The Senate of International Burch University is the highest educational, scientific, academic and technical body of the University, consisted of representatives of academic staff and students, which shall decide on all academic issues, particularly issues related to teaching, scientific, artistic and professional activities of the University. The Senate shall decide on academic issues at the proposal of the organizational units, professional and other bodies of the University and student representative bodies. At least 15% of Senate members are students (representatives from each cycle of study).
Senate is consisted of 14 members. Among this composition, there are members of the Senate ex officio, i.e. the rector, vice rectors and deans of IBU faculties. Current composition of the Senate is as it follows:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mersid Poturak - Rector of International Burch University
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nedim Čelebić - Vice Rector for Scientific and Inter-University Cooperation (no right to vote)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jasna Hivziefendić - Vice-Rector for Education and Students' Affairs (no right to vote)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Dino Kečo - Vice-Rector for Planning and Development (no right to vote)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Nataša Tandir - Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Senad Bećirović - Dean of the Faculty of Education and Humanities
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jasmin Kevrić - Acting Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Assist. Prof. Dr. Nereida Hadžiahmetović - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Professors’ Representative
Assist. Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Murat Oner - Faculty of Education and Humanities, Professors’ Representative
Assist. Prof. Dr. Ahmed El Sayed - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Professors’ Representative
Sen. Teach. Ass. Emina Mekić, MA - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Assistants’ Representative
Teach. Ass. Emina Rizvić - Faculty of Education and Humanities, Assistants’ Representative
Sen. Teach. Ass. Mehrija Hasičić, M. Sc. - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Assistants’ Representative
Jasmina Sinanović, MA - Students' Representative of Third Study Cycle
Adna Alijagić - Students' Representative of Second Study Cycle
Amila Dautbašić - Students' Representative of First Study Cycle.
The Rector is a chairman of the Senate and in his absence one of the vice-rectors or a member of the Senate authorized by the Rector is a replacement. Jurisdiction and organization of the Senate are regulated in details by the University Statute.