Dagon University (DU), a national university under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Education, was established in 1993 and it has now a capacity for sixty thousands students. It is an Arts and Sciences University and situated 20 km north from Yangon City Center. The University offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in common liberal arts and sciences disciplines.


To produce outstanding graduates who are well-integrated with intellectual growth, emotional growth and good citizenship, and are able to build a modern developed democratic nation with prosperity and tranquility


To be the University which can create good academic atmosphere that can shape students to become good citizens and that is relied and valued by society in order to build a modern developed democratic nation.


Founded 1958 as separate university. Formerly a college of the University of Rangoon, originated as an intermediate college 1923, and an Agricultural College 1938. Recognized 1964 and Faculties of Medicine and Agriculture detached as separate institutions. Financed by the Central Government and responsible to the Ministry of Education.

To strive towards the emergence of a leading National Research University

Promoting high quality teaching based on ethical, professional and principled approaches, creating dynamic teaching/learning scenarios
Training and developing new generations of academicians and professionals
Developing a sound infrastructure capable of providing strong support for advancement of academic and research activities
Conducting state-of-the –art research which can be applied for the benefit of society
Increasing collaborative engagement with local and global communities in response to the changing needs of the society in which we live
Contributing to the advancement of knowledge for the benefits of all stakeholders in the region and the nation