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 till recently (Dec.2013). She is working now at the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology.
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 in Bosnia-Herzegovina from 2006 till 2012 and the founder of Education in Action Foundation in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
She is also Chair of the Humanity in Action – B&H Foundation.