American Councils Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Programs Implemented

YES High School Exchange Program

YES Abroad for U.S. Students

English Access Microscholarship Program

Teaching Tolerance Through English

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 12st Monday Eid-ul-Adha/Kurban Bajram
November 25th Monday Statehood Day
November 28nd Thursday Thanksgiving Day
December 25th Monday Statehood Day
December 31th
 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 28st Thursday Thanksgiving
December 31st Tuesday New Year’s Eve

 


Office Hours

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


Staff

Country Representative
Selma Čampara

Finance and Administrative Officer
Access Microsholarship/Outbound Programs Coordinator
Elma Bešlić

YES Programs Local Coordinator
Nikolina Garača

YES Alumni Coordinator
Merima Muhić