University of Banja Luka

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  • The Uni­ver­sity of Banja Luka has been estab­lished on 7th Novem­ber 1975. At the time the Uni­ver­sity con­sisted of five fac­ul­ties: Fac­ulty of Elec­tri­cal Engi­neer­ing, Tech­nol­ogy, Mechan­i­cal Engi­neer­ing, Law and Eco­nom­ics, as well as three higher schools. The other fac­ul­ties were founded later: Med­i­cine in 1978, Agri­cul­ture in 1992, Forestry in 1992, Phi­los­o­phy in 1994, Archi­tec­ture and Civil Engi­neer­ing in 1995, Nat­ural Sci­ences and Math­e­mat­ics in 1996, Acad­emy of Art in 1999 and Phys­i­cal Edu­ca­tion and Sports in 2001. The Fac­ulty of Philol­ogy, Fac­ulty of Polit­i­cal Sci­ences and Fac­ulty of Mine Engi­neer­ing have been estab­lished in 2009.
    Today the Uni­ver­sity of Banja Luka has 16 fac­ul­ties with 52 licensed study pro­grams. We have around 600 pro­fes­sors, 400 assis­tants and 450 admin­is­tra­tive staff mem­bers cur­rently employed at the Uni­ver­sity. At present there are around 17.000 stu­dents at the Uni­ver­sity. The num­ber of stu­dents that obtained their degree is as fol­lows: more than 19.000 grad­u­ates, 700 spe­cial­ists, 650 M.A. degree hold­ers and 300 PhD holders.

    Most of the fac­ul­ties of the Uni­ver­sity of Banja Luka, as well as uni­ver­sity halls of res­i­dence with stu­dent dor­mi­to­ries, restau­rants, recre­ation cen­ters, stu­dent clubs and the Uni­ver­sity Com­puter Cen­ter are sit­u­ated in two cam­puses, located close to the river Vrbas and not far from the city cen­ter. The Uni­ver­sity of Banja Luka has ade­quate var­i­ous in size and shape class­rooms, amphithe­atres, medium and smaller class­rooms, read­ing rooms and libraries, lab­o­ra­to­ries and com­puter rooms. Total size of class­rooms is around 16 000 square meters, lab­o­ra­to­ries around 10 000 square meters. Most of the class­rooms are equipped with video pro­jec­tors and com­put­ers for dis­play dig­i­tal teach­ing con­tents. Pro­cure­ment of inter­ac­tive elec­tronic boards, so called “smart“ boards, is planned for the next period. The Uni­ver­sity has over 20 com­puter rooms with 24 hour inter­net access. Libraries of the Uni­ver­sity have around 185.000 books and they are sub­scribed to 75 sci­en­tific magazines.

    For more infor­ma­tion please visit the web­site of the Uni­ver­sity of Banja Luka.


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