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12. April 17
Agreement on cooperation with the Academy of Arts and Sciences (BiH)

Sarajevo, April 12, 2017 - The President of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ANUBiH), academic Miloš Trifkovic, and president of the American University in Bosnia in Herzegovina (AUBiH), Denis Prcić, have signed today General Agreement on Cooperation of these two institutions.

This agreement, among other things, is related to mutual cooperation of ANUBiH and AUBiH in the field of scientific research, the inclusion of science in modern activities, enabling joint appearances to promote the development of scientific and fundamental research in BiH.

Academy, as well as the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina is trying to open up to related institutions and to society. The goal is the joint solution of existing social problems, development of science and therefore, the development of higher education, as said by the President of ANUBiH, academic Miloš Trifković.

Among the priority areas where many academics should be included, the President of ANUBiH emphasized economic issues and the whole current situation of Agrokor in neighboring Croatia, which is reflected in BiH, and improving higher education. The agreement also anticipates the connection in joint participation in multidisciplinary current, professional and scientific projects, as well as joint action to the relevant institutions towards adequate treatment of development activities and investments in development.

We are pleased that the AUBiH is the first private university which signed an agreement with ANUBiH. We think it is very important to engage in a process of cooperation with ANUBiH in order to provide joint efforts on the academic and scientific field, for the benefit of the wider community, as said, on this occasion, by the president Denis Prcić.

In the last 12 years, American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina implements education reforms, focused on the promotion of useful knowledge of its students and society as a whole. By now, more than 3,000 students received diplomas and certificates, who are currently working in the most prestigious domestic and global companies and institutions such as Google, Microsoft, P & G, Facebook, the European Central Bank, Deutsche Bank, in many state institutions, etc.