). The Fulbright program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools…Read more

Foreign Language Area studies(FLAS):

Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship is a program of the U.S Department of Education. Eligible US undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in certain US institutions of higher education or consortia, willing to undergo intensive Bangla language training over one academic term or academic year can apply to BLI supported by the FLAS fellowship Read more

Language Training for the Diplomats:

Bangla Language Institute offers language courses for diplomats posted at different Embassies in the country. Language courses are designed to meet the needs of individual learners as well as the standards set by each embassy. Diplomats working at the US Embassy, the Canadian Embassy, and British High Commission have participated in BLI’s language training program Read more

Heritage Learners:

Bangla Language Institute offers courses for Bangladeshi Heritage learners who grew up in a Bangla speaking environment or have prior exposure to the language. BLI recognizes that Heritage learners have a slightly different need than those learning Bangla for the first time Read more

Need-based tutorial:

Bangla Language Institute offers courses for NGO professionals, Public Health researchers and the likes. Professionals on both short term and long term visits can enroll in language courses. The duration of the courses vary from 40 hours’ intensive courses over 2-3 weeks or extensive courses over 4-5 weeks during weekdays or weekends Read more

Off-site training:

Bangla Language Institute (BLI) offers off-site language training program upon special requests. Please contact BLI office for off-site training terms and conditions Read more

Indipendent University


Bangla Language Institute (BLI)
Level-2, Room-2045
Independent University, Bangladesh(IUB)
Plot 16, Block B, Aftabuddin Ahmed Road
Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh.
Phone: +88-02-8431645-53
       BLI ext- 3111
Fax: +88-02-8431991