The Erasmus+ Incoming Traineeship program at the University of Sarajevo offers an excellent opportunity for students from Europe to gain valuable international experience in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Here’s an overview of what you can expect from an Erasmus+ Traineeship at the University of Sarajevo:

  1. Duration and Eligibility: Typically, Erasmus+ Traineeships last between 2 to 12 months. To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a higher education institution in an EU country that participates in the Erasmus+ program. The traineeship should be relevant to your field of study or future career goals.
  2. Host Institution: The University of Sarajevo serves as the host institution where you will carry out your traineeship. It is one of the leading universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, offering a diverse range of faculties and departments where you can gain practical experience related to your academic discipline (listed below).
  3. Areas of Traineeship: The University of Sarajevo provides opportunities for traineeships in various fields, depending on the availability of placements and the interests of the applicants. These fields may include but are not limited to: humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, economics, and more.
  4. Application Process: You should apply through your home institution, which has a partnership agreement with the University of Sarajevo under the Erasmus+ program. Your home institution’s International Office or Erasmus+ coordinator can provide guidance on the application procedure, deadlines, required documents, and selection criteria. You must be officially nominated for the traineeship at the University of Sarajevo! Once nominated, you will receive a document “Application form” from our side to fill in your traineeship activities so that we can match with the potential department.

Host UNSA’s member units / departments:


  • Academy of Fine Arts
  • Academy of Music
  • Academy of Performing Arts


  • Faculty of Islamic studies
  • Faculty of Education


  • Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
  • Faculty of Forestry


  • Faculty of Dental Medicine
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


  • Faculty of Political Sciences
  • Faculty of Sport and Physical Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Criminalistics, Criminology and Security Studies


  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

  • Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies “Prof. Dr. Zdravko Grebo”