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ANNOUNCEMENT for Student Enrolment in BA Programs

ANNOUNCEMENT for Student Enrolment in BA Programs

Date:

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 14:29

 

In accordance with Articles 79 and 80 of the Law on Higher Education („Official Gazette of the Sarajevo Canton“ No. 33/2017), Study Rules for the First Study Cycle at the International University in Sarajevo, Senate of the International University of Sarajevo Decision No. IUS- SENAT-11-1401 / 2019 dated 31.05.2019, and in line with prior approval by the Ministry of Education, Science and Youth of Sarajevo Canton number:  11-05-38-25076-1/19 dated June 24, 2019, International University of Sarajevo (IUS) publishes


ANNOUNCEMENT

For  the  student enrolment into the first year of the first study cycle at the faculties  of the International University of  Sarajevo for the  2019/2020 academic year

 

International University of Sarajevo ("hereinafter: IUS") is carrying out admission and enrollment in the first year of the first cycle of studies in 2019/2020 academic year. Enrollment at IUS will be carried out into the following faculties:

 

 

 

 

No.

 

 

Name  of  the  Organizational Unit/Faculty

Number of Students

 

Citizens of B&H

 

Foreign Students

 

Total

1.

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

310

200

510

 

Department of Natural Sciences

 

 

 

Genetics and Bioengineering

50

20

70

Department of Engineering

 

 

 

Computer Sciences and Engineering

50

50

100

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

50

30

80

Mechanical Engineering

40

20

60

Architecture

50

50

100

Software Engineering

70

30

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

 

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

75

115

190

 

 

Department of Arts

 

 

 

 

Visual Arts and Visual Communications Design

25

20

45

 

Department of Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

Social and Political Sciences

25

25

50

 

Psychology

30

70

100

 

Department of Cultural Studies

 

 

 

 

English Language and Literature

20

25

45

 

 

 

 

 

3

Faculty of Business and Administration

110

160

270

 

Department of International Relations and Public Administration

 

 

 

International Relations

35

65

100

Department of Economics and Management

 

 

 

Economics

30

35

65

Management

30

40

70

International Business and Finance

15

20

35

 

 

 

 

 

4

Faculty of Law

20

20

40

 

Faculty of Law study program

20

20

40

 

 

 

 

 

3

Faculty of Education

20

25

45

 

English Language and Literature, Teaching

20

25

45

           

Annual tuition for all study programs of first study cycles is 6,000.00 euros. However, IUS provides scholarships from 35 to 100 percent to students according to the terms and conditions set by the Founder. All scholarships are valid for four years of studies plus one additional academic year. If a student does not complete study program within five years, the scholarship is going to be changed to 50 percent no matter what scholarship percentage the student had at the start of the studies and 50 percent of the scholarship will apply until the student finishes the study program. Tuition fees are paid in Bosnian Mark (BAM) calculated per median exchange rate of Central Bank of B&H.

If the number of candidates who have met the formal requirements for admission is higher than the number of students approved for admission, preference will be given to candidates who have earned higher scholarship in accordance with the terms of the Founder. If candidates received the same scholarship, they will be ranked on the basis of the success achieved in the previous level of education.
In the case of the previous paragraph, final ranking lists of candidates and the admission of students in the first year of the first cycle of studies will be determined by the success achieved during secondary education in courses and areas important for relevant study program. Ranking of candidates by taking into consideration particular courses and areas will be conducted in the following way:
-    For enrolment at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, achieved grades in subjects from art and social scientific areas will be taken into consideration;
-    For enrolment at the Faculty of Business and Administration, achieved grades in subjects from scientific area of economics will be taken into consideration;
-    For enrolment at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, achieved grades in subjects from engineering and natural science scientific areas will be taken into consideration;
-    For enrolment at the Faculty of Law, general success achieved in high school will be taken into consideration;
-    For enrolment at the Faculty of Education, general success achieved in high school will be taken into consideration.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Candidates applying for admission may submit one of the following documents to prove their English language proficiency:

a.    Certificate on achieving minimum score at one of the following international English language exams:
- IBT Internet-Based TOEF (minimum 70), (in Turkey, taken only from University-run test centers*)
- IELTS Academic (minimum 6.0) (taken only from British Council test centers*)
* TOEFL/IELTS Test scores obtained from any other test center (Private Language Courses or similar) will not be admissible as proof of language proficiency at the International University of Sarajevo.

b.    High school diploma or graduate or postgraduate university diploma granted upon completion of the program realized in the English language in the country where English is an official language.
c.    Proof of having successfully acquired at least 60 ECTS at English medium university, obtained no longer than two (2) academic years before the date of application at IUS (supported by transcript and other relevant documents).

