Incoming Apllicants - International Burch University

Before Arrival

Before arrival, it is advised that Incoming Students and Staff acquire their Visa, Residency Permit and Health Insurance documentation, and also that they organise some form of Housing. This will ensure that students and staff are fully prepared for their mobility. Listed below are contacts for the aforementined documentation.

Visa and Residency Permit
Contact the Human Resource Office

Enes Biber

Health Insurance
Contact the Human Resource Office

Enes Biber

Housing Contact Dean of Students

Admir Salihagić

Settling in

Upon arrival, Incoming Students and Staff should go to the International Office at International Burch University for further information. All relevant paperwork must be delivered to the International Office for reference. Once completed, time tables and other requirements for studying/teaching will be organised.

Emergency Numbers

Police 112
Ambulance 124
Fire Dept. 123

Living Expenses

Student living expenses will vary according to the individual. Presented in the table below is a rough estimation of monthly student costs.


In terms of transportation, Sarajevo has many differents forms of transport such as taxis, busses, trolley busses and tramways. All these forms require payment, and additional information is listed below:

Sarajevo International Airport
Address: Kurta Schorka 36
Phone: +387 33 28 91 00

Sarajevo International Bus Station Address: Put zivota 8 Phone: +387 33 21 31 00 Public Transport (bus, tram, trolley) JKP “GRAS” Phone: +387 33 29 33 33 Flixbus There are many different taxi companies within Sarajevo, and we have listed below the most popular. Pick-up is free, and passengers are charged by kilometre. TAXI Sarajevo taxi: +387 33 65 21 31 Žuti taxi: +387 33 66 35 55, +387 33 65 59 10 CRVENI taxi: +387 33 66 35 55, 033 1516

There are both private and public health centres in Bosnia and Hercegovina, where at both types of facilities you will be charged for your visit. Public Health Institutions require a Health Book, whereby patients can attend their appointments free of charge. It is advised to book an appointment before attending any form of Health Institution (excluding pharmacies).


Eurofarm Polyclinics
Address: Butmirska Cesta 14
Phone: 033/77 30 26
Working hours: 07:30 - 21:30, Saturday: 7:30:00-15:00, Sunday: Closed


Apoteke Sarajevo
Address: Emira Bogunića Čarlija 15, Ilidža
Phone: 033 762 180
Working hours: 00-24, 24/7

There are many banks within Bosnia and Hercegovina, with the most popular being:


Turkish Ziraat Bank
Address: Mala Aleja 44, Ilidža
Phone: 033/761 341

UniCedit Bank
Address: Mala Aleja 10, Ilidža
Phone: 033/627 937

Raiffeisen Bank
Address: Rustempašina bb, Ilidža
Phone: 033/ 773 364