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American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina (direct enroll)

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Terms offered: 
Fall
Spring
Summerterm
Year (Fall-Spring)
Program Type: 
Credit Type: 
Minimum GPA: 
2.5
EA Advisor: 
Language of Instruction: 
Bosnian,English

American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina (AUBiH) is a multi-ethnic, career-oriented university and it is the only one to work in the entire territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Classes at the AUBiH are based on the American liberal education with undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies, which are in line with the Bologna principles. AUBiH was established in partnership with the State University of New York Canton (SUNY) and it offers specialized programs located in Sarajevo, and elsewhere in the country. AUBiH is based on American educational system, and curricula and rules of study are consistent with SUNY. In accordance with the mission of the University, the goal is to provide quality university education, for students throughout the region, that follows the world trends in specialized areas of economics, public relations, technology and art and science.

AUBIH students have the expected teacher-student ratio of 1:12 and a dynamic, intelligent and motivated environment that emphasizes critical thinking and creative problem solving in an atmosphere of diversity and tolerance.

Why study abroad at AUBiH?

American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina (AUBiH) is a private university, built on the foundations of American education system and is located in the center of the emerging economies in Southeast Europe. Students who choose to study abroad at AUBiH can expected dynamic, intelligent and motivated environment which emphasizes critical thinking and creative problem solving in an atmosphere of diversity and tolerance. These are the essential skills of experts in contemporary society.

AUBiH is located in Sarajeveo, the multiethnic capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina with a long, tumultuous and colorful history. Site of the assassination in 1914 that sparked World War I, the city played host to the 1984 Winter Olympics, and was besieged during in early 1990s by conflicting ethnic forces. Building on its varied history, muliethnic and religious traditions of Muslim and Christian, Bosnian, Croat and Serb, Sarajevo is a dynamic regional center that embraces both its rich past and promising future.

 

To apply to this program, you must complete two main steps:

  1. Submit a UMD approval application - start by clicking “apply now” at the top of this page. This application allows UMD Education Abroad to approve your study abroad program selection so you may earn credit in a program outside of UMD.
    This application will require you to meet with your EA advisor, who will communicate important details related to participating in this program. If you do not complete this application by the stated deadline, you may not receive credit for your study abroad program and will lose your student status for the time you are not studying at UMD.
  2. Apply directly to the program provider. After receiving UMD approval, you should submit the program application directly to the program sponsor by their deadline. Your program sponsor will determine your official acceptance to a program. You must adhere to the provider's timeline, eligibility standards, and application requirements.

After being accepted to your program, your EA advisor will guide you through the course pre-approval process where you will determine which credits you will fulfill abroad.

Thinking about applying to this program?

This is not an official University of Maryland program, but you may still apply to it and receive credit for your studies (be sure you speak at with your academic advisor about specific credits and courses). To learn more about how to apply to an external program, please click here

 

Term Year Application Deadline Admission Notification Program Start Program End
Spring 2017 10/15/2016 06/10/2016 02/11/2017 05/28/2017
Da¿tes reflect information that is available on the program sponsor website. Please confirm with program sponsor/host university before making your travel plans.
Fall 2017 03/15/2017 01/01/2017
Summerterm 2017 03/15/2017 01/01/2017
Year (Fall-Spring) 2017 03/15/2017 01/01/2017
Spring 2018 10/15/2017 06/01/2017