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General Admissions Information

How many students are admitted every year? 

The number of students admitted will vary annually. The Admissions Committee considers all required documents in its attempt to evaluate each applicants potential for enriching the Department of Architecture.


Can I take part-time studies? 



Do you offer any collaborative programs?


The International Burch University offers an Erasmus + and Mevlana Exchange Programme.

Please visit http://international.ibu.edu.ba/ for details or contact [email protected].


Can I attend IBU on exchange?


Please visit http://international.ibu.edu.ba/ for details or contact [email protected].


Where can I get help with applying to IBU?

Please visit http://studentaffairs.ibu.edu.ba/  for details.


May I apply for spring admission?



Will the BArch and MArch program allow me to practice Architecture?

The level of technical proficiency and advancement opportunities for working in the profession through the acquisition of appropriate vocational and professional skills, are different after the completion of different studies. For a better comparison and examination, hereafter, on this point, we made reference to the first and second cycle.

Please visit website for more informations http://arc.ibu.edu.ba/en/about/job-opportunities.html.


Admission Requirements

What are the educational requirements for admission to the master programs?

Master program is designed to build on students’ individual backgrounds. Our MArch program is designed to educate students who come from a variety of academic backgrounds, not just those with an undergraduate background in architecture. All students must meet specific admissions requirements. Please visit website for more information http://studentaffairs.ibu.edu.ba/en/student-affairs-graduate/.


I received my degree abroad. How do I know if my degree qualifies?

Graduates of recognized academic institutions outside B&H should hold an appropriate bachelor’s degree or its equivalent as assessed by the University of Sarajevo.


What are the English language requirements?

The applicants should demonstrate their English Proficiency level.


What if my English language scores do not qualify?

Program of the IBU English Preparatory School provides a diverse learning language environment that places a high value on a creative and rigorous contemporary preparatory curriculum in a structured environment. For more information visit website http://prep.ibu.edu.ba/.


What if I started one degree but didn't finish, do I need to submit a transcript?

Yes, you must submit transcripts of ALL post-secondary education. In order to make proper transfer to the Department of Architecture, transcript must include course descriptions of all attended courses.

For more informations visit wesite http//studentaffairs.ibu.edu.ba/en/student-affairs-graduate/how-to-apply/transfer-application.html.


My writing are samples are not in English, do I need to get them translated?



Tuition and Financial Aid

What is the cost of tuition?

Please visit this website http://www.ibu.edu.ba/en/students/finance/tuition-and-fees.html.


What financial aid is avalable for a students?

Please visit this website http://www.ibu.edu.ba/en/students/finance/financial-aid-and-scholarships.html.


Additional Informations

I am an international student, is there anything special that I need to know when appliying for program at IBU?

Please be referred to the informations from this website http://studentaffairs.ibu.edu.ba/en/student-affairs-undergraduate/admission-and-application.html.