University of Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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University of Sarajevo History                                        

University of Sarajevo is a higher education institution located in the city of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The university’s origin dates back to year 1537 when it was founded as an Islamic madrasa. The university is one of the oldest universities in the country and enrols over 30000 students.

University of Sarajevo Programs, Courses, and Schools

University of Sarajevo comprises of 32 faculties in total offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level programs in subjects such as Economics, Business, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Criminal Science, Political Science, Sports and Physical Education, and Pharmacy.

University of Sarajevo also offers programs in Philosophy, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Music, Teacher Education, Law, Agriculture, Dental Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Health Studies, Islamic Studies, Catholic Theology, History, and Public Administration.

University of Sarajevo Campuses

University of Sarajevo has an urban campus located in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The university campus comprises of a number of medieval era buildings along with multiple modern buildings as well flanked by beautiful lawns and gardens.

University of Sarajevo offers a range of services to students such as technology enabled classrooms, lecture halls, laboratories, and libraries. The university campus is located in the city center and is close to all the attractions and leisure services Sarajevo has to offer.

University of Sarajevo Achievements

University of Sarajevo is ranked 120th in the EECA rankings 2020 published by QS Top Universities. QS also rates the university’s research and development output as high owing to university’s reputation as leading research hub in the country.

University of Sarajevo has been bestowed with over 192 students awards till date in addition to an HR Award in Excellence. The university is also one of the members of prestigious bodies such as European University Association

University of Sarajevo USP

University of Sarajevo offers exchange programs under ERASMUS and with University of Glasgow UK. The university also offers a range of scholarships aimed at assisting students with tuition fee, living costs, and course material.

University of Sarajevo is home to multiple research centers such as Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Oriental Institute, and Institute for Social Research which attracts a number of researchers.

University of Sarajevo Notable Alumni

 Ademir Kenovi? (Bosnian movie director), Aleksandar Hemon (Bosnian writer), Alija Behmen (Former mayor of Sarajevo), and Branko ?uri? (Bosnian actor).

University of Sarajevo Application Requirements


University of Sarajevo Cost of studies


Undergraduate: BAM 8,630

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Sarajevo Rankings


GTU Rank




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