The University of Sarajevo continually invests efforts in strengthening its role as a responsible institution within its social community, and to ensure the role of the recognizable centre for scientific and artistic work, bringing together teams of domestic and international experts and artists around projects relevant to the domestic, regional, and wider social context and environment.
The organization and activities of the University of Sarajevo, as a public higher education institution in the Sarajevo Canton, are prescribed by the Framework Law on Higher Education of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Law on Higher Education in the Sarajevo Canton and the University’s Statute. The University of Sarajevo is comprised of twenty-five Faculties, three Academies and five research Institutes with the status of full members, internally organized within six Science/Arts Groups
Since its founding in 1949, the University of Sarajevo is oriented towards international cooperation, building bridges between cultures, and establishing partnerships with universities from all over the world. The University of Sarajevo is open to anyone who wishes to contribute, with relevant intellectual qualities, to participate in development of education and research, respecting the principles of the University autonomy and academic freedom of individual expression and affirmation of skills and qualities. The orientation of the University of Sarajevo is the integration into the world academic processes and continuous efforts towards the improvement of our international reputation. Through its teaching and research, the University of Sarajevo is responsible to educate competent, creative and internationally recognizable professionals in all areas of interest to Bosnia and Herzegovina, in order to be able to provide quality professional services in modern society in the economic, political and cultural context of Europe and the world.
This public institution offers study and research opportunities at 22 Faculties, 3 Academies, 5 Centres, 5 Institutes, with National and University Library, Gazi Husrevbey Library, National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Student Parliament, with over 100 study programmes and over 200 departments. Today, having around 34,000 enrolled students, it ranks among