About the project
The OPENproject (Opportunities Presence through European funds and other Networks in BiH and the region) is an idea that arose after an analysis of the availability of information on various grants in the field of education and research. research. It has been determined that in the (physical or online) area of BiH there is no single overview (register) of available sources of funds in BiH (originating from the EU or other sources) that offer the possibility of (full or partial) project financing at domestic, regional or European / international level, as well as their presentation.
Inspired by the idea of presenting available project grants, as well as the fact that the world is going viral due to the Covid19 pandemic, the OPEN team from the University of Sarajevo (UNSA) has joined forces with the Western Balkans Alumni Association (WBAA) and applied for online project in summer 2020. We have applied for the idea of launching an online portal that will enable the collection and presentation of information on programs and funds for various projects of the idea intended for all stakeholders in BiH and the region from different sectors, as well as enable online presentation of information on project calls of domestic, regional and international organizations.
In addition to opening an online platform, the project team will launch a series of online lectures and presentations, starting in February 2021. with a “kick-off” session at which this platform will be “ceremoniously opened”, and then provide space for future online meetings and presentations, both participants (institutions) and webinars, seminars and other activities that may affect further education and professional development of individuals hosted by the University of Sarajevo and the WBAA.
Through organizations that offer financial or other support, we strive to address the topic of “deepening” and “expanding” the possibilities of the European Union in this region through educational programs such as Erasmus + and emphasizing the importance of openness and regional cooperation through projects that provide sustainability for future generations.