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Location of International Burch University?
Ilidža, ulica francuske revolucije bb, 71210 Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Housing in Sarajevo / Ilidža / Bosnia and Herzegovina?
There are available dormitories for boys with limited capacity. However, Burch staff will be available for consulting and guiding new students who want to stay at rented house/apartment. Burch has good cooperation with a few private student dorms in its surrounding and will happily recommend the best suitable one for students.
How much is tuition for studying at BURCH University (graduate, masters, PHD) and what are payment details?
Are there any extra payments/costs/fees involved besides scholarship and what are those?
For the residence permission and other related paperwork, translation fees in Bosnia and Herzegovina, you need to pay 100-200 euros for the books and other study material, depending on study program and students’ preferences on buying new or used books.
Are there any possible financial decreases for scholarship tuition and under what terms these can be acquired?
Students who won 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place on competitions. Sport scholarship. Students with certain degree of disability. Students without one or both parents. Students of war veterans or students whose parents died during the war as members of B&H Army. Students who sign pre contracts before the beginning of the admission period, students who achieve high scores on Scholarship Exam organized by university, successful students and successful sportsmen are eligible for varying range of discounts and scholarships. Please follow our main web site for periodical scholarship announcements and contact our admission’s office for further details.
Are there programs for master and doctorate, and what are those?
Yes. There are programs for master and doctorate.
Is it possible to transfer from other universities to IBU and vice versa and what are the procedures/costs/documents needed?
It is possible to transfer to International Burch University from any other university as Burch University complies with bologna’s criteria. Add necessary documents or link to them – all same documents as for first enrolment + transcript and withdrawal letter/ispisnica from previous university.
What are the registration requirements for International students?
How many years does the education take at Burch University (bachelor, masters, PHD)?
Faculty of Education is 4+1+3 years (Bachelor + Master + PhD) 240+60+180 ECTS
Faculty of Engineering and IT is 3+2+3 years (Bachelor + Master + PhD) 180+120+180 ECTS
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences has both programs 3+2+3 and 4+1+3
What is the education language at International Burch University, and what are the terms for students, regarding English language proficiency, prior start of education at BURCH University?
All students need to meet criteria regarding their level of English Language knowledge. There is English Language proficiency exam to test the students’ level of knowledge of English Language. Students who pass English Language proficiency exam can proceed with further steps of registration with the selected faculty. Also students who provide valid certificate with 300 points from TOEFL or 180 points from IELTS exam are counted as adequate.
Is preparation class necessary prior start studying at BURCH University, and what are the benefits of taking those classes? What are the costs of attendance in preparatory school and how long these classes last, when and where are these organized?
If student fails English Language proficiency exam, then it is highly advisable that he or she attends English language in classes preparatory school. These classes are beneficial for English Language knowledge improvement since these are organized in manner that is required to meet needed criteria and can greatly assist students to pass English Language proficiency exam. Classes last about 8 months: divided into 4 courtships, A1-A2-B1-B2
What are faculties and departments available at IBU university?
What are facilities available at IBU University?
International Burch University has various facilities available to our students. These are: fully equipped gym with included shower/latrine units, restaurant, coffee cantinas, student pavilion, parking lot for all visitors and students, outdoor basketball and football courts, huge indoor sports court, reading and studying room, library, free Wi-Fi for all students and visitors, large conference hall. All university facilities are guarded and are limited for Burch students and staff only.
Does IBU accept students from Europe, Asia, America?
Is IBU accredited by HEA?
Is IBU diploma recognized in EU or US?
What is the date, time and place of the English Placement Exam given at the beginning of the Academic Year?
At IBU University, at the end of the month of September.