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Election results: Vice Head for Advocacy...

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 ...

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Open call for participants: General Assembly...

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 Be ...

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Candidates for Vice Head for Advocacy...

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 ...

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Call for Vice Head for Advocacy...

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 ...

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Commission kick-starts work on the European...

We would like to share the following excerpt from the press release of the european commission, published on 12th of October 2022. For more informa ...

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Report about the WBAA Board meeting...

On the 1st weekend of October, Board members of WBAA gathered in Brussels to have a team building activity, a Board meeting and a meeting with repr ...

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4th Call for WBAA Projects 2021...

The projects of the 4th Call for WBAA Projects in 2021 were approved in February and are still running for a little while longer. We would like to ...

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WBAA Teams meeting in Durrës, Albania

On the 3rd and 4th of September, 23 participants from all four WBAA Teams and all six chapters gathered in Durrës, Albania for a Teams meeting. Re ...

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Mentorship by WBAA activists and Problem...

The event took place in Pančevo, Serbia between 26th and 29th May, and gathered more than 30 WBAA members and prospective Erasmus+ students from a ...

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WBAA Board meeting in Tivat, Montenegro

From 4th until 5th June 2022, a WBAA Board meeting was held in Tivat, Montenegro. The following members of the board joined the meeting, seven of t ...

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WBAA Training – How to Become...

The project How to Become a Digital Marketer was successfully held from 12-15 May 2022 in the mountain resort “Popova Shapka” near Teto ...

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These are the four new Board...

The elections in 4 chapters for National Representatives ended on Monday 23 May. Many thanks to all who participated in the elections and cast thei ...

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The elections for the new Board...

This goes to all WBAA members from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo*, and North Macedonia who have been registered in the WBAA online comm ...

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These are the candidates to become...

On May 4, 2022, the application period for 4 new Board members ended and we would like to introduce you to the 9 candidates:
Albania:

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Capacity building training aimed at modernisation...

The training has successfully gathered 33 highly motivated WBAA members and young activists from the entire region, with the principal aim to incre ...

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Sign up for “SkillUp” training!

Applications for the “SkillUp” training are now open! The training consists of four two-hour online workshops. The first will focus on ...

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WBAA took part at the first-ever...

On behalf of the WBAA Regional Board, Milan Stojanovic represented Western Balkans Alumni Association (WBAA) in the Erasmus Generation Meeting (EGM ...

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Call for applications for Regional Board...

To all members from the WBAA chapters Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo* and North Macedonia:

You want to work for improvements in ...

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WBAA Board meeting and hybrid General...

 

There was a lot going on at the WBAA last weekend that we would like to inform you about.

Board Meeting 2 April

On Satu ...

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Build Strong Relationships Regionally – Virtual...

The project “Build Strong Relationships Regionally – Virtual Toolbox for Making Virtual Conferencing and Meetings More Powerful and Interactive ...

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The 1st call for WBAA projects...

The 1st Call for WBAA Projects 2022 was closed Tuesday, 29th of March at 12:00 (CET). We received 12 project proposals which will be evaluated in t ...

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The WBAA General Assembly will take...

 

Finally, the time has come – this year’s WBAA General Assembly will take place on Sunday 3 April!

We would like to ...

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Green women empowerment, a bridge between...

 

Project description

The starting point for the project is a needs assessment by experts on the problems of the Albanian rural ...

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Call for Vice Head of Communication

 

Team Higher education reform & Equal access to Higher education is looking for a Vice Head for Communication

This call goe ...

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Soft and hard skills for jobs...

 

Project Coordinator Vesna Travica and Co-organiser Radmila Zečević organised 15 online webinars in the period October 2021 – ...

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Mobility for beginners – survey to...

 

Survey aim 

The “Mobility for beginners” project coordinator is opening a survey for research about Erasmus+ impl ...

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Extracting Green-COVID effects for generating clean...

 

The project involves networking of students and scientific researchers from Western Balkan countries for creating a dataset base of t ...

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The 1st call for WBAA Projects...

Call description and focus

We are pleased to announce the 1st call 2022 for WBAA Projects.

Like in the last call of 2021, the project ...

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Projects selected of WBAA for the...

 

List of the selected projects:

 

Project Connect

Digital Resources and IT Tools as a New Strategical Factor ...

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Report on the virtual WBAA Board...

Board meeting 
On Saturday, 12 February, the WBAA Board met virtually to discuss current issues. Hélène Benegas, the contact person at EAC ...

