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About FASS

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

About Our Faculty

FASS offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in arts, humanities and social sciences. The Faculty has around 500 local and international students at the moment, and the number is gradually increasing.

 

The Faculty is comprised of motivated and dynamic academic staff that emphasizes both teaching and research. The teaching staff, composed of professors from different parts of the world, is renowned locally and internationally for its scholarly contributions to various research fields.

The academic staff makes use of interactive and holistic teaching methodologies and allocates considerable time and effort to the well-being, upbringing and education of students. Therefore, the focus of all programs at the Faculty is on achieving a balance between the necessary substantive knowledge required for a specific field and the critical intellectual and/or artistic skills necessary for success in the constantly changing and demanding world.

Teaching methods include lectures, tutorials and seminars. Suitable equipments and well-qualified technical support are available to augment the teaching activities. The Faculty also organizes lectures, seminars and workshops in order to create an environment suitable for intellectual discussions and to encourage and stimulate local and international collaboration.

 

FASS study programs aim to provide students with professional education in their field of interest, along with a broad selection of courses in various other fields in order to broaden their perspectives.

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote an advanced interdisciplinary approach to teaching, learning, research and practice in arts, humanities and social sciences by providing students with a useful and holistic education that will inevitably play significant role in preparing them for leadership, social responsibility and the job market.  

Our Vision

Our vision is to integrate holistic teaching, learning and research into every study program by emphasizing the values of engagement, responsibility, and global awareness. We aim to make a contribution to the field of arts, humanities and social sciences. 

Objectives

  • To design program curricula which integrate theoretical and practical knowledge in teaching, learning and research;
  • To create quality undergraduate and graduate programs by emphasizing student leadership, social responsibility and market needs;
  • To enhance interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary approaches in teaching, learning and research;
  • To inculcate the values of engagement, responsibility, accountability and global awareness in each of the study programs;
  • To produce graduates in all three cycles of study who intend to work in the fields of visual arts, literature, political sciences, cultural studies, sociology, psychology and architecture;
  • To produce independent, communicative, collaborative, creative, critical, problem-solving, caring and ethical graduates;
  • To produce graduates who will strive to enhance multiethnic, multi-religious and multicultural understanding;
  • To support and undertake necessary steps in improving research and publications in the field of arts, humanities and social sciences in order to improve the quality of education;
  • To establish cooperation with local and international actors in order to promote the development of higher education in the Balkans.
International University of Sarajevo

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

FASS offers you the path for returning to the essence of humanity by seeking and reaching it in its historical, philosophical, sociological, artistic and psychological dimensions. FASS provides students with a glimpse of the holistic picture. What’s more, upon the completion of the study, our students are provided with tools in order to operate and participate in the world that is constantly changing.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study Programs

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers 4 Bachelor, 4 Master and 3 PhD study programs.

FASS

Bachelor Studies

Visual Arts and Visual Communications Design
I Cycle - BA
  • Department of Arts
  • FASS
Psychology
I Cycle - BA
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • FASS
Political Sciences
I Cycle - BA
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • FASS
English Language and Literature
I Cycle - BA
  • Department of Cultural Studies
  • FASS
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FASS

Master Studies

Visual Arts and Visual Communications Design
II Cycle - MA
  • Department of Arts
  • FASS
Psychology
II Cycle - MA
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • FASS
Political Sciences
II Cycle - MA
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • FASS
English Language and Literature
II Cycle - MA
  • Department of Cultural Studies
  • FASS
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FASS

PhD Studies

English Language and Literature
III Cycle - PhD
  • Department of Cultural Studies
  • FASS
Psychology<br>
III Cycle - PhD
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • FASS
Political Sciences
III Cycle - PhD
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • FASS
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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Our Points of Strength

International and National Recognition

We have international and national recognition

Independent Research

We do independent research

Bologna Standards and ECTS

Teaching in Bologna Standards and within the European Credit Transfer system

THE Impact Ranking

Our university is the only university in Bosnia to be included in THE Impact Ranking

Best Private University

Our university is ranked as the best private university in Bosnia in the Webometrics ranking

Scholarship Opportunities

Our university offers 100%, 50% and 25% scholarship opportunities

Advanced English

Advanced English Preparatory Program

Transfer between Programs

Our university has the opportunity to transfer between study programs

Art Gallery

Our university has a modern Art Gallery where students and artists can organize their exhibitions

International University of Sarajevo

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” - Vincent Van Gogh

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