About us
The Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IMBIH) is a state metrological institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina that is part of the quality infrastructure in BiH.
IMBIH operates as an independent state administrative organization of the Council of Ministers of BiH established by the Law on the Establishment of the Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina with the task of taking over competencies in the field of metrology established by the Law on Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina and operates from January 1, 2007, when the Institute of Metrology of BiH separated from the Institute for Standardization, Metrology and Intellectual Property of BiH.
The legal framework for the establishment and operation of the Institute of Metrology of Bosnia and Herzegovina is:
The Institute of Metrology of BiH achieves full membership in metrological organizations and research programs:
  • EURAMET (European Association of National Metrology Institutes), European Organization for Scientific Metrology - since 2009;
  • EMPIR (European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research), and the scientific research program EURAMET, partially funded by the European Commission - the current research program EURAMET - since 2013;
  • IAEA/WHO SSDL Network (International Atomic Energy Agency), WHO Network for Secondary Level Dosimetry Laboratories of the International Atomic Energy Agency - from 2018.
IMBIH has associate membership in the following organizations:
  • BIPM (International Bureau of Weights and Measures), an international organization for scientific metrology - since 2011;
  • OIML (International Organization of Legal Metrology), an international organization for legal metrology - since 1997;
  • WELMEC (European Cooperation in Legal Metrology), European Organization for Legal Metrology - since 2009;
  • COOMET (Euro-Asian Cooperation of National Metrological Institutions), a regional Euro-Asian organization for scientific and legal metrology - since 2013;
  • GULFMET (Gulf Association for Metrology), a regional metrology organization for scientific metrology for Gulf countries - since 2013;
  • SMIIC (The Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries), the Institute for Standards and Metrology of Islamic Countries - since 2013;
  • Halmarking Convention (formerly IAAO - International Association of Assay Offices) an international organization for the certification and marking of objects of precious metals - since 2009.
The Institute of Metrology of BiH is a signatory of the Agreement on Mutual Recognition of the International Committee on Weights and Measures (CIPM MRA) within the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) dated June 15, 2011, which was preceded by the associated membership of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the International General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) on May 24, 2011. Under the CIPM MRA Agreement, all participating institutes mutually recognize the validity of the calibration and measurement certificates for the sizes, ranges and measurement uncertainties expressed for state standards in the BIPM KCDB.