Psychological Counseling Centre opened at IUS

On Monday, 14th of March, 2016, at International University of Sarajevo the IUS Student’s Psychological Counseling Centre was opened. IUS is concerned with the wellbeing of its students and wants them to be successful, satisfied and happy while studying at IUS. However, sometimes stressful life events and demanding students schedules interfere with achieving these goals. For this purpose, International University of Sarajevo, precisely Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Psychology Department established this center. The main goal is to help students with individual problems which include: adjusting to the University and studying abroad, studying difficulties, lack of motivation, exam anxiety, and other related problems (e.g. family related problems, friendships and surroundings). In addition, the Counseling Center offers students the opportunity to share student’s fears and problems. About these and many other problems, students will be able to talk with psychologist, in sessions when it is convenient for student. Students with serious psychological issues will be refereed to specialists (psychotherapists and psychiatrists).

Opening ceremony was attended by President of SEDEF foundation Hasan Topaloğlu, President of Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Hasan Zuhuri Sarıkaya, , member of Board of Trustees, M.Sc. Şaban Erden, IUS Rector, Prof. dr. Yücel Oğurlu, Vice Rectors, academic staff and students.