International University of Sarajevo (IUS)
Hrasnička cesta 15, 71210 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Founded by the Foundation for Education Development Sarajevo, International University of Sarajevo (IUS) comprises of the following faculties: 1. Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (FENS), 2. Faculty of Business and Administration (FBA), 3. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), 4. Faculty of Law (FLW), 5. Faculty of Education (FEDU). Located in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, IUS is open to students from all over the world, and the language of instruction and communication is English. Students without English proficiency will attend a one-year intensive English Language Program organized by English Language School (ELS). Vision The vision of IUS is to become an internationally approved institution of higher education and research and a centre of excellence and quality through the shared efforts of the founders, academic and administrative staff, students and all stakeholders. IUS aims at becoming the major hub in Balkans for bridging the East to the West as a leading international institution of higher education and research centre with comprehensive excellence and quality whose students are lifelong learners, inter-culturally competent and well-developed leaders in socio-economic development of societies. Mission The mission of IUS is to produce science, art, and technology and present it to the benefit of humanity; to educate free-thinking, participating, sharing, open-minded individuals who are open to change and improvement and who have the ability to transform knowledge into values of importance for themselves and the community. Our mission has six dimensions: - Internationalized Higher Education; - Integrity with High Ethical Values to perform in society; - Interdisciplinary programs; - Intercultural Competency; - Civic Engagement; - Comprehensive Excellence. Being situated in a city unique for the special character of its heritage, city of peace and understanding where Muslim, Orthodox, Catholic and Jewish traditions have coexisted for centuries despite persistent attempts to destroy this harmony - this university provides exceptional conditions for developing research and educating students in the fields of history of arts and sciences. It will allow Bosnia and Herzegovina, as the meeting place of different civilizations, to help enlarge the knowledge and the values of our global heritage. An opportunity for those who studied and graduated at IUS, in a creative environment for intellectual development of young people, IUS enabled them to easily use those talents in the world of successful and trusted professionals and responsible citizens of B&H society, but also for those who come from different countries of the world. In addition to maintaining a high level of education of professionals of different profiles, IUS specially focuses on: affirmation of their own work and achievements, involvement in the international university community, and long term cooperation with related universities achieved through various projects and programs. In doing so, IUS was trying to attract and retain outstanding, qualified teachers and administrative staff which provide substantial contributions in the areas of their operations and participate in innovative research projects with the aim of continues improvement of service delivery to students and the community. When founded, IUS had 14 employees and 68 students. The university currently employs more than 200 full time members of academic and administrative staff from more than 15 countries of the world. The investment, and all the previous work and effort invested in the idea of IUS, were realized through an open, spacious and meaningful campus, construction of facilities and contemporary university buildings, library, two comfortable student dormitories, a modern research center, as well as continues development of IUS capacities, including job opportunities and development of B&H society. To apply, please visit https://apply.ius.edu.ba
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