American Northwest University in Bosnia and Herzegovina is chartered by the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina and fully licensed and approved by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health.

The ANU is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland and listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools and awaiting for the sponsor’s note to be implemented by the Educational Commission on Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in order for students to sit for the USMLE and to facilitate admission into a residency programs in the United States.