A very constructive meeting on the cooperation of the two higher education institutions resulted in a stronger partnership and new ideas for future cooperation. Partners concluded that besides students/staff exchange, the two institutions have to focus on cooperation in scientific research as well.
The delegation from a partner university in Poland, Stanislaw Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Piła, paid a visit to International Burch University. The delegation was led by the Rector of this respected University, prof. dr. Donat Mierzejewski, and comprised of Erasmus programme coordinator Łukasz Marczak, MA, and lecturer Paweł Dahlke, Ph.D.
The Vice Rector for Scientific Research and International Cooperation, Assist. Prof. Dr. Sanela Klarić welcomed the delegation and had a productive meeting about the cooperation between the two partners, Stanislaw Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Piła and International Burch University in Sarajevo.
The partners from Sarajevo and Piła discussed potential collaboration opportunities between different study programs of the two institutions, as well as the cooperation in terms of scientific research. Information on new study programs development has been exchanged with the aim to extend the cooperation agreement and encompass even more aspects. The conferences and journals on economic studies of both institutions have been presented with the conclusion that cooperation in this area has to be intensified. Besides the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of IBU, special attention of the meeting has been given to the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering as it represents the great collaboration potential with the Stanislaw Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Piła.
The Rector of International Burch University, Prof. Dr. Damir Marjanović, kindly welcomed the delegation saying that he is looking forward to cooperating at all levels with the Polish partner. After the meeting, with Assist. Prof. Dr. Ensar Mekić as a host, the delegation had a tour to meet campus and get more familiar with all important aspects of International Burch University.
After the tour, the Rector of University from Piła, prof. dr. Donat Mierzejewski thanked the representatives of International Burch University for a kind and warm welcome. The visit was completed with positive impressions from both institutions and conclusion that besides students/staff exchange, the two institutions have to focus on cooperation in scientific research and other levels as well.