Daffodil International University (DIU; Bengali: ড্যাফোডিল আন্তর্জাতিক বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a private university located in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh and the permanent campus is located in Daffodil Road, Khagan, Ashulia, Savar which is in Dhaka district. It was established on 24 January 2002 under the The Private University Act of 1992. According to QS University Rankings: Asia 2019, DIU is a top-ranked private university among all the universities in Bangladesh. DIU is the first university in Bangladesh to have signed the UN's Commitment to Sustainable Practices of Higher Education Institutions. According to the SCOPUS indexed publications in 2019, Daffodil International University has positioned 8th in the top ten research organizations for the first time among all of the Bangladeshi organizations and universities.