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Public Speaking Workshops and Speech Competition

May 15, 2018
By Christina Carrington, YES Abroad PY2017-2018, Macedonia Molly and I were so thankful to join our school community at Josip Broz Tito Gimnazija. The students in our class welcomed us with open arms and our teachers, especially our coordinator Gordiana, were always there to support us. After we got used to ...


April 26, 2018
ENAM SPRING BOOTCAMP, MY EXPERIENCE -Elitsa Stoeva YES Alumna '17                                 “Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford Recently, I had the huge honour to represent ...

TOEFL Tips and Tricks - a free course in Serbia

April 12, 2018    bell_plus, bell+, toefl
BELL+ program invites you to apply for a free of charge course "TOEFL Tips and Tricks" to be held at American Corners in Belgrade, Kragujevac, Novi Sad and Vranje. BELL+ is a program funded by the Embassy of the U.S.A. in Serbia, and organized by American Councils for International Education ...

Officially Part of Kansas State's Senate History!

April 11, 2018
I am Vesa Sherifi, an exchange student from Macedonia, placed in Kansas City Missouri. Being from such a small place as Macedonia, you want to talk to people about your country all the time and inform them more and more. The YES program has given me this opportunity in the ...

The Power of Compromise

April 4, 2018
By: Josie K., YES Abroad 2017-2018 Bosnia and Herzegovina You never know the meaning of the word “compromise” until you are locked in a room with twenty-seven other students––representing the United States of America, the Russian Federation, the State of Israel, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and countless other nations––and you have ...

Travelling to Prague, Dresden, and Vienna with Josip Broz Tito High School

April 2, 2018
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By Christina Carrington, YES Abroad PY2017-2018, Macedonia   I stood at the center of the crowd as we all pushed and shoved each other in a competition to see who will get closest to the door of the bus. We were about to embark on a 24 hour bus ride to ...

Job Opportunity: Program and Administrative Assistant (Sofia, Bulgaria)

March 22, 2018
  Job Location: Sofia, Bulgaria Position Type: Full-Time, Undetermined Term (after initial probationary period) Preferred Start Date: June 1, 2018 Description: The Program and Administrative Assistant is responsible for functions related to implementation of YES and YES abroad student exchange programs and provides administrative and finance support to the American Councils office in ...

American Abroad Student of the Month: Jenesis Ortiz, February 2018

March 22, 2018
Jenesis Ortiz, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad Program (YES Abroad) participant, is the U.S. Department of State’s February 2018 American Abroad Student of the Month.  From Connecticut, Jenesis is currently studying in Skopje, Macedonia. Since day one of her program year, Jenesis has demonstrated the qualities of an ...

Employee Exchange Program

March 15, 2018    employeeexchange
American Councils for International Education has launched an internal Employee Exchange Program which gives the opportunity to staff members to apply for temporary jobs available within our organization in other countries. The Office in Belgrade had its first participant of this program, our colleague from Washington, DC Office, Bilal Khan, who ...

Stefan Raičević, A-SMYLE/FLEX alumnus: My U.S. Exchange Experience Was a Stepping Stone! Read Stefan's Story.

March 13, 2018
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Being selected as one of the A-SMYLE (now FLEX) students in 2011 was a proof to me that hard work, passion and knowledge pay off sooner or later. My exchange experience provided me with self confidence in my professional pursuits to come. A-SMYLE/FLEX experience in my CV, a diverse network ...