University of Bihac (UNBI)

The history of the University of Bihać began in 1997 when it was established. It has seven member units, 6 Faculties (Technical Faculty, Faculty of Pedagogy, Faculty of Law, Biotechnical Faculty, Islamic Faculty of Pedagogy and Faculty of Economy) and School of Health Studies. Total number of students is 4000. Teaching process at UNBI is organized through total 46 study programs, 27 study programs within 1st study cyclus and 19 study programs within 2nd study cyclus. At the Technical Faculty there are 5 Departments: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Sciences, Wood processing technology, Electromechanical Sciences, Textile Design and Technologies; the network of institutes and laboratories is wide (Institute for Testing of Materials; Institute for Measuring and Measuring Technology; Institute for Processing Technology, Thermo technology and Hydraulics, IT Institute, Institute for Design and Textile and Garment Testing; Laboratory for production systems; organization of the Laboratory for technology, Laboratory for deformation and machining systems, Laboratory for mechanical testing of materials, Laboratory for testing of construction materials).The Automation and Robotics Laboratory occupies a particularly important place. The Technical Faculty was an initiator and bearer of activities on formation of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Society for Robotics, whose seat is at our institution. This university institution is an organizer of the International Scientific Symposiums on Revitalization and Modernization of Production – RIM, which are regularly held every two years and attended by numerous domestic and foreign scientists and business people.

We expect within this project to create a modern master study program related to digital signal broadcasting, a profession for which market demand is expected to highly rise in close relation to the anticipated digitalization announced for our countries this year, as well as the general need for such a profession. The main role of our University will be to actively collaborate with other institutions in the matter of selecting courses with appropriate content in accordance with market demand. This study would aim to presenting the particular needs of today's high-tech companies, as well as some very concrete ways in which Technical Faculty could also contribute in developing the future engineers' nontechnical skills and competencies, as demanded by modern high-tech projects.