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BSC in Genetics and Bioengineering (GBE)

International University of Sarajevo
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
4,000 EUR
October 2023

4,000 EUR
October 2024

4,000 EUR
October 2025

About this program

BSC in Genetics and Bioengineering (GBE)

This program is designed for those with an interest in developing an integrated scientific perspective comprising the fundamentals of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and cell biology, all of which are built upon a solid background in biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics. Students learn how to apply the principles and methods of engineering sciences to study biological applications and its problems, to gain an engineering foundation with emphasis on biochemical process applications.

Why you should apply:

  • Affordable cost of living
  • Low tuition fees
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Admission requirements

Who is it aimed for?

Young scientists, inovators, etc.


To apply, please visit the institute website. The following documents are required:

  • Passport copy (with validity period of at least two years)
  • A clean criminal record
  • High school diploma
  • High school full transcript last 4 year HS education(O-level and A-level transcripts) •
  • Motivation letter
  • IELTS or TOFEL English language certificat B2 level with 6.00 overall score (Applicants may have the choice of either taking TOEFL/IELTS certificates or sitting for the IUS English Placement and Proficiency Tests)
  • A photo

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Program content

Semester I

  • Academic English and Effective Communication
  • General Chemistry
  • Calculus I
  • Physics

Semester II

  • Biology
  • Calculus II
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Critical Reading and Writing
  • Understanding Science and Technology

Semester III

  • Differential Equations
  • Cell Biology
  • Materials Science 3 1 6 BIO
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Biochemistry I

Semester IV

  • Genetics I
  • Thermodynamics
  • Biochemistry II

Semester V

  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics II
  • Programming for Engineers
  • Project Management Semester VI

Semester VI

  • Techniques in Molecular Biology
  • General Microbiology
  • Ethics in Engineering and Science

Semester VII

  • Genetic Engineering
  • Work Placement / Internship

Semester VIII

  • Protein Engineering

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


  • Tuition fees for EU students: 4000 EUR
  • Tuition fees for Non-EU students: 4000 EUR


The goals of Genetics and Bioengineering education are the following:

  • To give successful education about basic life sciences
  • To give knowledge and experience in area of Genetics, Molecular biology and Bioengineering
  • To conduct basic and experimental high quality researches and to apply engineering and physical sciences to medical and biological problems.
  • To prepare a ground for the students so that they can learn how to apply engineering technologies to living systems in a safe way.
  • To give problem solving and team forming abilities which are necessary for genetics and bioengineering carrier.
  • To develop effective communication abilities and joining into interdisciplinary teams. To give education to the students in a broad spectrum and their preparation for carrier in a wide range.

Career paths

Those who have graduated have a wide range of jobs that they can seek for, depending on individual interests. Some of the options are: continuing their academic careers; or a career in various industrial fields (pharmaceutical, biotechnological, agricultural or similar); then, a career in the field of scientific research in biomedicine, whether in clinical or forensic field; as well as employment in various governmental and non-governmental institutions at the national and international level.

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International University of Sarajevo

Established in Sarajevo the beautiful capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2004, IUS has become a leading higher education institution, both locally and internationally. IUS takes great pride in having climbed steadily to the top private university position in Bosnia-Herzegovina over the...

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International University of Sarajevo

Hrasnicka cesta 15
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

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