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Visit of the Director of the Regional English Language Office

University of Banja LukaGeneral

Vice-Rector for International and Inter-University Cooperation at the University of Banja Luka Prof. Milica Balaban, PhD, met with the Director of the US Embassy Regional English Language Office for Central Europe and the Balkans in Belgrade Micah Richer.

Prof. Balaban thanked for the long-lasting, successful cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America to Bosnia and Herzegovina and the support relating to various educational and academic programmes of bilateral exchange, as well as grants awarded for projects in the field of science, teaching and higher education.

During the meeting, held on 1 December 2022 at the University of Banja Luka Rectorate, existing and announced new academic exchange programmes and projects that are available to academic staff through the Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina were presented. In addition, examples of good practice from the region were presented as in which way the Regional English Language Office can provide support, not only in language, but also in other areas of education. During this academic year, the University of Banja Luka is hosting two American scholarship holders, Erik Wennermark, English Language Fellow (ELF), and Brady Megan, Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (FETA), and this was also an opportunity for Director Richer and the delegation from the Embassy to meet them.

The meeting between Vice-Rector Balaban and Director Richer was also attended by Expert Advisor for Culture and Education of the US Embassy to Bosnia and Herzegovina Elizabeta Delić, Dragan Kesić from the US Embassy Department of Public Relations and Public Diplomacy in Banja Luka, and Marica Vukomanović, from the Regional English Language Office at the US Embassy to Serbia. On behalf of the University of Banja Luka, Dean of the Faculty of Philology Prof. Biljana Babić, PhD, Vice-Dean for Scientific Research and International Cooperation Prof. Zorana Kovačević, PhD, and Academic Coordinator for International Cooperation Prof. Jelena Šajinović – Novaković, PhD, also attended the meeting.


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