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Lamija Tanović

Atomic and Nuclear Physicist


Lamija Tanović has a long university career. She was Professor of Atomic and Nuclear Physics and Solid State Physics at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Sarajevo until recently (Dec.2013). For many years Prof. Tanović has been intensively engaged in the activities for reform and improvement of the education in Bosnia-Herzegovina. In the period 2001-2004 she was head of the Department for International Scientific, Technical, Educational and Cultural Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia-Herzegovina. From 1994 to 2001, she was Head of the Embassy of Bosnia-Herzegovina in the Kingdom of Denmark. Prof. Tanović is a member of the European Academy of Sciences. She was Chair of the UWC-IBO Programme, which established the United World College in Bosnia-Herzegovina from 2006 till 2012 and the is founder of Education in Action Foundation in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Lamija Tanovic is the Chair of Humanity in Action, Bosnia and Herzegovina and a member of the Humanity in Action, Inc. Board of Directors.

Updated May 2019