International Summer School in Mostar

International Summer School in Mostar

The International Summer School of 2019 will take place in Mostar 3 - 15 June. The programme runs each year, and is organized by the Dzemal Bijedic University of Mostar, the University Sveučilište u Mostaru and the University of South-Eastern Norway. The Dzemal Bijedic University of Mostar will be hosting the summer school in 2019.

Study level
Summer school
Closing dates
Norwegian applicants: Feb 1 (first intake). International and local applicants: Rolling admission until May 1.
7,5 ECTS (3 U.S. credits)
Start up
Summer 2019

What you will learn

The purpose of this programme is to give the students an introduction to the international regime for human rights and social entrepreneurship.

Please note: The course content is currently under review. Updated course descriptions will be launched as soon as possible.

Course contents:

Practical information

  • The courses will take place at The Dzemal Bijedic University of Mostar.
  • Dates: 3 June - 15 June 2019
  • Application deadline: February 1st for USN students - first intake. Then rolling admission for available places until May 1. The application deadline for local students in Bosnia-Hercegovina will be May 1.
  • Travel and accommodation as well as participation in non-mandatory excursions, trips and events must be covered by the participant. 
  • There is no additional support provided by the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (lånekassen) for participating at summer schools, but travel and living costs are kept to a minimum to ensure that students can overcome the costs attending this course.
  • Students are not required to get a formal approval by their programme coordinator at the faculty, to attend. The summer school can be approved as a part of a bachelor programme by your home institution, or be taken as an additional course, earning additional credits.
  • Possibilites for accommodation arrangements for students coming from outside Mostar will be announced shortly
  • Travel arrangements for participants from Norway: Flights with Norwegian Oslo-Sarajevo or Oslo- Dubrovnik/Split. Group transport from Sarajevo to Mostar on Saturday June 1st, late evening.


Students from Norway: The application and registration deadline for Norwegian students is February 1st. Please contact if you intend to apply after the deadline. 

Practical information for Norwegian attendants - TBA soon

Students from Mostar and other USN partners: The final deadline is May 1st. 

Course descriptions and study plans:
The Most Serious of International Crimes (PDF) - TBA
Social Entrepreneurship (PDF)

Admission requirements

  • Please note: Students should be enrolled in an undergraduate programme at their home institution. 
  • The courses are particularly suitable for students enrolled in an undergraduate programme, with focus on social sciences/ law/ political science/humanities/education i.e.  The social entrepreneurship course is also suitable for students in technology/IT/engineering.
  • There are no prerequisites for these courses except eligibility to study at the post-high school level and the ability to relate meaningfully to an English spoken classroom and to understand texts written in English.

Study facts

Full time – Decentralized


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