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EducationUSA Sarajevo Hosts NYU Abu Dhabi

February 27, 2015
On Wednesday February 2nd, 2015, Justin van Dyke from New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) held a presentation at the EducationUSA center in Sarajevo. Justin has visited the center and met with students from local high schools every year for the past three years. Students from various high schools and ...

Competitive College Club

February 26, 2015
By Ivana Gruevska '14 On February 18th, YES Alumna Ivana Gruevska held a presentation to the new members of the Competitive College Club at the American Corner in Bitola. Alumna Ivana Gruevska The Competitive College Club was formed in 2012, and assists the best and the brightest students to have ...

Moje prvo bosansko vjenčanje My First Bosnian Wedding

February 24, 2015
Religious wedding ceremony at a mosque in Sarajevo   By: Yoga A., YES Abroad 2014-2015, Bosnia and Herzegovina   After my satisfying slumber, I awoke to the smell of fresh “pica” (pizza) baked by my host mother on the morning of February 14th. A shower and a brunch later, I ...

YES Abroad Blog Post: Trip to Banja Luka

February 20, 2015
YES Abroad Students in front of the Trappist Monastery   By: Rachael Phillips, YES Abroad 2014-2015, Bosnia and Herzegovina   Over my winter vacation (which lasted the entire month of January) I went on a trip with the other YES Americans, Selma (our coordinator) and Elvira, the AC regional coordinator, ...

Hosting My Host Family

February 18, 2015
  Reunion at the International Airport Sarajevo   By YES alumnus, Haris Jasarevic (2013-2014)   To countdown that first half of this January was pretty much the most difficult part of this whole experience. It’s been around seven months since I wave goodbye to my host parents, Lisa and Scott ...

Acting For A New Smile in Paraćin, Serbia

February 12, 2015
    Andrija Anžel, A-SMYLE alumnus (generation 2013/14), with a group of friends helped re-create the youth theater in Paraćin that closed in the spring 2014, due to the lack of money following the heavy floods in Serbia. Andrija and the friends, with financial support of American Councils, put together ...

Focus on Inclusion

February 9, 2015
American Councils partner in providing opportunities for students with disabilities, MIUSA, has published the below interview with Luljeta Koshi from the Sarajevo office. Youth Exchange Recruiter Shares Passion for Inclusion Luljeta Koshi, Office Director at American Councils for International Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina, shares best practices for recruiting youth with disabilities ...