In an online ceremony held on Thursday, June 8, 2023, International University of Sarajevo (IUS) and Balikesir University from Balikesir, Turkey (BAUN), entered into inter-institutional cooperation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement was signed by the BAUN Rector Prof. Dr. Yücel OĞURLU and his IUS counterpart Prof. Dr. Ahmet YILDIRIM.
The aim of the MoU is to promote international understanding, scholarly collaboration, cultural interaction, and friendship by supporting educational, professional and cultural activities among faculty and students of the two institutions.
The area of cooperation between BAUN and IUS includes exchange of faculty members, exchange of students, joint research activities, participation in seminars and academic meetings and special short-term academic programs.
The MoU will be valid for a period of five years with the possibility of extension.