Constitutive session of the Social Sciences Research Center-Department of Legal Research held on 17th of April, 2013. in the premises of the International Burch University.
Social Sciences Research Center is an organizational unit of the International Burch University, established in the year of 2013, with an aim of supporting scientific research in the field of social sciences.
The basic idea of the Center is to do independent and objective research and analysis of the particular problems in the field of social sciences, and provide insight of the problem, to scientific and general public, its origin and development, point to consequences, and ultimately offer a proposal for its solution. In addition, the aspirations of the Center are directed towards the affirmation of the Centre in bringing together scientists from Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region, and preparing a field for their cooperation.
Scientific Council of the Department of Legal Research are eminent professors of the five law faculties, namely: Faculty of Law of University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Law of University of Zenica, Faculty of Law of University of Tuzla, Faculty of Law of "Džemal Bijedić" University in Mostar, Faculty of Law of University of Bihac, and professors of the Faculty of Criminology and Security studies in Sarajevo, as well as certain judiciary members.
Uniqueness of the idea is reflected in the fact that it represents a rare case of cooperation between the most important academic institutions in the field of legal science in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the past 20 years.
Meeting was an occasion for discussion about directions for the development of the Center, as well as presentation of the draft agenda for the 2013th year. Also, establishment of a formal cooperation with mentioned institutions was announced, as well as the launching of scientific journal, and organization of joint scientific conferences.