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About AIC

About Anahico International College (AIC)

Anahico International College (AIC), provides technical, vocational and pre-university programmes leading to a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees for applicants to leading universities.  Designed for international students who wish to meet the requirements for entry to university studies, and benefit from the support we offer in preparing them to progress to chosen appropriate universities to apply. Through the partnerships we have, we may also offer guaranteed progression to degrees in selected universities as appropriate and a selection of different programmes and progression to a wide-range of universities, to ensure flexibility and choice for all students.AIC is and affiliated body of the Anahico GmbH, registered in Austria, with headquarters in Salzburg city, in the neighbourhood of Germany.


AIC is an institute for research and education on management, entrepreneurship, tourism, sustainable development, new media/social media technology, environment, language and pre-academic courses. AIC combines a strong academic foundation with a commitment to sustainability and innovation as the key drivers of long-term success. It aims to foster independent and original research and bring the benefits of innovation to the research community and the general public.


AIC is a leading platform for individuals and for private and public institutions and is the first contact partner when seeking scientifically-based solutions in these fields. It represents a brain pool for the structural development of municipalities, regions, and federal states and possesses an international network of partner universities, commercial enterprises and public institutions.



AIC Advisory Board:

The purpose of the Advisory Board is to help ensure that the AIC remains align to its mission and to assist with the development of the College such that it becomes an internationally recognised and self-sustaining entity. The Advisory Board plays intellectual supporting role during the initial period following the launch of the College in helping to promote and provide strategic direction for its development.


   Alice Bennett

    Training & Assessment
    Melbourne, Australia

Alice Bennett is a Residential Care specialist, experienced in Clinical Management, Operational and Governance, Human Resource Management and Quality Assurance. Alice having completed Masters of Applied Management (Nursing) and Masters of Advanced Practice (Older Adult) as well as a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She has presented at a number of national and international conferences on a range of topics from Infection Control to Palliative Care Practice and enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience to not only educate but inspire others. Alice is based in Melbourne, Australia and willing to contribute to launching the careers for young professionals who will go on to educate and inspire.


   Charles Besancon


   Conservation planning and policy specialist
   Missoula, Montana, USA

With 25 years of professional experience managing global, national and field-based programs and projects for government, non-governmental organizations and business. Specialties include national parks and protected areas management planning, training, capacity development and institutional strengthening, sustainable finance, strategy development, program and project development, monitoring and assessment and ecosystem-based adaptation and mitigation.


   Benjamin Carey

   International marketing expert
   Carey Tourism
   Edinburgh, UK

Considerable international experience of sustainable tourism development, especially in emerging destinations, including those recovering from crisis and conflict.  Focus on sustainable development and tourism with emphasis on building local capacity, strategic marketing, and heritage interpretation and destination management. Previous activities in Albania, Armenia, Belize, Bhutan, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, England, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, France, Georgia, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Russia, Rwanda, Scotland, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Yemen and Zimbabwe.


   Ozer Cinar

   CNR Group
   Istanbul, Turkey

Professor Özer ÇINAR who was born in 1970 in İzmir, Turkey. He received his BS degree from Dokuz Eylül University (Izmir, Turkey).  He later received his MSc degree in 1996 from Clemson University (SC, USA). He completed his PhD study in 2002 in Clemson University in Department of Environmental Engineering and Science. He started to work as Research Assistant Professor in 2002 in Clemson University. He started to work in Kahramanmaraş Sütçü Imam University (Kahramanmaras, Turkey) between 2003 and 2012. He has been founding department head since 2003.  He founded Department of Bioengineering and Sciences in 2008 and Centre for University-Industry-Public Cooperation. He was the director of both institutes between 2008 and 2011. He was then appointed as a full Professor in International University of Sarajevo in Department of Genetics and Bioengineering in March 2012. He worked as a rector in International University of Sarajevo (Bosnia) until September 2013. He was appointed as a full professor in July 2014 in Yıldız Technical University (Istanbul, Turkey). His major interests are biological wastewater treatment, biodegradation/ bioremediation of recalcitrant organic compounds, hazardous waste management, and development of enhanced methods for biodegrading hazardous organics.


   Asghar M. Fazel

   Tehran, Iran

With more than 25 years’ experience of working in a range of national, regional and international multilateral environmental agreements, he has chaired the Subsidiary Body on Technical and Technological Advice  of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD), held several scientific and academic positions and has been involved in many research studies in conservation, pollution control, environmental planning and economic valuation, mostly funded by the Global Environment Facility. Dr Fazel has been the Chancellor and Dean of the University College of Environment on several occasions. He has a PhD in Environmental Sciences and serving as the President of the ECO Institute of Environmental Science and Technology since February 2011.


   Alfred Oteng-Yeboah

   Legon University
   Accra, Ghana

A University Professor at the University of Ghana, Legon, Dr. Oteng-Yeboah representing the Africa continent at major meetings related to conservation and the sustainable development. Over the years, he has held significant positions in and contributed to several international Conventions. For a number of years he has also served as Chair of the International Partnership for the SATOYAMA, initiated by the government of Japan. He honoured with the MIDORI Prize (2014) for his outstanding contributions to conservation and sustainable use at local and global levels. He has taught and trained many students in several universities. He was the Deputy Director-General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-Ghana) with special responsibility towards national research co-ordination on issues of the Ghanaian environment and health between 1998 and 2006. He has published extensively in his area of expertise in reputable international journals and also written several feature articles for both local and international audience.


   Maurizio Teobaldelli

   University of Naples Federico II
   Portici, Campania, Italy

Senior researcher & forestry expert, with 15 years of professional activities and research conducted in international organisations (DG-JRC of European Commission and UNEP-WCMC), Universities and private companies. M. Teobaldelli holds an MSc (cum laude) in tropical and sub-tropical silviculture (University of Forestry and Environmental Sciences) and a PhD in Forest Ecology. Its primary fields of interest are climate change & biodiversity, UNFCCC (Kyoto and REDD+) negotiations, monitoring of carbon and water cycles in forest land (from soil to leaf and stand level), ecophysiology and micrometeorology (methodologies include, but are not limited to, sap flow analysis, eddy covariance, soil fluxes), application of remote sensing in forest land, as for e.g. analysis of forest land with LiDAR (terrestrial and aerial), precision forestry (use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, drones and Internet of Things), resilience and urban forests, short rotation forestry (SRFs) and bioenergy, 3D- and growth- tree modelling.


   Natasha Walker

   International Communication
   Natasha Walker Associates
   Frankfurt, Germany

Natasha is an international facilitator and communication consultant, providing change and strategy processes for corporate, state and non-governmental clients in Europe and beyond. She designs and facilitates participatory processes with far-reaching results. In addition to her transformation work for large corporations, she develops innovative large-group dialogues on complex issues such as sustainability, mental health, biodiversity and social entrepreneurship. She is also a leading process consultant for policy makers at EU, national and regional levels. Natasha was educated at Oxford University and, after achieving a Joint Honours degree in English and German literature, moved to Germany to help build up the consultancy IFOK in 1995, where she grew until 2009. She has led her own consultancy firm since 2010.