Faculty of Islamic Sciences

Why enrolling?

By enrolling at the Faculty of Islamic Sciences in Sarajevo, students are in the opportunity to successfully continue education in a pleasant ambience, atmosphere and with the help of the appreciated and proven scientific authorities.

Studying at the Faculty helps the overall development and progress of the Bosnian society as whole, especially in terms of affirming universal spiritual and moral values, and by debunking numerous stereotypes about Islam and Muslims in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the world. These goals are achieved through the authentic studies of Islam from the perspective of contemporary, impartial and scientifically objective thinking and science. The aforestated is to be achieved by acquainting students with the basic sources of Islam with their historical realizations in Muslim thought and practice, especially considering the religious and cultural Balkans specifics.

With its historical background, expressed in the architectural design of the building, the Faculty of Islamic Sciences is a symbol of meeting and mutual interweaving of the two worlds’ cultures – the European and Islamic. Hence, it seeks to study knowledge embedded in the both Islamic and Western civilization as well, humanistic idiosyncratic sciences, which is in the function of a mission of humanism and a greater understanding between religions and cultures.


What after completing studies?

First and foremost, it is important to emphasize that diploma obtained at the Faculty of Islamic Sciences in Sarajevo is recognized by the most prestigious universities in the world and enables our graduates to continue their education.

To date, from the first cycle of studies 1145 students have graduated, 103 successfully defended master’s thesis and 42 doctoral dissertations been defended. The graduates from the Faculty, as religious officials and officials of various profiles and prominent cultural public officials, are today an inseparable part of active creating of the B-H reality.

We are proud to point out that our graduates perform the most responsible functions in the Islamic community (reisul-ulema, mufti, professors and teachers, main imams, imams, muallims). However, they at the same time occupy numerous managerial and leadership positions in the society. A large number of our graduates are working as imams, hatibs and muallims outside Bosnia and Herzegovina, and as religion teachers in Western Europe several countries.

Continuous efforts are being made to increase the competencies of the Faculty graduates, but also to secure new jobs within the Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Study pattern  :           4 + 1 + 3

3 + 2 + 3


Study programs:

  1. a) First cycle
  • Islamic theology
  • Islamic catechesis and Religious Pedagogy
  • Study program for imams, hatibs and muallims
  1. b) Second cycle
  • MA from Islamic sciences
  • Inter-religious studies and peace building
  1. c) Third cycle
  • PhD in Islamic sciences


Address: Ćemerlina St, 54

E-mail: info@fin.bafin@fin.ba