Ministry of Civil Affairs - Bosnia and Herzegovina


The Ministry of Civil Affairs of BiH is a state authority responsible, among other policies, for education and science at the state level. The Department for Science and Culture is responsible for the following activities in the field of science:
• It coordinates activities and harmonises plans of entity authorities (in the Federation of BiH and in the Republic Srpska);
• It defines the international level strategies; participates in the work of international organizations that deal with science;
• It ensures the execution of international obligations of BiH;
• It participates in the procedure of preparation of international agreements;

• It monitors the application of local agreements and strategic documents, and proposes activities in relation to it;

•It keeps up with the European integration processes and initiates their implementation;

• It monitors application of adopted European conventions and declarations;

• It prepares participation of BiH representatives at the world and European conferences;
• It leads and coordinates cooperation with the organizations, bodies and authorities of the European Union;
• It keeps up with the programs of the EU and world associations, and initiates applications for them;
• It collects and analyzes information about the science in the country;
• It acts as a service for advisory and other bodies established for dealing with science;

• It promotes and fosters science as an important part of the total social and economic progress of BiH.

Previous experience:
MCA has participated in the Steering Platform on Research for the Western Balkan countries and it contributed to the communication activities of the Information Office MCA participates in the implementation of the 4 FP7 projects (MIRA, WBC-INCO.NET, ISEE-Mob, BAMONET) .

Contact person:
Alma Hasanovic, Advisor for the European Integration and International Relations in the Science, Ministry of Civil Affairs

Further contact details are provided below.

  • Government/Ministry
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Contact details
Phone:++387 33 221073
Fax:++387 33 221074
Address:TRG BiH 1, 71000 Sarajevo
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Geographical focus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Humanities

Entry created by Elke Dall on November 10, 2006
Modified on June 9, 2017