EU Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport

National Erasmus+ Office - Lebanon


Proposal of Majda Klimenta

Post date: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 16:53
Name: Majda Klimenta
International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Field of interest:

International Burch University would like to become a part of the Erasmus+ exchange program and to establish partnership with EU Program and partner countries.

Burch University is a privately held university in Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Founded in 2008, Burch is a relatively young but extremely prospective institution. In a period of six years, Burch University has risen to regional fame, ranking first among private universities, and third nationally according to Webometrics. Burch University is also accredited by HEA (Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance in Bosnia and Herzegovina).

As a nationally accredited institution, Burch has built its success through a strong commitment and high level of dedication to undergraduate, graduate and PhD education and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and extracurricular activities. It is deeply committed to students’ success and their future careers which in turn fosters great student and alumni loyalty.
Burch University has three main faculties:

• Faculty of Education
o Department of English language and literature
o Department of Oriental Philology
• Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
o Department of Management
o Department of International Relations and European Studies
o Department of International Business
o Department of Banking and Finance
• Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies includes
o Department of Informational Technology
o Department of Genetics and Bioengineering
o Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
o Department of Architecture.
The curriculum of each program of study is designed in accordance with the highest international and European standards. Quality teaching, eminent professors, and field work, help students acquire high levels of professional knowledge. English language is used as the main medium of instruction at the university. Burch offers:

• Classrooms that are equipped with the latest technology
• Student-centered and project oriented education
• Internships in the company of students' choice
• Reasonable fees for education, visa-free travel, as well as affordable accommodation, and low living costs
• Residence halls close to the University
• Wide range of social events