University of Sarajevo

country rank  1
world rank  1989

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University Overview

Founded in 1949, Univerzitet u Sarajevu (University of Sarajevo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Sarajevo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Sarajevo Canton. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministarstvo za obrazovanje, nauku i mlade Kantona Sarajevo (Ministry of Education, Science and Youth of Sarajevo Canton), Univerzitet u Sarajevu (UNSA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Univerzitet u Sarajevu (UNSA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Sarajevo
Acronym UNSA
Founded 1949
Colours Dark blue

University Location

Address Obala Kulina Bana 7/II
Sarajevo (population range: 250,000-499,999)
71000 Sarajevo Canton
Bosnia and Herzegovina
T +387 (33) 226 378
F +387 (33) 226 379

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministarstvo za obrazovanje, nauku i mlade Kantona Sarajevo

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencija za razvoj visokog obrazovanja i osiguranje kvaliteta Bosne i Hercegovine HEA


  • European University Association EUA
  • Danube Rectors- Conference DRC
  • Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik IUC Dubrovnik
  • Global University Network for Innovation GUNI
  • Euro-Mediterranean University EMUNI
  • Association of Univesities of the Adriatic-Ionian area UniAdrion
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World FUIW
  • Consorzio Universitario Africa e Mediterraneo CUAM
  • Agence universitaire de la Francophonie AUF
  • Alps-Adriatic Rectors- Conference
  • Balkan Universities Association BUA

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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