2018 Fulbright Specialist Program Opens for Submission of Project Requests

 Fulbright Specialist Program for 2018 is now Closed   For the Spring/Summer Term 2018, applications must be submitted via the World Learning portal by February 28, 2018. For the Fall/Winter Term 2018, applications must be submitted via the World Learning portal by April 30, 2018. The Fulbright Specialist Program in Kosovo is open for Kosovo ...
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2018-2019 Fulbright Faculty Development Program

The 2018-2019 Fulbright Faculty Development Program Competition for the 2018-2019 Academic Year is now closed.   2018-2019 Fulbright Faculty Development Program The Faculty Development Program model is designed for junior faculty currently teaching in Kosovo. Applicants should intend to return to their position at their home institution upon completion of the program, continue their teaching responsibilities, ...
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The 2018-2019 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD)

Application period for The 2018-2019 Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is now Closed The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are ...
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“Capture Corruption” Regional Competition

Official Student Contest and Rules An annual student regional anti-corruption competition* will be conducted to encourage the Balkan student population to develop public awareness campaigns that advocate for intolerance and rejection of corruption.  The students will design anti-corruption posters (grade school), create Public Service Announcement/Informational videos (high school) and compete for national and regional recognition ...
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U.S. Embassy in Pristina to Process Diversity Visa Applications for Residents of Kosovo

U.S. Embassy in Pristina to Process Diversity Visa Applications for Residents of Kosovo, 27 September 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Pristina is pleased to announce that beginning in October 2017, it will begin processing Diversity Visa (DV) applications for residents of Kosovo for the 2018 program.  In previous years, DV applications were processed by the U.S. ...
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Live Auction on Behalf of the U.S. Embassy

Auction House Kosova (Shtëpia e Ankandeve Kosova) is holding a Live Auction on behalf of the U.S. Embassy on Saturday September 30th starting at 11am. Items listed below will be awarded to the highest bidder: Home appliances (washing/drying machines, refrigerators, stoves, heaters, etc.) Household furniture (sofas, dining table sets, lamps, chests, drawers etc.) Office items ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Formation of Institutions in Kosovo

U.S. Embassy Statement on the Formation of Institutions in Kosovo, September 11, 2017 The U.S. Embassy welcomes the constitution of the Assembly and the formation of the government, and congratulates Assembly Speaker Veseli, Prime Minister Haradinaj, and the newly appointed state officials and ministers.  We look forward to working with the new government to advance ...
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Live Auction on Behalf of the U.S. Embassy

Auction House Kosova (Shtëpia e Ankandeve Kosova) is holding a “Live Auction” on behalf of the U.S. Embassy on Saturday July 15 starting at 11 a.m.     Items listed below will be awarded to the highest bidder: Home appliances (washing/drying machines, refrigerators, stoves, heaters, etc.) Household furniture (sofas, dining table sets, lamps, chests, drawers etc.) Office items ...
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Statement by the Embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Over the past few days, including today, we have received a number of deeply concerning reports of efforts to influence the results of the election in Kosovo through threats and intimidation. In particular, there appears to be an attempt to intimidate and coerce members of the Kosovo-Serb community to vote in a particular way. Such ...
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Embassy Statement on the Official Start of Election Campaigns

As the campaign season opens today, the U.S. Embassy reiterates the call for all political candidates to commit to free, credible, and peaceful elections. We will be assisting Kosovo in meeting European standards for this election by deploying election observation teams across the country on election day. Unfortunately, there have already been credible allegations of ...
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Statement from the U.S. Embassy Pristina

The United States supports the passage of the Law on Execution of Penal Sanctions, which would close loopholes that allow politically-connected criminals to leave prison for frivolous reasons. We are, however, strongly opposed to a proposed amendment to that law that provides each detainee will receive 36 hours of time served credit for every 24 ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Kosovo Security Force Transformation Process

The United States is concerned by Kosovo’s announced intention to change the mandate of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) without a constitutional amendment. We support the gradual, transparent transformation of the Kosovo Security Force into a multiethnic force in line with NATO standards. However, this transformation should be done in accordance with the Kosovo Constitution ...
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A Message from Ambassador Delawie

A Message from Ambassador Delawie, October 7, 2016 Mirëdita, dobar dan, hello to all of you across Kosovo. As summer turns to fall, we’re still talking about the same unresolved issues.  Instead of pushing for progress and creating positive change, you can hardly watch TV these days without hearing accusations of who is wrong, a ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Hyland at the “Strategy and International Security” seminar

Good morning.  I want to thank the George C Marshall Centre and Kosovo Diplomatic Agency for organizing a seminar on such an important topic. This seminar on Strategy and International Security addresses Kosovo’s vital interests and its engagement in the region and globally. We are all dedicated to creating a world that is more peaceful ...
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U.S. Embassy Pristina Statement on rtk

U.S. Embassy Pristina Statement on Attack on RTK, August 23, 2016 The U.S. Embassy condemns last night’s grenade attack on the premises of Radio-Television Kosovo as another assault on Kosovo’s democracy and hard-won progress toward Euro-Atlantic integration.  A small, faceless  group has now added an attack on media freedom to its assault on democratic principles and ...
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Ambassador Delawie’s Remarks at the Signing of the MoU in Support of the Fulbright Program

President, Prime Minister, Minister Bajrami, Government of Kosovo officials. Rectors and other University Officials. Fulbright Alumni. Distinguished Guests. It is with great pleasure that I join you here today for this momentous signing ceremony. This year, we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright program—proposed by U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright in 1945 and enacted ...
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SOCIAL MEDIA DISCLAIMER

This page outlines the privacy notices, terms of use, and disclaimer for all social media/real-time websites run by U.S. Embassy Pristina, Kosovo. Disclaimer: The U.S. Embassy Pristina, Kosovo social media sites are produced and maintained by the U.S. Embassy Pristina, Kosovo. Links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the ...
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The Launch of the Kosovo Credit Guarantee Fund with USAID Kosovo

Ambassador Delawie’s Remarks at the Launch Event of the Kosovo Credit Guarantee Fund (KCGF), April 26, 2016 Good morning.  Speaker Veseli, Prime Minister Mustafa, Ambassador Viets, distinguished guests, good morning to everybody and welcome. I cannot tell you all how excited I am to be here talking about an economic issue.  I was actually an ...
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Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Air Quality Readings for Pristina Available from U.S. Government Program

The U.S. Embassy in Pristina has installed an air quality monitor to measure pollution in Pristina’s air, the results of which will be available live to the public. Air pollution is a major health and quality-of-life issue facing millions around the world.  In the United States, the Clean Air Act (first passed in 1970) was ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel through Europe

The U.S. Embassy in Pristina informs U.S. citizens residing in or traveling through Europe that travel may be delayed or disrupted across the region, including via land borders.  We urge U.S. citizen travelers to carry a valid passport and visa or residency card, if applicable, at all times.  Please monitor local media reports for up-to-date ...
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Routine Message for U.S. Citizens

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has provided the following guidance for U.S. citizens abroad preparing for the 2015 tax filing season.  This IRS guidance is posted under Federal Benefits and Obligations on  travel.state.gov .  Please note that U.S. embassy cannot mail tax returns on behalf of U.S. taxpayers living abroad. Who Must File? All U.S. citizens and resident aliens must ...
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