The Graduation Ceremony of International Balkan University for the academic year 2016/2017 was held on Tuesday, 23rd May 2017 at the Macedonian National Theater in Skopje. The Ceremony was honored with the presence of the Minister for Education of the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Ismet Yılmaz, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia, Dr. Festim Halili, the President of the Foundation for Education and Culture “ÜSKÜP” and Member of Parliament of Turkey, Mr. Hüseyin Bürge, Rector of International Balkan University, Prof. Dr. İsmail Kocayusufoğlu, many representatives of institutions, universities, business sector, non-governmental organizations, media, as well as families of graduates.
During the ceremony, 137 students of undergraduate studies and 17 students of master studies were promoted as graduates of Class 2017.
Besmira Selimi, with a GPA of 10.0, student of English Language and American Studies was entitled as Best student of the generation.
The programme was enriched with artistic performances by students of IBU.