Responsibilities, rights and obligations of Permanent Councils of the University Senate are prescribed by the Article 39 paragraphs 5 and 6 of the University Statute, while working and decission-making procedures are prescribed by the Rules of Procedure of the Senate and the Permanent Councils
At the University there are 15 faculties and 2 academies. At the University enrolls about 14,700 students.
The University shall be represented by Rector of the University. Day of University of East Sarajevo, 24 May, St. Cyril and Methodius.
The academic year at the University begins in September of the current year and ends in October next year. The year is divided into two semesters: winter and summer.