The Rector of the University, prof. dr. Alena Huseinbegović and the Faculty of Education received the prestigious award "Friend of Science".
The ceremony "Remembrance of the King of Chemistry" organized by the Federal Ministry of Education and Science was dedicated to Vladimir Prelog - the Nobel Prize winner for chemistry from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
"The recognition "Friend of Science" truly reflects the long-term work and involvement in science and research projects of scientists and their contribution to the development of the science," said the Rector, Prof. dr. Alena Huseinbegović.
The central ceremony in memory of the king of chemistry was held on the very Science Day - the 12th of December in Mostar.
On that day across the Bosnia and Herzegovina Federation a hundred high school students from the Federation spent one working day in one of the higher education and scientific research institutions of their area in studies as a part of a project "I am a researcher today".