Education Faculty of International Burch University in cooperation with the Association for Applied Linguistics in Bosnia and Herzegovina organized 1st International Forum on German Language and Literature on occasion of the commemoration of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm.
Audience was welcomed by Dr. Azamat Akbarov Dean of Faculty of Education, and later addressed by Jens Wagner, First Secretary and Attaché for Culture, Press and Protocol at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Ms. Selma Rakovac from DAAD Office in Sarajevo gave brief information about the studying in Germany and scholarships, inviting students to address this institution for more detailed information.
As guest lecturers, students had a chance to hear Dr. Vedad Smailagić, Head of German Department at the University of Sarajevo, and Dr. Benjamin Hedžić, from the International Germans Teachers Association.
Importance of learning language and getting to know related culture was once more emphasized from the German Forum addressing, as well as being part of professional associations, which can be helpful in achieving professional excellence and staying in touch with latest standards.