Academic Program

 

- Enlighten and Inspire ! -

 

 

 

 

 

Tower House is a place of academic meetings, discussions, exchange of ideas of individuals as well as student and teacher groups looking for knowledge, inspiration and different points of view. Tower House is being led by professional academic offering range of themes for discussion and exploration by academic visitor of all age groups from high-school and undergraduate to PhD level. Let us connect your visit to Sarajevo with intellectual inspiration and stimulation together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Peace studies :

Bosnia and Northern Ireland -

Parallels and Differences

( divided cities - parallel societies - sectarian identities - peace process - future without conflict )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                   

2.

Space exploration : Moon

 

( thinking ahead - orbital stations - moon bases - colonies ? - domed cities ?)

 

 

 

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3. 

Contemporary history : Siege of Sarajevo

 

 

 

 

 (preparation - barricades - independence day - civil defence - militias - tunnel - brigades - US intervention)

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Space exploration : Mars

 

 

 ( thinking ahead - orbital stations - mars bases - colonies - domed cities - terraforming)

 

 

 

picture copyright indiatimes.com

 

 

 

5.

Urbanism : Organic structure of street patterns in Sarajevo in light of modern city planning

 

 

 

(natural city growth - urban geometry - topology of streets - organic street systems)

 

 

 

 

 

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Political science :

Bosnia and Switzerland -

Parallels and Differences

( several nations - several languages - partially similar constitutional structure )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ecology & Interior Design: Case study - Traditional bosnian house in comparison to other European traditional houses and cottages

 

 

( sustainability - principles - cross-breeding of living space and nature)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Economy & Sociology : Economic transition in SE Europe

 

 

( privatisation - war damages - post war service based economy)

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Psychology : Effects of war and long lasting conflicts on human populations

 

 

 

( immediate survival - aftermath)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

History : 1914 - 2014

 

 

 

( intersection of interests - congresses and peace accords)

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.

Ethnology : Architecture and courtship rituals in old Sarajevo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Universities and colleges in Sarajevo

 

 

 

 

 

 

University of Sarajevo

 

 

Formally founded as modern university : 1949

Successor of number of educational institutions dating back to : 1531

Number of faculties : 23

Number of enrolled students : 49465

Language : Bosnian & English

Ownership : Public - State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarajevo School of Science and Technology

 

 

Founded : 2004

Number of departments : 7

Number of enrolled students : approx. 1000

Language : English

Degrees issued by : The University of Buckingham (U.K.)

Ownership : Private - Bosnian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

Founded : 2005

Number of faculties : 3

Number of enrolled students : approx. 1000

Language : English

Partnership with : West Virginia University (U.S.A.)

Ownership : Private - Bosnian American

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International University of Sarajevo

 

Founded : 2004

Number of faculties : 4

Number of enrolled students : approx. 1000

Language : English

Ownership : Private - Turkish

 

 

 

 

 

International Burch University

 

Founded : 2008

Number of faculties : 3

Number of enrolled students : unknown

Language : English

Ownership : Private - Turkish

 

 

 

 

 

 

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