d.    Diploma from one of the following high schools:
-    AICE diploma: Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education
-    IB diploma: International Baccalaureate;

e.    Evidence that English is the candidate’s mother tongue
Candidates holding the FCE certificate with a minimum grade B2 are exempt from ELS Placement exam and can directly sit for ELS Proficiency exam.
Candidates that do not submit a document proving their English language proficiency will take the Proficiency Exam organized by IUS at the beginning of the academic year.
In case a candidate cannot meet one of the criteria for determining the necessary English Language proficiency, the candidate is obliged to attend the English Language School in accordance with the general act of the IUS. The tuition fee for attending the English language is determined by the Founder.

Along with the fulfillment of the above mentioned criteria, students from the Republic of Turkey need to take the entrance exam for undergraduate studies (LYS-Lisans Yerleştirme Sinavi) and to have a minimum score as set by the competent body for High Education of the Republic of Turkey, which means a total of 1000 points is required as a minimum score on SAT exam (Scholastic Aptitude Test/Scholastic Assessment Test).

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR ENROLLMENT

CITIZENS OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

In order to enroll in the first year of the first cycle at IUS, applicants who are citizens of B&H must submit the following documents:
1. Application form in which applicants must indicate the faculty and study program to which he/she applies (available at www.ius.edu.ba or at the Student Affairs Office);
2. Original or certified copy of the high school diploma;
3. Original or certified copies of the high school certificates for 1st through 4th grade;
4. Official document for recognition of qualification for those who gained high school degree outside of Bosnia and Herzegovina or certificate showing that recognition procedure has been initiated and that delay in issuing recognition document is not caused by candidate. In case that candidate is enrolled based on the certificate, candidate is enrolled conditionally and he/she assumes full responsibility for obtaining  official document on recognition of his/her high school degree in timely manner;
5. Birth Certificate;
6. Certificate of Citizenship;
7. Two photos, size 6x4;
8. Health Certificate;
9. CIPS certificate.

FOREIGN CITIZENS

In order to enroll in the first year of the first study cycle at IUS, foreign applicants must submit the following documents:

1. Application form in which applicants must indicate the faculty and study program to which he/she applies (available at www.ius.edu.ba or at the Student Affairs Office);
2. Original of the high school diploma;
3. Official document for recognition of qualification for those who gained high school degree outside of Bosnia and Herzegovina or certificate showing that recognition procedure has been initiated and that delay in issuing recognition document is not caused by candidate. In case that candidate is enrolled based on the certificate, candidate is enrolled conditionally and he/she assumes full responsibility for obtaining  official document on recognition of his/her high school degree in timely manner;
4. Passport copy (with validity period of at least two years);
5. Two photos, size 6x4;
6. Certificate of no criminal record (not older than six months and only for foreign students who are doing residency permit through IUS services;
7. Health Certificate (for foreign students who do not get their residence permit through IUS).

APPLICATIONS AND DEADLINES

Applications with the required documents have to be submitted in person (every working day from 9 AM to 5 PM) to the Student Affairs Office at IUS or via registered mail to:
Internacionalni univerzitet u Sarajevu
Hrasnička cesta 15
71210 Ilidža

Application deadline is September 11, 2019.
If the planned number of candidates is not enrolled within the first enrollment deadline, IUS may extend the deadline for submission of applications for admission no later than January 20, 2020, and publish the final list of enrolled students, in which case the beginning of the academic year is determined by the calendar of the organization and realization of curricula. All applicants who applied in the first enrollment period, as well as candidates that did not apply earlier, have the right to apply within the second deadline.

IUS will publish a preliminary rank-list of all applicants and those who are admitted to the IUS faculties on the IUS notice board and IUS website after it is verified by the relevant University body, within two days from the due date for submitting applications for enrolment.

Applicants have a right to submit an appeal on the preliminary rank-list within three days from the day it is published.
IUS will announce the final list of admitted students no later than five days after the preliminary rank list is published.

Within seven days from the date of publication of the final ranking list, the candidate who has obtained the right to enroll is obliged to submit the original documents to the organizational unit, otherwise he/she is deemed to have given up his/her enrollment to the study program for which he/she applied.

If a sufficient number of candidates do not apply to a particular study program, IUS reserves the right not to initiate that study program in 2019/2020 study year.

In case IUS does not enroll the planned number of BiH citizens, IUS reserves the right to add an additional number of foreign students within the total quota for this study program, and vice versa.

For further information please call: 033 957 175 or send e-mail to: info@ius.edu.ba.

Incomplete and late applications will not be taken into consideration.


 

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