The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh successfully submitted on 31 December 2020 five applications to the World's Universities with Real Impact (WURI) Ranking. The five innovations submitted were on the categories: Industrial Applications(1), Ethical Value (1), Entrepreneurial Spirit (2) and Crisis Management (1). The Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) organized a workshop on the WURI application template on 2 December with the application writers. IQAC Director Prof. Jude William Genilo conducted the workshop.
It can be recalled that on 11 June 2020 WURI Project Leader Professor MOON Hwy-Chang announced that ULAB is among the top 50 universities in the world under the "Industrial Applications" category. ULAB's entry to the WURI Ranking for innovative and creative approaches with regard to industrial applications is the thesis of the Masters in Communication program offered by the Media Studies and Journalism Department. ULAB ranked 46 in this category and was the only Bangladeshi university that placed in the WURI Ranking 2020.