University of Tuzla

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University of Tuzla
Univerzitet u Tuzli
University of Tuzla logo.png
Latin: Universitas Studiorum Tuzlaensis
Type Public
Established 18 November 1976; 41 years ago (1976-11-18)
Rector Tihomil Markovi
Academic staff
500
Administrative staff
200
Students 10683
Location Bosnia and Herzegovina Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Campus Urban
Affiliations European University Association
Website www.untz.ba

University of Tuzla (Bosnian: Univerzitet u Tuzli) is a public university located in 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.

In the academic year of 2014–2015, the total number of enrolled students in all faculties and academies was 10,683. The total number of enrolled students has shown a steady decline from the academic year 2010–2011, when 14,212 students were enrolled at the university.[1]

History[edit]

A college of mining was established in 1958 and Faculty of Chemical Engineering in 1959 as the first faculty outside University of Sarajevo; the college then 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 university 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), was established at the university.

Faculties and Academies[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bajramović, Hidajeta (2015). "Higher Education in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2014/2015" (PDF). Statistical Bulletin 214: 9. Retrieved 9 September 2017. 
  2. ^ University of Tuzla. "Faculties and Academies". University of Tuzla. Retrieved 11 September 2017. 

Coordinates: 44°31′55″N 18°41′12.7″E / 44.53194°N 18.686861°E / 44.53194; 18.686861