About the programmes
Political science is concerned with the study of the state, nation, government, and politics and policies of government. It deals extensively with the theory and practice of politics, and the analysis of political systems, political behavior, and political culture.

Journalism program offers a very wide range of journalism skills, from how to research and write a basic news story, to how to lay-out a page, work fast online and handle social media. Media and communication degrees face the challenge of keeping pace with the latest trends and debates, preparing students for work in media-related industries, and also training them as critical commentators on the ways in which media reflects, represents and influences the world.

The Security studies program offers an expansive curriculum, in-depth research, and critical dialogue on security issues. It’s overarching mission is to produce a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars fully knowledgeable about the range of international and national security problems and foreign policy issues.

Social work involve examining the provision of social welfare systems such as health care, housing support and unemployment benefits in different societies worldwide. Students may explore underlying factors – political, economic, cultural – which have shaped different social welfare systems, and also assess the outcomes of various approaches.

Studying sociology could mean conducting empirical research (based on observation), using statistical analysis to identify causal relationships and trends, and seeing how these trends relate to various social theories. Sociology encompasses elements of both scientific inquiry and also more humanities-based approaches.

Teaching
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars and personal tutorials, practical sessions, guest speakers. This is all arranged in correlation with lectures/professors. You will also spend a significant amount of time in doing personal study.

Language
Lectures are given in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian. For exchange students it is possible to organize special consultations in English regarding their work, research, exams, paper work or mentorship. You have to check with the Faculty’s coordinator before applying for this institution.

Assessment
Assessment is by courseware, classroom tests and examinations. Group learning, teamwork, individual work and communication skills are assessed through group studies and reports as well as presentations. Students are expected to develop a broad range of transferable skills, including research, essay-writing and statistical analysis.

FACULTY OF POLITICAL SCIENCES
Address: Skenderija 72, 71000 Sarajevo
Web: http://www.fpn.unsa.ba