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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

Kolodvorska 5 (tershouse)

71 000 Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Telephone: 387 60 328 9804

E-mail: ba@americancouncils.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: ba@americancouncils.org (for general inquiries and questions)

 

Office Location – Banja Luka

 


Office Holidays

In 2021, 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 Friday New Year’s Day
February 15th Monday Washington’s Birthday
March 1st Monday BiH Independence Day
April 5th Monday Catholic Easter
May 3rd Monday BiH Labor Day
May 13th Thursday Eid-ul-Fitr/Ramadan Bajram
May 14th Friday Eid-ul-Fitr/Ramadan Bajram
July 19th Monday Eid-ul-Adha/Kurban Bajram
July 20th Tuesday Eid-ul-Adha/Kurban Bajram
September 6th Monday US Labor Day
November 25th Thursday BiH Statehood Day
December 24th Friday Christmas Day
December 31st Friday New Year’s Eve

 

In 2021, 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 Friday New Year’s Day
January 7th Thursday Serb Orthodox Christmas
January 8th Friday Serb Orthodox Boxing Day
March 17th Wednesday St. Patrick’s Day
April 2nd Friday Catholic Good Friday
April 5th Monday Catholic Easter Monday
April 30th Friday Serb Orthodox Good Friday
May 3rd Monday Orthodox Easter Monday
July 5th Monday U.S. Independence Day
September 6th Monday U.S. Labor Day
November 25th Thursday U.S. Thanksgiving
December 24th Friday Christmas Day
December 31st Friday 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
Merima Krivokapa

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language Instructor in Sarajevo
Asmira Hrvat

YES Programs Local Coordinator
Nikolina Garača

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language Instructor in Banja Luka
Sandra Branković

YES Alumni Coordinator
Edna Porča

Regional Director Southeast Europe
Elvira Dana