The 9th Scholarship Fair, a significant event of this kind in Bosnia and Herzegovina Held!
This year, the University of Sarajevo International Cooperation Department organized the "Scholarship Fair" for the ninth time. Recognizing the importance of mobility of students, teachers and associates in Europe and beyond, the International Department at the University of Sarajevo is a successful organizer of the Scholarships Fair - a unique manifestation of this kind in Bosnia and Herzegovina aiming to bringing together all institutions that award and/or administer scholarships or provide other types of financial support for studying in BiH and abroad, and enable them to present their scholarship and financial support programs and give opportunity to BiH students to receive all information about study opportunities abroad in one place.
The “Fair”, which was held at the University of Sarajevo on 18 October 2018, was opened by University of Sarajevo Rector, Prof. Dr. Rifat Škrijelj. In his welcome address Rector Škrijelj pointed out that since its founding, the University of Sarajevo never knew the boundaries. “We are aware of the burden of the time in which we live, and with the organization of this fair we wanted to express our concern for the students, teachers and associates of our University, as well as for all other persons from Bosnia and Herzegovina who are keen on getting knowledge, learning and opportunities to educate themselves on the desired a higher education institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina or abroad” said Rector Škrijelj.
The importance of this meeting was recognized by 58 institutions of which 12 are embassies and 26 European partner universities, and other governmental and non-governmental organizations. The visitors were also addressed by E. Anders Hagelberg, Ambassador of Sweden to BiH, H. E. Georgios Iliopoulos, Ambassador of Greece to BiH, and Sanjeev Manchanda, Second Secretary of the Embassy of India.
“The Ninth Scholarship Fair is part of the Second international staff training week, which is being held simultaneously in the Rectorate from 15 to 19 October 2018. The presence of these European partners speaks about the importance of internationalization in which the University of Sarajevo is very active including rising the awareness of academic and administrative mobility promotion, where this fair, in its way, has become a recognizable University of Sarajevo’s brand” said Rector Škrijelj.
The following institutions participated in the Fair: Embassy of the Czech Republic (Czech Republic), the Embassy of France - the French Institute in BiH (France), the Embassy of Greece (Greece), the Embassy of India (India), the Embassy of Indonesia (Indonesia), the Embassy of Japan (Japan) , Embassy of Hungary (Hungary), Embassy of Romania (Romania), Embassy of the Russian Federation (Russia), Embassy of Slovakia (Slovakia), Embassy of Sweden (Sweden), Turkish Embassy (Turkey), Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria), Central European University (Hungary), Czech University of Life Sciences (Czech Republic), International University of Sarajevo (BiH), Karlov University in Prague - Faculty of Sport and Physical Education (Czech Republic), Charles University of Prague - Humanities Faculty (Czech Republic), Catholic University in Lille (France), Masaryk University in Brno - Faculty of Economics and Administration (Czech Republic),
International Committee of the Red Cross / Cross (BiH), Mendel University in Brno (Czech Republic), Mendel University of Brno - Faculty of Business and Economics (Czech Republic),
Sarajevo School of Science and Technology (BiH), technical University Kosice, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (Slovakia), Technical University of Riga (Latvia), Technical University of Belfort Montbeliard (France), University of Lida (Spain), "Matej Bel" in Banska Bystrica - Faculty of Political Science and International Relations (Slovakia), Ondocus Mayis University in Samsun (Turkey), University of Paris 8 (France), University of Bologna (Italy), University of Granada (Spain), University of Ljubljana , University of Marburg (Germany), University of Maribor (Slovenia), University of Nova Gorica (Slovenia), University of Porto (Portugal), Tomaš University Bate in Zlín (Czech Republic), University of Sarajevo - Confucius Institute (BiH) University of Sarajevo - Office for Student Support (BiH), University of Sarajevo - International Cooperation Service (BiH), University of Sarajevo - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (BiH), University of Sarajevo Faculty of Economics - Center for Islamic Economics (BiH), Alumni Association of the Western Balkans (BiH), DAAD BiH (BiH), EducationUSA - Alumni Association at the US Embassy, Erasmus Student Network (BiH), Foundation "Bosana" BiH), Foundation "Dr. Zoran Djindjic Foundation (Serbia), Human Rights in Action Foundation BiH (BiH), Konrad Adenauer Foundation (BiH), Hocu.ba (BiH), IAESTE LC Sarajevo (BiH), National Erasmus Office in BiH (BiH), OeAD / Study in Austria (Austria), ProCredit Bank dd (BiH), Alpbach Initiative IGAS (BiH).