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“BioINForming – Pilot” – bioinformatics training...

 

Training school in bioinformatics was held from the 10th to the 14th of January 2022 in Herceg Novi, Montenegro. Six high school stud ...

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STRENGTHENING YOUTH CAREER CAPACITIES DURING EPIDEMIC...

The project STRENGTHENING YOUTH CAREER CAPACITIES DURING EPIDEMIC CRISIS ended successfully and the main goal of this Project was achieved – ...

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3rd Call for WBAA Projects 2021...

The projects of the 3rd Call for WBAA Projects in 2021 were already approved in November and now that the elaboration phase is coming to an end, we ...

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The WBAA teams have elected their...

On Monday 17 January, the second round of elections for leadership positions of three WBAA teams ended.

The WBAA teams have elected the foll ...

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The 4th Call for WBAA Projects...

The 4th Call for WBAA Projects 2021 closed on 10/01/2022 at 12:00. We received 17 project proposals which will be evaluated in the coming weeks. We ...

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WBAA Project: Developing Participatory Methodology For...

Use case of Intelligent Transport Systems from managerial and technical perspective
The overall aim of the project was to develop a new model ...

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Assisting young people on the road...

Project RADAR provides mentorship and training to help young people find their first employment.

Without contacts in the job market, it is d ...

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WBAA Teams – these are the...

In December we have already held elections in three WBAA Teams and the team members have elected 5 people to the leadership positions.
Yester ...

grouped pictures of the newly elected team leaders

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The first Election Results for Leadership...

Last weekend elections were held in three WBAA teams in the Online Community, thank you to all team members who participated and voted.

The ...

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These are the candidates for the...

Within the next week we would like to introduce you to the candidates who have applied for the leadership positions of the new WBAA teams.

F ...

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Report on WBAA Board meeting in...

From 26-28 November, 13 WBAA Board members and the Service Provider met in Athens for a Board meeting to discuss the current issues around the netw ...

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2022 Erasmus+ has launched a new...

The European Commission has launched the calls for proposals under Erasmus+ call for 2022, following the adoption of the 2022 annual work programm ...

WBAA Project - Public Speaking Training – yes we need it!

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WBAA Project “Public Speaking Training –...

The training has successfully gathered 22 highly motivated WBAA members and young activists from the entire region, with the principal aim to incre ...

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Open call for team leadership positions...

As you know, the WBAA teams are in the process of restructuring, which was decided at the last General Assembly under the name WBAA 2.0. The 5 old ...

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WBAA Board meeting in Athens with...

This weekend (26.11.-28.11.), the WBAA Board will meet in Athens. As seven new Board members were recently elected and the mandates of seven Board ...

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Two online workshops were held within...

The two online workshops organized by the project coordinator Nebojsa Ratkovic on October 18th and 19th provided participants with free psychologic ...

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Third Call for WBAA Projects 2021:...

The evaluation of the WBAA projects from the 3rd Call 2021 is now completed. In this call, 9 projects were submitted and we are pleased that 8 proj ...

title pictore for WBAA project "How to maintain mental stability, positive spirit and increase productivity in the time of covid pandemic"

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WBAA Project “How to maintain mental...

The WBAA Project “How to maintain mental stability, positive spirit and increase productivity in the time of covid pandemic” – tw ...

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WBAA Project “Modernisation in Higher Education...

The project on the topic Modernisation in Higher Education Institutions in Western Balkan in Terms of Digitalisation ended successfully. 50 partici ...

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The National Representatives for Montenegro have...

Since in the first round of voting for the two new National Representatives for Montenegro none of the three candidates received more than 50% of t ...

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The elections for the new Board...

This goes to all WBAA members from Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia who have been registered in the WBAA ...

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MOstarT Science 2021. – Proper writing...

Young people in the professional career development phase together with professors, participated in the Project about proper writing of scientific ...

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Building the #universities of #tomorrow –...

The main activity of the project “Building the #universities of #tomorrow – Bridging the Higher Education programs from indoor to outdoor” ha ...

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WBAA Regional Board candidates – get...

From 22-25 October 2021 the elections for the new WBAA Board members will take place in 5 chapters and we would like to introduce you to the 10 can ...

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Aleksandar Vucinic – Montenegro

What is your motivation to apply for this position to become a Board member for the chapter Montenegro?

I think that I can significantly con ...

