The Faculty of Law, in accordance with the Law on Higher Education of the Zenica-Doboj Canton, organizes and conducts undergraduate education for the acquisition of expertise in legal sciences. The teaching is carried out according to an established curriculum and program, which is aligned with the Framework Law on Higher Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Bologna Declaration. The curriculum includes general, professional, and elective courses. General and professional courses are mandatory, while elective courses become mandatory after students choose them.

The study program “Law, General Track” is offered at the Faculty of Law, University of Zenica (PrF UNZE). According to the FRASCATI classification, this study program falls under the field of social sciences (5. Social Sciences), scientific area 5.5 Law. It lasts for four years (eight semesters), during which students attend and complete a total of 47 compulsory and 3 elective courses, totaling 240 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits. No final or graduate thesis is required.

Teaching and exams take place throughout the academic year, which starts in the first week of October and ends on September 30th of the following calendar year. The academic year is divided into a winter and a summer semester, each lasting for 15 weeks. Upon graduation, students are awarded the title of “Diplomirani pravnik” (Bachelor of Science in Law).

A person who acquires the professional title of “Diplomirani pravnik” (Bachelor of Science in Law) upon completing their studies at the Faculty of Law in Zenica would be equipped with the necessary theoretical and applied competencies for the smooth and high-quality execution of the tasks they were educated for.

Seminar Paper

A seminar paper is an independent professional exploration of a chosen topic, through which a student acquires specific theoretical and practical knowledge, as well as the ability to independently utilize current domestic and foreign literature.

Each student is required to write at least one seminar paper during the winter semester. At the beginning of the semester, the student selects, in collaboration with the course teacher and/or assistant, the topic of the seminar paper in accordance with the curriculum. Information about the successfully defended seminar paper is recorded in the student’s index/record book.