Tie-Breaking Election for Head WBAA Team Higher Education

After the first round of elections for the new head of the WBAA Team ‘Higher Education Reform & Equal access to higher education’, two candidates have received an equal number

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WBAA Bridge – The Book

WBAA<>BRIDGE project builds bridges of disciplines, countries, solutions via book! Our WBAA projects connect disciplines, worlds, collaborators, ideas, solutions! And they result with novel outputs for science and practice! So

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WBAA Tracer Study

After more than three years and huge efforts, dedication and collaboration by WBAA volunteers from the Research Team, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, Austria, the Service Provider for

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These are the candidates for the election of the Head of the WBAA Team Higher Education

We are pleased to announce that we have received four applications for the open position of Head of the WBAA Team Higher Education Reform & Equal access to higher education.

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Western Balkan Youth gathered in the European Capital of Culture for ecology lessons

Western Balkan territory overlaps with the Mediterranean biodiversity hotspot, which is one of 36 areas in the world. A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with significant levels of biodiversity

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WBAA Tracer Study

After a long time of work, the results of the WBAA Tracer Study are finally here! The study was initiated in 2018 by members of the WBAA Research team, above all Arber Hajrizaj, Renata Petrevska Nechkoska, Samir Beharic and Adelina Basholli. It was funded by the EU and carried out by the WBAA Service Provider, in this case the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna. » Read more

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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