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Mario Vrhovac – Bosnia and Herzegovina

What is your motivation to apply for this position to become a Board member for the chapter Bosnia and Herzegovina?

My motivation is to use ...

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Aleksandra Komatina – Montenegro

What is your motivation to apply for this position to become a Board member for the chapter Montenegro?

I strive for professional and person ...

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Andrija Tomic – Montenegro

What is your motivation to apply for this position to become a Board member for the chapter Montenegro?

My main motivation for applying to t ...

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Mila Lukić – Serbia

What is your motivation to apply for this position to become a Board member for the chapter Serbia?

My primary reason lies in the passion I ...

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Milan Stojanovic – Serbia

What is your motivation to apply for this position to become a Board member for the chapter Serbia?

My motivation to become a Board member o ...

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Njomza Sallauka – Kosovo*

What is your motivation to apply for this position to become a Board member for the chapter Kosovo*?

Make a difference;
Become a b ...

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Kristina Nikolova – North Macedonia

What is your motivation to apply for this position to become a Board member for the chapter North Macedonia?

Even though my overall WBAA jou ...

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Capacity building for 20 motivated leaders...

The training successfully joined together 20 highly motivated WBAA members, from the entire region, with the principal aim to increase their knowle ...

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The new WBAA online community is...

On 04 October, the new WBAA community portal was launched for its members! 

The new online community went live on Oktober 4th and has a lot ...

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The 3rd Call for WBAA Projects...

Today at 12:00 pm the 3rd Call for WBAA Projects 2021 was closed. We received 8 project proposals which will be evaluated in the incoming weeks. We ...

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Results of the call for applications...

We are glad to inform you that we received 7 applications for the new Regional Board members for Bosnia & Herzegovina (2), Kosovo* (2), Montene ...

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WBAA Board meeting in Skopje –...

Last weekend, on 18 and 19 September 2021, we had our first Board meeting as a face-to-face event after a long time. Unfortunately, only 6 of the 1 ...

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WBAA Board meeting in Skopje, North...

Next weekend, the first WBAA Board meeting will take place in presence after an almost two-year break due to the Corona pandemic. We are looking fo ...

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Open call for the new WBAA...

We are still looking for new team members for the WBAA team ‘Equal Access to Higher Education’, which will be newly created through the ...

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Call for applications for Regional Board...

As the mandates of 7 Regional Board members will end in autumn 2021, we are now looking for new Regional Board members for Bosnia & Herzegovina ...

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Call for applications: WBAA project “Enhance...

Are you a student in health sciences in a Western Balkan country?
Are you interested in research?
If yes, this is the right project for ...

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Announcement: Call for 7 new WBAA...

We would like to inform you that the mandates of the following Regional Board members will end in autumn 2021:

Bosnia & Herzegovina: S ...

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WBAA 2.0: New structure for WBAA...

Earlier this year, a task force consisting of Regional Board members, WBAA Team Leaders and Deputy Leaders, proposed a restructuring of the five cu ...

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The 2nd Call for WBAA Projects...

Yesterday, 05 July at 12:00 pm, the 2nd Call for WBAA Projects was closed.
We received 14 projects that will be evaluated in the next few wee ...

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WBAA Board meeting 27 June –...

On Sunday 27 June, the WBAA Board met virtually to discuss current issues with the Service Provider and a representative of the European Commission ...

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New Board member for Albania –...

Jonida Mersinllari was elected new National Representative for Albania. She will join the WBAA Regional Board, which is composed of a total of 12 N ...

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Bring back your experience! – WBAA...

What is the WBAA Tracer Study all about?

The WBAA tracer study aims to gather alumni relevant perceptions, opinions, experiences, knowledge, ...

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These are the candidates for becoming...

The application process of the call for a new WBAA Board member from the Regional Board of Albania is closed!

Therefore, we are excited to p ...

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WBAA General Assembly – online event...

General Assembly – online event – on March, 20th 2021 – report

General Assembly 2021 | The Western Balkans Alumni Associa ...

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Call for Candidates for Albanian chapter...

The Albanian chapter is looking for a new board member. We will soon start the Call for candidates for this position which will be open for four we ...

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WBAA Statute and Internal Regulations successfully...

Two important votes took place at the WBAA General Assembly 2021 – online event. WBAA members had the chance to vote on the changes to the WBAA S ...

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Results from General Assembly 2021 evaluation

We like to inform you about the final results referring the evaluation of the General Assembly 2021 – online event.

After the event we ask ...

