IBU PARTICIPATED IN THE 4TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE BALKAN UNIVERSITIES ASSOCIATION (BUA)

A delegation of International Balkan University headed by our Rector, Prof. Dr. Ismail Kocayusufoglu participated in the 4th Annual Conference of the Balkan Universities Association (BUA) which was held at the University of Tetovo on 30-31 March 2018. The theme of this year’s conference was “Collaboration between universities and Cultural Coexistence – a Premise for Sustainable Platform in Overall Balkan Area”. The opening ceremony was honoured with the addresses of the President of the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Talat Xhaferi and Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Dr. Arber Ademi.
Rector Kocayusufoglu delivered a presentation on the topic “Bridging the Gap between Universities and Industries: Challenges and Opportunities” as he addressed the aspects of cooperation between the universities and businesses, common fields of interest, best practises from Europe and US, as well as proposed ideas how to strengthen these links in the future.