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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 2019, 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 Tuesday New Year’s Day
January 2nd Wednesday New Year’s Day
February 18th Monday Washington’s Birthday
March 1st Friday Independence Day
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 2nd Thursday Labor Day
June 4th Tuesday Eid-ul-Fitr/Ramadan Bajram
July 4th Thursday Independence Day
August 12th Monday Eid-ul-Adha/Kurban Bajram
November 25th Monday Statehood Day
November 28th Thursday Thanksgiving Day
December 25th Monday Statehood Day
December 31st
 Tuesday New Year’s

 

In 2019, 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 Tuesday New Year’s Day
January 2nd
Wednesday New Year’s Day
January 8th
Tuesday Orthodox Boxing Day
January 9th Wednesday State Holiday
April 26th Friday Orthodox Good Friday
April 29th Monday Orthodox Easter Monday
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 2nd Thursday Labor Day
May 9th Thursday Victory Day
July 4th Thursday Independence Day
August 12th Monday Eid-ul-Adha/Kurban Bajram
November 28th Thursday Thanksgiving
December 31st Tuesday New Year’s Eve

 

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