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STEP Training in Banja Luka

December 29, 2017
From December 20-22, 2017 participants of the newly launched Student Training and Empowerment Program financed by the United States Embassy’s in Bosnia and Herzegovina Democracy Commission Small Grants program and implemented by American Councils for International Education office in BiH, participated in a three-day training which enabled them to gain ...

November American Abroad Student of the Month: Gregory Reimonn

December 28, 2017
Greg in Bascarsija
Gregory Reimonn, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad Program (YES Abroad) participant is the November 2017 American Abroad Student of the Month. Hailing from Massachusetts, Greg is currently studying in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Greg has so far shown that he is a responsible, mature, and diligent YES Abroad participant who ...


December 20, 2017
By Vesa Sherifi, YES 2017-2018, hosted by AFS Intercultural Programs in Kansas City, Missouri Today I was coming back from school in the bus, and I was counting how many days have been since I am here, in Kansas City, MO, and I realized that haven been more then 3 ...

PDO Teaching Opportunities for Alumni and Americans

December 19, 2017
Two types of pre-departure orientation teaching opportunities are now open to Americans and FLEX/YES program alumni. Apply by January 20, 2018!   TEACHING OPPORTUNITY American Councils in Southeast Europe (SEE) seeks PDO Teachers to prepare U.S. State Department FLEX and YES exchange program scholarship winners for the 2018-19 school year. ...

FLEX Serbia '17 Re-Entry Spirit Continues Months After the Workshop

December 5, 2017
Edited by Marija Stojanovic '17, with contributions from Andreja Milosevic '12, and Nikola Milenkovic '16   On August 28-30, 2017, 39 of the newest generation of FLEX Serbia alumni participated in a Re-entry Seminar organized by American Councils with support from the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade, led by FLEX Serbia ...