Dr. Shamsul Khan studied Political Science, International Relations, History, Economics, German, French and Latin at the Universities of Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Heidelberg (Germany) and received his Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Heidelberg.
His previous teaching, research and administrative positions include:
Visiting Professor, College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.
Senior Fulbright Scholar, Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Chairperson & Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.