University of Tuzla

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University of Tuzla
Univerzitet u Tuzli
University of Tuzla logo.png
Latin: Uneversitas Studiorum Tuzlaensis
Established 18 November 1976
Type Public
Rector Prof. dr. Enver Halilović
Academic staff 500
Admin. staff 200
Students 15,000 undergraduate
1,500 post graduate
Location Bosnia and Herzegovina Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Campus Urban
Affiliations European University Association
Website University of Tuzla(Bosnian) (English)

University of Tuzla (Bosnian: Univerzitet u Tuzli) is a public university located in the city of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The university was founded in 1958. It became a proper university in 1976, and today is one of the major institutions of higher learning in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

History[edit]

A college of mining was established in 1958 and Faculty of Chemical Engineering in 1959 as a first faculty outside University of Sarajevo, at which time the university had 159 students. The Mining School developed into a Faculty of Mining in 1960. From there more faculties were added and enrollment increased, until an independent institution of higher education was created in 1976.

Sport[edit]

In the 2000s, the Basketball club UKK Student which competes in A1 League (2nd Tier on Pyramid) originated from the university.

Faculties and Schools[edit]

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 44°32′19″N 18°39′58″E / 44.53861°N 18.66611°E / 44.53861; 18.66611