The University Press Limited (UPL) is a leading publisher of Bangladesh. It publishes educational, academic and scholarly books both in the English and Bangla languages. UPL was set up as a publishing company in 1974 and it took over OUP's publishing programme in Bangladesh in 1975. It has since closely collaborated with OUP Oxford and its branches in Pakistan and India. UPL also distributes books of foreign publishers in Bangladesh.
UPL has since published 800 titles of which about 600 live titles are on its list and has presently an on going publishing programme of about 50 titles a year. UPL has its main office in Dhaka with office in Chittagong. Books from the United Kingdom, India and Pakistan are distributed by UPL. Besides its joint publishing programme with OUP and its branches, UPL has collaborated and co-published with Zed Books, Intermediate Technology Publications in the UK; West View Press, Indiana University Press, Kumarian Press in the US; Sage, MacMillan, Manohar Books in India.
UPL's publisher and Managing Director Mohiuddin Ahmed had been editor of OUP, Pakistan Branch until 1972. He then took over as Chief Executive of OUP, Bangladesh. He has been actively contributing to the Book Development activities of Bangladesh.