news, votes

Election results: Vice Head for Advocacy of the WBAA Team Higher Education

From 15 to 21 November, the election of the Vice Head for Advocacy for the WBAA Team Higher Education Reform & Equal access to higher education took place in the

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events, news, open-calls

Open call for participants: General Assembly 19 March 2023

We are pleased to inform you that preparations for the next General Assembly (GA) have begun. The GA will take place on Sunday, 19 March 2023 in Belgrade, Serbia and

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Candidates for Vice Head for Advocacy of the WBAA Team Higher Education

The call for applications for the open leadership position of the WBAA Teams has ended on 7 November 2022 and we would like to introduce you to the two candidates

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2nd Call for WBAA Project Ideas 2022: Selected Projects

After the evaluation process of the project ideas for the 2nd WBAA Project call 2022, four ideas have been selected to move forward to the elaboration phase. The evaluation process

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Call for Vice Head for Advocacy Higher Education Team

We are looking for a new Vice Head for Advocacy for the WBAA Team Higher Education Reform & Equal access to higher education! If you are a member of the

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Who we are?

The Western Balkans Alumni Association (WBAA) is a regional association of alumni from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Kosovo * and Serbia, who pursued international learning mobility in an Erasmus+ Programme Country. Officially launched in March 2018, WBAA was born from the EU’s Western Balkans Platform on Education and Training in 2014, where the Ministers of Education of the 6 Western Balkan countries agreed on the need to establish a regional network of alumni. Since its inception, WBAA has come a long way! Read more here

WBAA’s Objectives

  • Establishing a strong union of alumni from the Western Balkans
  • Promoting mobility opportunities in Europe and beyond
  • Sharing experience by supporting and mentoring students
  • Increasing employability through exchange of best practice, experience and contacts
  • Empowering and inspiring young people to achieve their goals
  • Contributing to the modernisation of higher education systems back home
  • Liaising with other alumni associations in the EU and beyond
Find more details about WBAA aims and goals here.

Our Mission

The aim of the WBAA is to establish a strong union of alumni coming from the Western Balkans countries in order to advocate for modernization and improve the quality of higher education in the region and empower young people of the Western Balkans on their academic and career development towards successful employment.


Happy to introduce WBAA Blog, a place where alumni of Erasmus scholarships share their experiences, students discover more about mobilities and opportunities, high education professionals share their work and young professionals get advice on how to grow professionally. This blog is about storytelling that inspires, tips and tricks on how to succeed professionally and academically. Meet Western Balkan stories from the eyes of successful and empowering WBAA members.

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How to get involved in WBAA?

If you are an alumna or alumnus from the Western Balkans who has spent part of your studies in the EU member states or third countries associated to the Erasmus+ Programme, either as an EU scholar or EU country scholar, or as a self-funded individual, you can get involved with WBAA now!

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