Students' Union of the Faculty of Economics, University of Banja Luka is an independent interest organization of students of the Faculty of Economics in Banja Luka.
Students' Union was formed with the primary intention for the students to give their contribution in an organized way to the improvement of students' standard as well as their living and working conditions. The main goals of the Students' Union are fighting for the rights of students, increase of students' standard, and improvement of the quality of teaching process and professional training and education of students.
SEF Assembly is at the top of its organizational structure. The Assembly consists of elected representatives from all years of study. The work of the SEF Assembly is managed by a SEF President. SEF Presidency consists of: SEF President, two Vice Presidents and Managers of SEF Committees.
Committees are the executive level, i.e. the level at which all activities of the Students' Union are performed. The following committees operate within the Students' Union:
- Public Relations,
- International Cooperation,
- Humanitarian Work.
Work of the committees is managed by their Managers, who have the complete freedom as well as the responsibility for organizing the work of the committees. The connection between the SEF and teaching staff is achieved through the student representatives in the Scientific-Educational Council of the Faculty of Economics, who attend the Council meetings and have a right to vote. SEF's activities are indeed numerous. We will mention those which could be classified as the activities of scientific, cultural, humanitarian, sports and entertainment nature:
- organization of scientific and cultural forums, participation in scientific conferences, seminars and competitions in the field of economics,
- organization of humanitarian actions,
- organization of sports activities and participation in student sport events
- organization of entertaining evenings for students.
Some of the major projects implemented by the SEF over the last few years were:
- publishing of the Student magazine Economist,
- issuance and development of ISIC cards,
- installation of free wireless Internet connection in the Main hall of the Faculty of Economics.
In February 2009 SEF received recognition for its hard work. This recognition was in the form of Gratitude Letter of the Dean of the Faculty of Economics for the assistance in the reconstruction and development of the Faculty. Students' Union of the Faculty of Economics is a full member of JASEF. JASEF is the Yugoslav Association of Students of Faculties of Economics, a body that gathers all students' unions of economic faculties from Serbia and the Republic of Srpska.