IUS Path in Delivering UN SDGs

International University of Sarajevo is dedicated to make impact on society through delivering UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Therfore, the Agenda 2030 has been gradually inbuilt in IUS reaserch, learning, teaching, and projects, which inlude local community.

While the SDG activities have been taking a full swing in the past three years, in the comming period IUS is ready to take SDG implementation to the next level. As an old saying reasds: „Thing Well Begun Is Half Done" the achivement of SDG goals is planned to become an integral part IUS future Strategy 2021-2026.

So far, under full support of IUS Rector Prof. Dr Ahmet Yıldırım, the folllowing have been achived:

  • IUS Ranking by Times Higher Education Impact Ranking: IUS ranked in Times Higher Education Impact Ranking a prestigious worldwide university ranking organization from London for a second year in a row, as the only university which appeared in this prestigues ranking in the Western Balkan Region and broader,
  • IUS Memberships at SDSN: IUS has officially become a member of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) at the end of June 2020. The SDSN network was established in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General, and aims to mobilize global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030) and the Paris Climate Agreement (2015).
  • IUS SDG Team established: Beginning of October, 2020, the IUS SDG steering committee was formed comprised of enthusiastic volunteers: IUS academicians, administrative staff and students. The SDG Steering Committee will be in charge of directing and supporting implementation of UN SDGs at IUS.


IUS Quality Assurance Office initiated all activities related to the implementation of SDG at IUS.

News about SDG implementation at IUS:
New opportunities on the horizon – IUS joined a prestigious SDSN network
Research on Coronavirus Disease through IUS cooperation within SDSN
IUS ranked in the Times Higher Education ranking list
UN SDG goals implementation supported by IUS
Implementation of SDGs in the IUS curricula
IUS in the World Ranking List
SDG team formed at IUS