International Burch University and University of Banja Luka Discuss EU-funded Project Collaboration Opportunities

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The Rector of International Burch University and the project manager of the EU-funded project "Project Development Facility", Prof. Dr. Mersid Poturak, visited the University of Banja Luka to discuss existing and new opportunities for collaboration.

During the visit, Prof. Dr. Mersid Poturak and his associates met with Prof. Dr. Milica Balaban, the Vice-Rector for International and Inter-University Cooperation, and Dr. Anđela Pepić, the Head of the Center for Development and Research Support.

The discussions centered on renewing the existing Memorandum of Understanding between the two universities, cooperating on new project proposals and, the Project Development Facility, which is an EU-funded project worth over 450,000 euros that International Burch University is implementing in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences FH Burgenland.

The project's objective is to assist academic staff in higher education institutions develop EU research programs including COST, Eureka, and Horizon Europe.