Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
and Social Sciences
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up."
We live in the ever-changing world that requires innovative and pragmatic approach in tackling challenges in our societies. The complexity and variety of social flows, coupled with outstanding scientific and technological developments in the 20th century, have characterized and directed the humanity towards the 21st century.
The totality of human knowledge, acquired by the previous generations, has been critically questioned with regards to its usefulness for the present-day and the future. Hence, the holistic understanding of the relationship between the human beings, society and the state became a must if we want to preserve our own essence in an automated world that surrounds us and forces humanity into a competitive relationship with the machine.
Dr. Ervin Kovačević
Overview of the BA Program
The Bachelor of Arts in FASS at IUS is a four-year, eight-semester program of 240 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), broken down into about 30 ECTS per semester. Read more
Bachelor Studies in FASS
A Bachelor’s degree is an undergraduate university degree, which corresponds to the 1st cycle of study. After completion of the four-year high school education or equivalent, bachelor studies run for four years and correspond to 240 ECTS credits. The 1st cycle of study leads to the academic title of Bachelor of Arts (BA).
Enrolment into the 1st cycle of study is carried out based on a public call, which is announced in accordance with the Law and the Statute of the University.
Earning a bachelor’s degree starts your journey towards your career, broadens your horizons and deepens your knowledge in an area of study of your choice.
Master Studies in FASS
Achieving a bachelor’s degree is a great success. After graduating from a university, you can take your education to the next level by enrolling into a master’s degree program.
It will help you become a more skilled professional in your field. The 2nd cycle of study leads to the academic title of Master of Arts (MA) or equivalent, it runs for one year (60 ECTS credits), so that combined with the 1st cycle study carries the total of 300 ECTS credits.
Enrolment into the 2nd cycle of study is carried out based on a public call, which is published in accordance with the Law and the Statute of the University.
Distance Learning in Master Studies
PhD Studies in FASS
A PhD is a doctoral research degree and the highest level of academic qualification you can achieve. The degree normally takes between three and four years of full-time work towards a thesis offering an original contribution to your subject of interest.
The 3rd cycle of study is organized and run as a three-year study program and it corresponds to 180 ECTS credits, where candidates acquire ECTS credits by passing exams in courses specified by the curriculum, conducting research in the specific area of the doctoral dissertation, and completing and successfully defending a doctoral dissertation.
The duration of practical training/internship is a minimum of 25 working days. The internship file should consist of:
- Employer/Supervisor Internship Evaluation Form
- Student Evaluation of Internship Experience
- Five-page (5) summary report
Erasmus+ Exchange Program
Exchange programs are designed in such a way to provide students and academic staff with an opportunity to study, teach and do research at a university abroad. Students pay no tuition fee to the host university if they participate in the Erasmus+ and Mevlana exchange programs. See the list of all currently open calls for the exchange programs.
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