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NEWS

16.04.2007

Two eminent experts from USA and Mexico held lectures at faculties in Sarajevo in the week from March 2nd to March 6th, in the frame of the Brain Gain Program.

Professor Kuftinec from the College of Dentistry, University of New York, visited the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sarajevo, and held lectures from March 2nd to March 6th. Professor Kuftinec is an eminent expert in orthodontics and chairman of the Department of Orthodontics. It is interesting that professor Kuftinec was the first graduate student of the Faculty of Dentistry in Sarajevo in 1964 after which he started his international career.
Professor Mediha Filipovic, Presiding of the Orthodontic Section of the Federation B&H and Head of Department of Orthodontics of the Sarajevo Faculty of Dentistry awarded professor Kuftinec with the Honorable Membership Certificate of the Section after he has held lectures to the members of the Section.
Besides lecturing, professor Kuftinec had meetings with several representatives of higher education in order to get familiar with the situation in this field and to exchange experiences: at the Rectorate he met the Vice-rectors Samir Arnautovic and Izet Bijelonja and he had a meeting with Safet Keso, Minister of Education and Science of the Sarajevo Canton.  During all meetings the importance of the WUS Austria support through BGP was emphasized. His activities were well covered by media.

This week, the University of Sarajevo was honored with a visit by one more expert – professor Josip Slisko from the Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, from Puebla, Mexico. He held lectures on the theme „Active Learning in Natural Sciences“ at the Rectorate and the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences from March, 2nd to March 6th.