Area: 51,197 thousand-sq. km
Population:: 3,840 million
last update: 08.07.2013

Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IMBIH)representing National Metrology Institute in Bosnia and Herzegovina, directly responsible to the Council of   Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

IMBIH is responsible for the establishment of a comprehensive measuring system in Bosnia and Herzegovina with traceability to the International System of Units, SI.

Areas of IMBIH’s work are:

Ø      Scientific metrology

Ø      Legal metrology

Ø      Industrial metrology

General Director:

Mr Zijad Dzemic


Augusta Brauna 2, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


+387 (0) 33 568 902


+387 (0) 33 568 909




Ø      The Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IMBIH);

Ø      Nominated Metrological Laboratories and Bodies (verification laboratories; control of prepacked products);

Ø      The Entity Bureaus of Metrology: Bureau of Metrology of Federation of  B&H and Republic Bureau of Standardization and Metrology of Republic of Srpska;

Ø      Conformity Assessment Bodies for Measuring Instruments;

Ø      Accredited Calibration laboratories.

IMBIH’s responsibilities regarding Scientific Metrology

Ø      Realization and maintainance of national measurement standards ensuring their traceability to the internationally recognized measurement standards – realization of SI base and derived units

Ø      Establishment of distributed measurement system by appointing other legal entity for performing responsibilities of national measurement standard holder

Ø      Membership in RMOs and active participation in their activities

Ø      Promotion of metrology

Ø      To support research and development in all areas of metrology

IMBIH’s responsibilities regarding Legal Metrology

Ø      Issuance of bylaws in accordance with Law on Metrology

Ø      Supervision of the implementation of Law on Metrology

Ø      Nomination of laboratories dealing with verification

Ø      Nomination of bodies for conformity assessment (MID and NAWI)

Ø      Nomination of bodies for control of prepacked products

Ø      Issuance and acceptance of Type approval

IMBIH's Membership in International Organizations

BIPM / CGPM (International Bureau of Weights and Measures / General Conference for Measures and Weights) - Associate Member since 2011

EMRP (European Metrology Research Programme) -  Member since 2013

EURAMET (European Association of National Metrology Institutes) - Member since 2009

IAAO (International Association Assay Office) - Observer since 2010

OIML (International Organization of Legal Metrology) - Corresponding Member since March 1997

WELMEC (European cooperation in legal metrology) - Associate member since 2009