Educational exams

If you want to take exams at a UK university, institute or college, finish your studies or further improve your knowledge, British Council Bosnia and Herzegovina offers the perfect opportunity for you to achieve this. As the official and authorised body in Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Council is an educational link between Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United Kingdom.

Distance learning programmes

We administer educational examinations for a wide range of British universities and colleges.

University of London

The University of London is one of the world’s leading academic institutions, recognized internationally as a centre of excellence. It is a federation of 20 world-class Colleges and a number of acclaimed Institutes. Among the members of staff and alumni are over 55 Nobel prize winners and over 35 past or present Heads of State.

University of London degrees have been accessible to students worldwide through the International Programmes since 1858. Today, University of London has over 40,000 students in more than 180 countries studying for 100 different programmes.

Heriot-Watt University

With an international reputation for innovative education, enterprise and leading edge but practical research, Heriot-Watt`s Edinburgh Business School is one of the leading UK institutions for business and industry.

Open University

The Open University (OU) is the United Kingdom’s only university dedicated to distance learning.

Warwick University

Warwick is one of the UK’s leading universities, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching for innovation and for links with business and industry.

London School of Economics and Political Science

Since 1994, LSE has worked in partnership with the University of London External Programme to offer undergraduate degrees in economics, management finance and the social sciences to students worldwide. These programmes are developed and assessed by LSE academics. Today, more than 10,000 students are enrolled on the programme.

University of Durham Business School

Durham Business School is part of the University of Durham, England's third oldest university. The University founded a business school in 1965 and has one of the longest established business schools in the UK.

The College of Estate Management

The College of Estate Management is the leading international body providing distance learning education and training to the property professions and construction industry. Students from over 70 countries are currently registered on courses there.

University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton is a dynamic, supportive university at the heart of England with four campuses covering the West Midlands and Shropshire. Its courses range from the traditional subjects you would expect at any good university, to the ultra-modern such as Virtual Reality Design, Digital Product Modelling and E-Commerce and even an online degree in Business Administration.

University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth was inaugurated in 1992.  The former Portsmouth Polytechnic, one of the largest and most successful in the UK, itself grew from the Portsmouth and Gosport School of Science and Arts, founded in 1869.

University of Birmingham

The University was founded in 1900 by the citizens of Birmingham who wanted their own university to train and educate the people who would create and manage the burgeoning businesses and industries of the midlands. Today, it is one of the five most successful universities in the UK for research excellence.


All students need to register with the institutions in the UK directly requesting their examinations are administered by the British Council Bosnia and Herzegovina. The institution will then contact the British Council on your behalf and will provide the necessary examinations materials.


The British Council charges a fee of 150.00 BAM for administration of your examination. In addition, depending on the arrangement with your course provider, you may be required to pay the courier costs incurred at return of exams materials.

In order to be able to sit examinations with us you will need to produce a proof of payment of any fees related to your examinations administration.

Currently, the only method of payment available in Bosnia and Herzegovina is via bank transfer or postal order. The following are sample payment forms:

Administration fee

Courier charges


Candidates who seek to cancel their registration will receive a refund only if they can demonstrate to the administrator that their ability to sit the test has been affected by illness or a serious incident. In those instances only courier charges will apply.

Serious incident include:

  • Serious illness – e.g. hospital admission or serious injury (does not include minor illness such as a mild cold)
  • Loss or bereavement (death of a close family member)
  • Hardship / trauma (victim of crime, victim of traffic accident)
  • Military service

Evidence of illness or a serious incident must be provided within 5 days of the test date.

Need more information?

The above list is not exhaustive; we can organise exams on behalf of any UK educational institution on demand.

For more information about exams please email us, call us at +387 (0)33 250 230 (09:00-17:00h Monday to Friday),  or find us on Facebook.