Dr. Ahmet Alibašić holds Ph. D. in Political Science and was educated in Kuala Lumpur and Sarajevo. Currently he is Assistant Professor at the University of Sarajevo teaching Islamic culture and civilization courses. He is also director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Sarajevo. He is actively involved in inter-religious dialogue and served as the first director of the Inter-religious Institute in Sarajevo (2007-2008). He has authored several articles and edited books dealing with Islam in Europe, democratization of the Muslim World, human rights in Islam and Muslim world, and church-state relations. Most recently he is one of the editors of Yearbook of Muslims in Europe(Brill, 2009-2013) and Journal of Muslims in Europe. He also has experience in international consultancy in Public Administration Reform in the SE and East European countries.