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  • DIPLOMAS AND PROGRAMS

The American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina is issuing diplomas of completed studies, organized in the first, second, and third cycle in accordance with local educational laws and the requirements of both, the US and Bologna process. Programs are organized in the first, second, and third cycle, namely Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral.

By completing studies of the first cycle of higher education, within which 240 points are gained according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) or at minimum 120 US Credits, a person acquires the title of Bachelor of a specific area of studies. The diploma is issued to the student who has presented and defended his/her undergraduate thesis, and has passed the undergraduate exam, or a student who has passed the final exam of his/her final year of study provided by the educational program of faculties at which an undergraduate thesis is not a part of the program.

By completing studies of the second cycle of higher education, within which 60 ECTS points or 30 US Credits are gained (300 ECTS or minimum 150 US Credits points if summed up with the first cycle), a person acquires the title of Master of a specific area of studies. The diploma is issued to a student who has successfully completed all obligations defined by the study program of the second cycle of studies.

By completing studies of the third cycle of higher education, a person is granted the title of Doctor of Science or Doctor of a Profession (which is defined by the specific area of studies), and gains 180 ECTS points or 30-60 US credits. The diploma is issued to the student who has successfully completed all obligations defined by the study program of the third cycle of studies.

In addition to the diploma, a diploma supplement is issued. Both documents are public and are issued in Bosnian and English. The layout and contents of the diploma and its attachment are defined by The Regulations for the Layout and Contents of the Diploma and Its Attachments regulated by local laws on higher education and by-laws of AUBiH.

COLLEGE OF I II & III Cycle First Cycle Second Cycle Third Cycle
Duration Bachelor Duration Masters Duration PhD.
ECONOMICS 4+1+3 4 International Finance 1 Business Administration (MBA) 3 Management
International Sales and Marketing International Sales and Marketing International Finance
LAW 4+1+3 4 Law 1 International and European Public Law 3 International Law
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 4+1+3 4 Information Technology 1 Cyber Security 3 Cyber Security
ENGINEERING 4+1+3 4 Software Engineering 1 Software Engineering 3 Computer Engineering
System Engineering
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY 4+1+3 4 International Relations and Diplomacy 1 International Relations and Diplomacy 3 International Business Law and Diplomacy
International Economy and Trade
SECURITY AND DEFENSE 4+1+3 4 National and International Security 1 National and International Security 3 National and International Security
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES 4+1+3 4 Industrial Technology Management 1 Industrial Technology Management 3 Industrial Technology Management
ACADEMY OF MODERN ARTS 4 4 Graphic and Multimedia Design