Study at UNSA

Welcome to the oldest university in Bosnia and Herzegovina!

Through its many years of tradition, the University of Sarajevo has been educating and contributing to the society a large number of eminent experts in almost all areas, both on the domestic and international academic scene. Therefore, I believe that our commitment to the production of contemporary and dynamic study programs, which are in line with world standards, is our duty and obligation that has no alternative.

Only those countries that have invested in the education of their creative people today can boast high standards of living and market competitiveness. That is why our basic mission and vision is to put the young man in the focus of learning and research that will enable him in the future to be competent to answer all the human and academic challenges ahead of him. The success of our students in their lives is a measure and our success, therefore we are constantly advocating for the improvement and development of study conditions that do not lag behind the top European principles of acquiring knowledge.

Therefore, my dear future students, I urge you to take a responsible approach to the education process and take advantage of the wide range of opportunities for acquiring knowledge from our university. By choosing the University of Sarajevo, you not only become part of a proud student and academic community with more than 27,000 students, but you place your intellectual curiosity and scientific knowledge into a leadership role that every modern and developed society cries out.

Be happy and proud of becoming a part of the University of Sarajevo and contributing to the development of scientific, professional and ethical thought in our country and beyond.

You certainly already know that our but also your University in Sarajevo is the oldest, the largest, the best ranked, the most prestigious, the most diverse and the best in Bosnia and Herzegovina ... Here and why!

OLDEST! It was founded in 1949, which is a testimony of the general social and cultural development of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It also follows the European humanistic tradition of the Humboldt University, continually taking care of linking research and education, and in this way strengthens and enhances the Bosnian academic community. The University of Sarajevo is also the driver of the establishment of new universities: Mostar, Banja Luka and Tuzla, and represents the alma mater of all public universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

LARGEST! Under the auspices of the University of Sarajevo, there are 25 faculties and academies, as full members of the University, five institutes, three university centers, five associate members, and five other members.

BEST RANGED! On all the ranking lists where the Sarajevo University ranks, it is in the first place when Bosnia and Herzegovina is in question. On Webometrics's list, the University is in the top 8% of all ranked universities in the world.

MOST PRESTIGEOUS! About 27,000 students are currently studying at the University of Sarajevo. Since its inception, more than 160,000 graduates, over 16,000 masters and over 3,000 doctors of science have graduated. The University of Sarajevo has institutional accreditation as well as international accreditation of certain study programs conducted at faculties and academies of the University of Sarajevo. 40% of all teachers in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina are teaching at the University. Foreign students are studying at our university from the countries of the region, but also from the USA, Italy, Brazil, Kenya, Syria and many others, about 1000. At the international level, the University of Sarajevo has more than 150 agreements on cooperation with prestigious universities throughout all over the world.

MOST CHOICES! It is comprehensive because it covers the fields of humanistic, social, medical, natural and mathematical and biotechnical, and technical sciences and arts studied at its faculties and academies, which provide the possibility of enrolling in a selected study in more than 500 study programs. Students at our University can study as regular, regular self-financing and extraordinary students, and it is also possible to choose Distance Learning Studies (distance learning) as well as study in English in a number of study programs. And finally, the diploma obtained after graduation is recognized in the European Higher Education Area.

THE BEST! Applying the principles of the Bologna Declaration, students studying at the University of Sarajevo have the opportunity to enjoy quality higher education, develop their ideas and perfect their competencies. Students are offered the possibility of international exchange through numerous mobility projects. One of them is Erasmus Mundus, in which our university has been participating since 2008. The University of Sarajevo provides the possibility of student scholarships through its own funds: "Suada Dilberović" and "Academician Edhem Čamo".

Therefore, dear our future students, it is up to you to choose what you want and love.

Welcome to the University of Sarajevo!

Prof. dr. Rifat Škrijelj