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Academy of Sciences and Arts of Republika Srpska
(Академија наука и умјетности Републике Српске)
Formation1996 in Banja Luka
TypeNational academy
PurposeScience, arts, academics
HeadquartersBosnia and HerzegovinaRepublika Srpska Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Trg Srpskih Vladara II (Square of Serb Rulers II) Coordinates: 44°46'20"N 17°11'37"E
Rajko Kuzmanović[1]
Main organ
Presidency of the Academy

The Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republika Srpska (Serbian: Академија наука и умјетности Републике Српске, АНУРС, Bosnian and Croatian Akademija nauka i umjetnosti Republike Srpske, ANURS) is highest representative institution in the Republika Srpska of science and art founded in 1996. It has four departments – Department of Social Sciences, Department of Literature and Arts, Department of Natural, Mathematical and Technical Sciences and the Department of Medical Sciences. It is based in Banja Luka.[2]

List of presidents

Name Period
Petar Mandić 1996–1999
Slavko Leovac 2000
Veselin Perić 2000–2003
Milan Vasić 2003
Rajko Kuzmanović 2004–Present


Film director and writer Emir Kusturica, member of the Academy, since 2011
Writer Peter Handke, member of the Academy, since 2008

Some prominent members of the Academy are:[3]

See also


  1. ^ Kuzmanović, Rajko; Mirjanić, Dragoljub (2005). The Republic of Srpska - Tenth Years of the Dayton Peace Agreement. Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republika Srpska. p. 19. ISBN 978-99938-631-9-9. ACADEMICIAN RAJKO KUZMANOVlC, PRESIDENT OF ANURS
  2. ^ Academy of Sciences and Arts of Republika Srpska: Foundation, establishment and status of the Academy
  3. ^ Academy of Sciences and Arts of Republika Srpska: Members