On January 10, 2018, Epoka University signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Yunus Center, a social business hub for issues related to social business, working in the field of poverty alleviation and sustainability. The Center is aimed primarily at promoting and disseminating Professor Yunus’s philosophy, with a special focus on social business and is currently chaired by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus.
Based on the MoU, Yunus Centre, in Dhaka and Epoka University will collaborate for promoting Social Business. This will be achieved through, but not limited to, social business action programmes, courses, research, publications, conducting social business design labs, conferences, exchange programmes, academic workshops, exposure visits, internships and scholarship programmes.
The Yunus Social Business Center at Epoka University will organize student exchange and learning visits so students can learn first-hand techniques and programs which have been set up to assist the economic development of the poor in developing countries.