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Programs Implemented

YES High School Exchange Program

YES Abroad for U.S. Students

Student Training and Empowerment Program (STEP)

Balkan Language Initiative

Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training Program (OPIT)

Title VIII Research Fellowships


Contact Information

Address in Sarajevo:

American Councils Bosnia and Herzegovina

Vrbanja 6

71 000 Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Telephone: 387 33 838 262

E-mail: sarajevo@americancouncilssee.org (for general inquiries and questions)

 

Office Location – Sarajevo


Address in Banja Luka:

American Councils Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sime Šolaje 1A, (SmartOffice Coworking Space)

78 000 Banja Luka

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Telephone: 387 65 032 935

E-mail: sarajevo@americancouncilssee.org (for general inquiries and questions)

 

Office Location – Banja Luka

 


Office Holidays

In 2020, the American Councils office in Sarajevo will be closed on the following holidays and on select days in accordance with local guidelines as announced:

Date Day of the Week Name of Holiday
January 1st Wednesday New Year’s Day
January 2nd Thursday New Year’s Day
February 18th Tuesday Presidents’ Day
March 2nd Monday Independence Day
May 1st Friday Labor Day
May 25th Monday Eid-ul-Fitr/Ramadan Bajram
July 3rd Friday US Independence Day
July 31st Friday Eid-ul-Adha/Kurban Bajram
August 3rd Monday Eid-ul-Adha/Kurban Bajram
November 25th Wednesday Statehood Day
November 26th Thursday Thanksgiving Day
December 25th Friday Christmas Day
December 31st Thursday New Year’s Eve

 

In 2020, the American Councils office in Banja Luka will be closed on the following holidays and on select days in accordance with local guidelines as announced:

Date Day of the Week Name of Holiday
January 1st Wednesday New Year’s Day
January 2nd Thursday New Year’s Day
January 7th Tuesday Serb Orthodox Christmas
January 9th Thursday State Holiday
January 14th Tuesday Serb Orthodox New Year’s
April 17th Friday Serb Orthodox Good Friday
April 20th Monday Serb Orthodox Easter Monday
May 1st Friday Labor Day
May 25th Monday Eid-ul-Fitr/Ramadan Bajram
July 31st Friday Eld-ul-Adha/Kurban Bajram
November 26th Thursday Thanksgiving Day
December 25th Friday Christmas Day
December 31st
 Thursday New Year’s Eve

Office Hours

Working hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:00.


Staff

Country Representative
Selma Čampara

Finance and Administrative Officer/Program Coordinator
Elma Bešlić

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language Instructor
Asmira Hrvat

YES Programs Local Coordinator
Nikolina Garača

YES Alumni Coordinator
Merima Muhić

Regional Director Southeast Europe
Elvira Dana