SARAJEVO, HISTORY OF DIVERSITY AND CONFLICT Sarajevo is steeped in history; starting from the Old Town and working your way out, the Ottoman, Austro-Hungarian, and finally communist architecture are all present. Sarajevo is where Archduke Franz Ferdinand I, heir to...
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ISSS alumni

The number of alumni of ISSS is growing each year. Bellow are the names a universities of ALMUMNI to this date. Please mind that a significant number of our alumni has continued with their studies. Ainta Dervishi Albania University of Piraeus, Athens/Greece...
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Eligibility criteria

The program encourages applications from graduate and PhD students of law, political sciences and related disciplines (under the age of 35), including a limited number of undergraduate students from South East Europe, Europe and the US. ISSS will accept 25 to 30 students for attendance for this year.

The program also encourages young professionals working in the area of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Transitional Justice to apply as well.

Selection criteria

There are three main criteria which will be taken into consideration in the evaluation process: Academic requirement, Language requirement, and CSO (Civil Society Organizations) experience.

Academic requirement

The program encourages applications from law and political science undergraduate final year stu-dents and post graduate students. Basic knowledge and commitment to take part in academic discus-sions on Rule of Law, Human Rights and Transitional Justice concept is required.

Language requirement

The language of instruction is English; thus all applicants have to demonstrate a strong command of spoken and written English to be able to participate actively in discussions at lectures and workshops. It is not necessary to provide us with proof of your English. You should at least have a B2 level of English/ TOEFL  92/IELTS 6.5.

CSO experience

The association “PRAVNIK” recognizes the involvement in CSO as an important sign that proves commitment toward democratic development of any society. Thus experience in CSO sector brings an added value to every application.

Other than these criteria, selection will be dependent on a quota to respect per country and/or re-gion, aiming at respective geographical coverage.

These are our selection criteria


Academic achievement


Contribution to further academic determination


Professional experience (including internships)


Demonstrated motivation