Why to study Geography?

The Department of Geography is the oldest higher education geographic educational institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which has been intensively developing geographical science and profession for almost seven decades. During this period, over one thousand graduate geographers and dozens of masters and doctors of geographic sciences were educated in our Department.

Generations of employees of our Department have realized a large number of international and domestic scientific research projects, published a large number of textbooks, scientific and professional papers, organized a large number of international and domestic conferences, congresses and symposia and thus made a significant contribution in the development of the entire Bosnian society.

Professors and associates of our Department have achieved and are achieving enviable results both in the education and application of geographic science in numerous fields such as planning and management of spatial phenomena and processes, optimization of the use of natural and social resources, regional planning and regional development, urban and rural planning, tourism, environmental protection, etc.
With respect to the above, on our web site you can get acquainted with the organization structure of the Department, the teaching staff, the organization of the teaching process in all three study cycles, scientific research and other activities. This is just one segment of the web content of our site that will enable you to be informed about studying opportunities and/or some other form of cooperation with our Department.

Summarized information about contents of 1st, 2nd and 3rd study cycle can be found here:

Guide for future students

More about study objectives, learning outcomes and employment opportunities after graduation you can read on the following links:

Geography in education

Regional and spatial planning

Tourism and environmental protection

Plan of 1st and 2nd study cycle enrollment in academic 2020/21 year is available on the following link:

Plan of 1st and 2nd study cycle enrollment in academic 2020/21 year


Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, University of Sarajevo

• Address: Zmaja od Bosne 33 – 35, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
• Phone: +387 33 723 736 (Secretary of Department of Geography)
• Fax: +387 33 649 359
• E-mail: geografija@pmf.unsa.ba