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MINISTER LUKAČ ATTENDED THE SOLEMN ACADEMY OF THE FACULTY OF SECURITY SCIENCES

| Banja Luka | Tuesday, 06/03/2018

Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Srpska, Mr Dragan Lukač, was awarded today in Banja Luka, on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Faculty of Security Sciences of the University of Banja Luka, a charter as the highest recognition for contribution and development of the Faculty.

On the occasion, Minister Lukač said that the students of the Faculty of Security Sciences are essential for the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Srpska, reminding the audience that the former College of the Interior during 20 years of its work, educated many young people who are now employed with the Ministry.

Minister Lukač also pointed out that all the students who graduate from the Faculty of Security Sciences will contribute to the higher level of security in the Republic of Srpska.

President of the RS Government, Ms Željka Cvijanović, expressed her opinion that the Government and the University of Banja Luka brought a good decision by transforming the College of the Interior into the Faculty of Security Sciences, thus facing the global challenges and risks in that area.

Dean of the Faculty, Mr Predrag Ćeranić, said that today this educational institution is a full member of the University of Banja Luka, with more than 200 students, without the final year students. He stated that high school pupils are showing great interest to enroll this Faculty, adding that they have successful cooperation with important educational institutions and organizations in the Republic of Srpska and the region. 

Minister of Education and Culture, Mr Dane Malešević, representatives of the RS MoI, representatives of the University of Banja Luka, Academy of Science and Arts of the Republic of Srpska, security experts and numerous students were also present at the Solemn Academy.

Faculty of Security Sciences was established after the transformation of the College of the Interior that operated within the RS Ministry of the Interior into the organizational unit of the University of Banja Luka.

In accordance with the decisions of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, the study program of this Faculty is Security and Criminalistics, and the academic title of Graduate in Law of Security and Criminalistics is acquired after the completion of the studies.