Dr. Shafiqur Rahman Khan
Department of Law

Professional Exprience of Dr. Shafiqur Rahman Khan

Teaching Experience:

  • October, 2009 to Continue Jagannath University, Dhaka, Assistant Professor of Law
  • March, 2005 to June, 2008 Stamford University Bangladesh, Senior Lecturer & Assistant Professor of Law
  • July, 2008 to September, 2009 BGC Trust University Bangladesh, Assistant Professor of Law and Chairman
  • Visiting Teacher at South East University Dhaka, Bangladesh since 2010
  • Visiting Teacher Stamford university Bangladesh till now
  • Guest Lecturer and Academic Advisor at University of Information Technology and Sciences (UITS), Chittagong, Bangladesh since 2009
  • Visiting Lecturer, Northern University Bangladesh since 2008

Professional Activities

  • Acted as a member of Community Law Reform (CLR program) initiated by ELCOP, an organization primarily devoted for empowerment of different marginalized communities in Bangladesh.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of BGC Trust University since 2008.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Stamford Journal of Law since 2007.
  • Associated with ELCOP as Organizer of Human Rights Summer School and Director, HRSS program, ELCOP (2007-Till Now)

Profession Related Responsibilities

  • Expert trainer to teach Refugee law and Human Rights to different Government officials, Border Guards Bangladesh(BGB) organized by UNHCR(Since 2010)
  • Since 2009 acting as the Director of the Human Rights Summer School and Community Law Reform Project.
  • Since 2011 acting as the Director of Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) - a registered voluntary human rights organization.
  • Chairman, Department of Law, BGC Trust University Bangladesh. (July 2008-Sep.2009)


  • Consultant to the IOM- International Organization for Migration on Migrant workers from Bangladesh , 2008 (on-going)
  • Consultant, Save the Children- UK on Safe Custody of Children, 2008 (ongoing)
  • Consultant, The Daywalka Foundation (USA), 2007
  • Consultant, IOM on Trafficking in Persons, 2006
  • Consultant to Save the Children-UK, Bangladesh since February 2006(in different research projects)
  • Consultant to the UNHCR - Myanmar Refugee Project