Amela Čolić, PhD. Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations at University of Bihać
Amela Čolić, PhD in Law, was born in Banja Luka, in 1971. She earned Master's degree from the University of Sarajevo, Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies, European Studies in 2005, and PhD from the Faculty of Law, University of Bihać in 2008 with the thesis The Challenge of the Process of Globalization and the Erosion of National Sovereignty. She was awarded the Golden badge of the University of Bihać for 2009 for her contribution to the development of higher education, contribution to research, continuity in teaching and scientific research.
During her university career, she has cooperated with the following institutions: American Bar Association, Council of Europe, Glasgow School of Law, Institute of International Sociology University of Trieste, WUS Austria, Austria Development Cooperation, ABA Rule of Law Initiative, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Representation in BiH, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Office in Sarajevo, Hanns Seidel Stiftung, Jean Monnet Inter University Centre of Excellence in Opatija, Croatia, Institute for inspiring economy of Bahrain, and with a representative of the European Parliament from Slovenia, Ms. Tanja Fajon.
She is the author of a number of scientific and professional papers, and a coordinator of two partnership projects between Law faculty of the University of Bihać and ABA CEELI/ROLI American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative financed by the Agency for International Development (USAID).
She is an Associate professor at the Law faculty, University of Bihać, teaching European Union Law and Theory of State and Law. Since August 2016, Professor Čolić has been a Vice Rector for Research and International Relations at University of Bihać.She has also been a Court interpreter for the Italian language since 1998.