Iva Kljajević

Candidate for Head of Team for Quality Mobility / student exchange within higher education


What is your motivation to apply for this position?

I want to lead the “Quality mobility / student exchange within higher education” team to advocate and communicate for modernization and improvement of the quality of different exchange programs in the region. I’d love to organize a lot of activities for this purpose. I’m planning to empower young people of the Western Balkans on their academic and career development towards successful employment by presenting them a lot of international opportunities in which they can get involved, which can help them and to help them choose what project suits them best.


What plans or ideas do you have for the team?

I will increase the promotions of exchange programs and the Erasmus+ programs and organize educative workshops to raise awareness of the added value of exchange programs. Also, there will be activities to deal with the topics such as visa issues, formal academic recognition of credits, improving the environment for student exchange, internationalization, advocacy and enhancement of higher education cooperation and cooperation through EU-funded programs.


What skills and qualities can you bring to this position?

Ability to think creatively and strategically, Decision-making, Analytical skills, Motivation, Time Management, Organized and willing to accept responsibilities, Good listener and communicator, Problem solving, Leadership, Critical thinking, Ability to work in a team or independently.


Please describe your previous involvement with WBAA.

  • 15 July – 1 December 2020- speaker, organizer in the online project “Using the time wisely during the COVID-19 pandemic – Experiences and perspectives of young people in the Western Balkans”
  • 18/12/2020- participant in the project “Communication is real sensation”
  • January 18th- 28th, 2021- participant in the online training “Scrum Master Certified (SMC) with Microsoft Azure DevOps”
  • 20th March, 2021- participant in the General Assembly 2021 (online event)
  • 12/11/2021 – 13/11/2021- participant in the webinars “How to find an online job and Article Writing and Copywriting”