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Call for WBAA projects ended on...

We like to inform you that on March,30th the first Call for WBAA projects in 2021 for WBAA members ended. We received 25 applications. Now starts t ...

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Launch of the new Erasmus+ programme...

On 25 March 2021, the new Erasmus+ programme 2021-2027 has been launched by the European Commission. Mobility and learning for all will be supporte ...

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WBAA – Call for projects –...

Dear WBAA members,

in the past weeks we had three Q&A sessions for the ongoing Call for projects with the SP and also some board members ...

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) – Information...

In an online event on 23 March 2021 at 9:00 – 12:30 CET researchers and organisations can learn about the main features and changes to MSCA under ...

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Last webinar of WBAA online project...

Under the webinar series from the project “Using the time wisely during the COVID-19 pandemic – Experiences and perspectives of young peopl ...

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WBAA online project “OPEN” – website...

WBAA and the University of Sarajevo are preparing a new, innovative online platform to bridge all the differences between the European Union and th ...

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Scholarships for Western Balkan students

Until 13 January 2021, the College of Europe in Natolin, Warsaw, is welcoming applications for its Advanced Master of Arts in European Interdiscipl ...

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#ErasmusDays2020: Coverage and Impact Report

The ErasmusDays2020 Coverage and Impact report outlines some of the 5 024 inspiring virtual and/or physical initiatives organised during the Erasmu ...

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Report on the Ministerial Meeting of...

EC Commissioner Mariya Gabriel presents the new Western Balkan Agenda and meets Ministers from the region

On Wednesday 02 December 2020, hig ...

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WBAA Board Meeting on Nov 21st,...

Originally, the weekend of 21st and 22nd of November has been scheduled for a board meeting of the Western Balkans Alumni Association (WBAA) in Bel ...

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Towards a Western Balkans agenda on...

Together with the Western Balkans the European Union is working on a Western Balkans agenda on innovation, research, education, culture, youth, and ...

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Online Meeting with Board & WBAA...

WBAA Board members and Heads and Deputy Heads of all WBAA teams joined in one special online meeting in order to discuss a current idea formulated ...

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Call from British Council – Serbia...

The British Council is calling for policy ideas from all bright minds among undergraduate and graduate students in the Western Balkans to address c ...

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Interview with the new Regional Board...

Dear Elisabeta, in September 2020 you have been elected to become one of the twelve members of the WBAA Regional Board. Congratulations. You will b ...

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Our New WBAA board members –...

Dear WBAA community,we welcome two new board members to our team:Albana Veseli for the Kosovo* chapter and Elisabeta Rada for the Albanian chapter. ...

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1st WBAA Call for online projects...

Dear WBAA community, we are happy to announce the first project proposals that have been chosen in the framework of the 1st WBAA Call for online p ...

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WBAA Quarantine Questionnaire

Lockdown has been a different experience for every individual around the world. Together, we faced a new type of challenge, something that we never ...

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Next #FridayTalksWithWBAA on Friday, 22 May...

Talk with Ms Annalisa Palano, Project Manager of INTERVET project.

INTERVET Western Balkans is a 3-year pilot project for the internationali ...

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Monthly update by European Commissioner now...

The European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel just started her monthly update in April 2020.

The European Commissioner for Innovation, Researc ...

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Cancellation of 2nd General Assembly in...

Due to the unclear situation caused by the corona virus which may hinder the participation of several participants and the general risk bigger even ...

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Why is the mobility of disadvantaged...

With the aim to make Erasmus+ more inclusive, the European Commission decided to launch a study in 2019 which examines the implementation of its po ...

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Discover Erasmus+!

Erasmus for all, all for Erasmus, an ESAA project on the Erasmus+ promotion in Bologna and Yerevan

Erasmus for all, all for Erasmus is a pro ...

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Erasmus+ Higher Education Impact Study

Study on the impact of Erasmus+ Higher Education Partnerships and Knowledge Alliances at local, national and European levels on key Higher Educatio ...

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TIME FOR ACTION AND SUPPORT –...

On May 3rd, 2019, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CoE), Mr Thorbjorn Jagland, has officially announced his contingency plan to over ...

European Elections 2019

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European Elections 2019

In less than 25 days, European citizens will be asked to cast their vote and decide what’s next for Europe. The European elections, held between ...

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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 WB [...]

Open call for participants: General Assembly 19 March 2023

We are pleased to inform you that preparations for the next General Assembly [...]

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 [...]

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