The Rector of International Balkan University, Prof. Dr. Ismail Kocayusufoglu and Vice Rector, Asst. Prof. Dr. Shener Bilalli participated at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Balkan Universities Association (BUA),which was held in Sofia in the period 24-25 March 2017. Besides the regular agenda of the annual meeting, members of BUA discussed on the opportunities for funding from EU financial schemes of joint initiatives in the framework of BUA, as well as the possibilities for joint cooperation and action by using funds from the Republic of Turkey oriented towards education and research.

IBU is a founding member of the Balkan Universities Association (BUA).