IR Students “Close Group Sessions”

Balkan Studies Center is organizing an extra-curricular training for a group of best Bosnian students of the International and Public Relations program at IUS. Those students are on full scholarship and have a chance to listen to some IUS faculty on selected topics in various fields such as: culture, arts, architecture, sociology, law, history, politics and geopolitics. The training program prepared and organized by Sen. Assist. Muhammed Yasir Goz has interactive sessions and aims at encouraging research, questioning, critical thinking, active participation in discussions and problem solving.

Students who are participating in this program are expected to improve their research and academic skills. Further, they have a chance to learn about current global situation and tendencies in various fields, prospective developments and future possibilities. The program will also help students to prepare themselves for their life after graduation. 

To this end, the first group of lectures on the following subjects have been completed:

·         Helal Food Certificate: challenges and their implication in International Affairs - Sen. Assist. Faruk B. Akçeşme

·         Bosniaks and the State - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mirsad Karić

·         The Meaning  and purpose of Education - Prof. Dr. Mesut Idriz

·         What is really West? - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Metin Boşnak

·         Art and Culture – Society and Politics - Assoc. Prof. Kenan Zekić

The planned activities include:

·         Is there really an International Law? - Prof. Dr. Yücel Oğurlu

·         Cross- Cultural Communication - Assit. Prof. Dr. Tuba Boz

·         The Architecture Before Social And Economic Transition In The Case Of Yugoslav Socialist Modernism - Assist Prof. Dr. Adnan Zoranić

·         Turkish Foreign Policy in the Balkans - Assist. Prof. Dr. Muhamed Ali

·         “IUS” as a Project - Armin Keric – Deputy General Secretary

·       Administrative Tasks & Communication - Sabiha Pepić-Inal- Student Affairs Office Manager

·     The Art of Natural Leadership - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Muhidin Mulalic

·     June 28: A Day in History - Assist. Prof. Dr. Aliye Fatma Mataracı

·      Getting out of the Ivory Tower - Reality Check for Students and Academicians - Zuhal Güvener – Deputy Director, English Language School.