Do I have to be a student in order to participate in ISWiB?

No, you don’t have to be a student, in order to participate. The only criterium is that you are between 18 and 30 years old.

How much is the participation fee, and what does it include?

The participation fee for foreign participants costs 180€, and it includes accommodation, food (three meals per day), T-shirt, accreditation, as well as participation in the workshop and all the events during the festival. The participation fee does not include travel expenses.

Can I apply for the participant even though I’m from Serbia?

Yes, of course, people from Serbia can apply for participants too! The participation fee for Serbian participants who already have the accommodation in Belgrade and don’t want to stay in the dormitory costs 30 euros (it covers participation in the workshop and all the events, T-shirt and accreditation, and it does not include accommodation and food). For Serbian participants who want to stay and be accommodated in the dormitory, the participation fee is the same as for the foreign students.

I scheduled an interview but I can’t make it on the planned time, can I change the time?

You should write us an email at in order to get in touch with our IntCom team which is responsible for the interviews, explain the situation and they will reschedule it if possible.

Do I have to attend the chosen workshop every day?

Yes, in order to get an attendance certificate you need to attend your workshop every day.

Where are the participants accommodated during the Festival?

The participants and the organizational team are accommodated in the student dormitory “Petar Drapšin”, in Kralja Petra Street, which is located in the centre of Belgrade. It is only 5 minutes away from the largest pedestrian zone and the most famous street in Belgrade, Knez Mihailova Street and from Kalemegdan, the famous Belgrade Fortress. If you want to see it on Google Maps, please click here.

How can I get from the airport to the Dormitory that we are accommodated in?

Our volunteers will pick up all of the participants that are coming via plane at the airport, so no need to worry about that!