The modern process of high education in Mostar started in 1950 with the opening of the Pedagogical Acdemy, followed by Postsecondary Technical School of Mechanical Engineering and Agricultural. Department of Law and Economics of the University of Sarajevo was formed in 1970 and in 1976 they became independent faculties.
Taking into account decades of long history, the "Džemal Bijedić" University of Mostar can be significantly recognized by a number of important dates briefly listed below.
A Postsecondary Pedagogical College founded
Postsecondary Technical School of Mechanical Engineering (VTŠMS) founded
Student Dormitory in Mostar was founded, and in 1970 it became a part of the University
Merging of VTŠMS with the Mechanical Engineering Faculty in Sarajevo
Pedagogical Academy started working.
A Branch Department of Law Faculty of Sarajevo was formed in Mostar
A Branch Department of the Faculty of Economy of Sarajevo was formed in Mostar
The Municipal Assembly of Mostar made a decision on Organizing of preparatory work for establishing of a University
The Municipal Assembly of Mostar created the Initial Board for creation of the concept of the Universit
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering was established in Mostar.
Faculty of Economy established in Mostar
Law Faculty started working in Mostar
The Coordination Board of the Executive Board of the Assembly of SR B&H issued an approval on preconditions for the establishing of a University
The first constituent assembly of the Dzemal Bijedic University. The first rector of the University was elected, Bela Ler, a full professor at the Faculty of Economy in Mostar
The Opening Ceremony and announcement of establishing of the Dzemal Bijedic University was organized in the National Theatre building in Mostar
The University Library was founded.
The Cultural Club of Dzemal Bijedic University was created
The Faculty of Civil Engineering in Mostar was established
The University Library became a Depositary Library of the UN “Dag Hamaršeld“.
The Library became a Depositary Library for education, science and culture
The University Library building with its entire library collection was burned down completely
By the decision of the War Government, Dzemal Bijedic University continued at temporary localities: The Social Security building, National Theathre building andMemorial house of Dzemal Bijedic
The University Council made a decision to establish a two-year study program on Inofmration Technologies at the University
The Agro-Mediterranean study program started at the University
The University Council made a Decision on establishing of an Undergraduate study programs of languages
The Language Studies grew into the Faculty of Humanities
The Pedagogical Academy grew into the Teacher-Training Faculty
Agro-Mediterranean Faculty started its work
Registration of the Faculty of Information Technologies
University Senate constituted
University Steering Board constituted
Dzemal Bijedic Univesity of Mostar earned an institutional accreditation
Dzemal Bijedic University of Mostar became an integrated institution