IUS and European Youth Association to Foster Cooperation


On Friday, May 27, 2022, the President of the European Youth Association Mr. Arif Şen and his associates paid a visit to the International University of Sarajevo (IUS). They were welcomed by the IUS Rector Prof. Dr. Ahmet Yıldırım.

Located in Vienna, Austria the European Youth Foundation and its members are originally from Turkey with supporters in many countries. The mission of the Association is to fight prejudices against Muslim people in the Balkans and the West as well as to implement projects and organize internship programs. They deem that the best way to help young people find their way is through university education, sports and arts.

IUS Rector Prof. Dr. Ahmet Yıldırım presented IUS, its study programs, double diploma programs and internship programs. He emphasized that IUS is a truly international university with students from more than 45 countries and full-time academic staff from 12 countries. He also stated that IUS is focused on hands-on education so when students graduate, they are equipped with skills and knowledge which makes them ready to immediately enter the labor market.

Mr. Şen and Prof. Dr. Yıldırım agreed on establishing cooperation between the European Youth Association and IUS to the benefit of both institutions offering young people innovations, quality education and traveling opportunities.