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4. July 17
Ceremony 2017

AUBiH holds ceremony for 8th generation of graduates: Jonathan Moore presented with honorary doctorate

AUBiH hosted a ceremony in Dom Mladih, Sarajevo, promoting the eighth generation of AUBiH graduates. Attending the ceremony were more than 300 guests and family members, as well as distinguished guests. Students of four colleges of AUBiH - Academy of Modern Arts, Economic Faculty, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Engineering, received internationally recognized diplomas earned in their four year bachelor and one year master studies.

Following anthems of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the US, President of the Academy of Arts and Sciences of BiH Milos Trifkovic, vice president of Foreign Trade Chamber of BiH dr. Bruno Bojic, prof.dr. Selmo Cikotic and Head of the OSCE Mission to BiH ambassador Jonathan Moore addressed the students and guests.

Professor Cikotic announced the decision by the AUBiH Senate, whereby ambassador Moore was presented with an honorary doctorate for his extraordinary contribution to tolerance, peace, human rights and justice in BiH; for his dignified, moral and humane conduct; for providing perspective to youth and creating an atmosphere of a safer future in BiH, as well as his special contributions to education and working with young people towards fighting segregation in education o BiH.

Thank you all for this wonderful opportunity. I congratulate you. Graduating is a big achievement. You should celebrate and enjoy but bear in mind that your work has only begun. It will all depend on how you use your talent and education, and ultimately what role you choose to play in this country as well as around the globe. I am flattered and honored to accept this doctorate of AUBiH and be a part of the ceremony", added ambassador Moore.

AUBiH prides itself in international cooperation and ambassador Jonathan Moore, a long-standing associate and supporter of AUBiH thus joined the likes of former US president Bill Clinton, who attended and spoke at the first promotion of AUBiH graduates back in 2010.

Following the honorary doctorate presentation and diploma ceremony, guests were addressed by Lejla Hodzic, AUBiH student of the generation who graduated with the highest honors.

AUBiH’s quality of education and its diplomas are recognized in the US, Europe, Turkey and BiH. Our faculty consists of prominent professors and experts in their fields from the US, Europe and BiH and our lectures are held in English. For the past 12 years, AUBiH has been working towards education reforms aimed at advancement of practical knowledge of its students and the society as a whole. AUBiH boasts more than 3,000 students who work in prestigious domestic and global companies and institutions, such as Google, Microsoft, P&G, Facebook, European Central Bank, Deutsche Bank, various state institutions, etc.

You can find all Commencement Ceremony 2017 photos at this link.