Erasmus days

Dear visitors,

The ErasmusDays initiative, which aims to highlight the enormous positive impact of the Erasmus + Program at the same time in all the countries of the world that are legitimate for participation in the Program, is yet to be held.

The purpose of the event is to present the European values, the benefits of educational mobility, the positive impact of project results and the importance of the Erasmus + Program within a few predefined days so as to be visible and accessible to citizens, businesses, the media and the responsible for the shaping of policies in the sphere.

The initiative was a huge success in 2018 when 1435 events were held in 39 European countries on 12 and 13 October, bringing nearly 116 million citizens from and outside Europe. Events were organized in over 740 settlements in different parts of the world, highlighting the benefits and results of implemented project activities in all educational sectors.

Following this success, it was decided to conduct Erasmus Days and in 2019, on 10, 11 and 12 October.

How to get involved:

  • All current and previous Erasmus + beneficiaries are encouraged to demonstrate the results and impact of their project implementation by organizing a voluntary event (seminar, partner meeting, exhibition, etc.). The event should be registered on the official website of initiative , which will be officially opened on 9 May 2019. Each registered event will be reflected on the website and will be visible on the Global Map of the initiative.
  • Each of the ten million previous and current participants / end-users in the different activities of the Program (students, students, teachers, youth workers, etc.) are encouraged to share their Erasmus + stories on social networks with a hash # ErasmusDays

Anyone wishing to organize an event on a voluntary basis on 10, 11 or 12 October 2019 could have done so by registering it on the official page of the initiative after 9 May 2019, but no later than October 9, 2019

For the visual layout of events / sharing of information on social networks, please use the attached information material .

Erasmus+ Regional Information Day, University “Ismail Qemali” of Vlora

Date: 31 May 2019

Venue: University “Ismail Qemali” of Vlora

Topic: Info Session

One of the quickest and easiest ways to find out about Erasmus+ is to attend one of our Information Sessions. These events provide a rich information about the Erasmus+ Programmes and the widely possibilities to apply as a student, institution organization local administration etc.

Further details will be introducing this Friday, 31 of May, meeting point at University “Ismail Qemali” of Vlora.

Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Find out more about the Erasmus+ Regional Information Day more broadly:

Regional Info Day Erasmus+ 31 May 2019

Invitation to the National HERE Seminar on “Enhancing student’s role in HEIs governance and management”, on May 24th, 2018.

The Albanian Erasmus + Office in cooperation with the Albanian HERE team (Higher Education Reform Experts), will organize on May 24th, 2018, 9:30 AM, at the premises of the Polytechnic University of Tirana (Silvano Pedrollo venue), the national seminar on “Enhancing student’s role in HEIs’ governance and management”.

The main objectives of the National HERE Seminar comprise:

–          Discussing students’ role in HEIs based on the requirenments of the HE Law;

–          Enhancing students’ engagement in HEIs governing structures and within HE system;

–          Discussing the organization of the students’ national survey;

–          Exchanging ideas and experiences regarding formal and informal tools in support of students’ engagement;

–          Discussing the development of an instituional culture in support of students’ engagement;

–          Discussing strengthening the students’ role for Quality Assurance in HEIs;

–          Displaying good EU practices employed in support of students and students associations engagements;

–          Discussing the findings of the survey conducted for public HEIs Senate representatives;

–          Developing recommendations on strengthening students’ role in HEIs;


We welcome your participation to the HERE seminar on the “Enhancing student’s role in HEIs’ governance and management”.

Public Consultation on the future of EU funds

European Commission launched an online survey for gathering feedback from citizens, organizations, public authorities and other stakeholders on current performance and future challenges of EU programmes, comprising Erasmus+. This survey is part of a series of parallel public consultations which will inform the Commission in drafting the proposals for the next generation of financial programmes.

All Albanian beneficiaries of the Erasmus + programme are required to complete the survey, which is found in the link below:

The questionnaire takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and allows you to pause and save your work and continue later. The deadline for the completion of the questionnaire is March 8 th 2018.

Discussion Table on “European Policies for Youth”


11.00 – 11.20 Fjalë përshëndetëse:

-Z. Genc POLLO, Kryetar i Këshillit Kombëtar të Integrimit Europian
-Prof. Dr. Mynyr KONI, Rektor i Universitetit të Tiranës
-Z. Bledi ÇUÇI, Zv. Kryetar i Komisionit të Integrimit Europian
11:20 – 11.35 Rrugëtimi 4 vjeçar i arsimit të lartë shqiptar në Erasmus +
Znj. Elona SARAÇI, koordinatore e Zyrës Kombëtare të Erasmus.
11:35 – 11.45 Universiteti i Tiranës -një histori suksesi në kuadër të Erasmus+

Z. Elton SKËNDAJ, Drejtor i Drejtorisë së Komunikimit. Universiteti i Tiranës.

11.45 – 12.15 Pyetje dhe Diskutime
12.15-12.45 Koktej përmbyllës


The 2018 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals and Programme guide are published.

The 2018 Erasmus+ Programme Guide is on-line at the European Commission’s website.

These documents are available at:

2018 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals

2018 Erasmus+ Programme Guide

Deadlines for applications for the relevant Erasmus + actions are as following:

  • KA1 Mobility of individuals in the field of higher education – 1 February 2018;
  • KA2 Capacity building in the field of higher education – 8 February 2018;
  • Jean Monnet actions – 22 February 2018;

Relevant information for application to Erasmus + calls will be shortly available at the EACEA website:

Invitation to the National HERE Seminar on “Importance of PHD Studies”, on October 18 th , 2017.

The Albanian Erasmus + Office in cooperation with the Albanian HERE team (Higher Education Reform Experts), will organize on October 18th, 2017 at the premises of the University “Aleksander Moisiu” in Durrës, the national seminar on the “Importance of PHD Studies”. (As detailed in the draft programme).

The HERE seminar will serve the reflection and discussion among experts and academic staff from HEIs of Tirana, Korca, Vlora, Gjirokatra, Shkodra, Elbasan and Durres on various aspects related to the conducting of quality doctoral studies.

The seminar will benefit from the expertise of Prof. Melita Kovacevic, the Steering Committee Chair of the European University Association Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) and lecturer from University of Zagreb and Prof. Lucas Zinner, the Head of Research Services and Career Development at University of Vienna.

We welcome your participation to the HERE seminar.


The priorities for the 2018 Call in “Capacity Building in Higher Education” are published.

The Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture in Brussels has published the list of national and regional priorities to be addressed by project proposals in the next call in KA2 “Capacity Building in Higher Education”.

The complete list of the national, regional and cross-cutting priorities, as well as their explanation is found as below.

National and cross cutting priorities call 2018


Regional and cross cutting priorities call 2018


Explanation of priorities – 2018

Job Vacancy for the coordinator of the National Erasmus+ Office in Albania (NEO)

The Albanian Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), the EC Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture (EACEA) and the EU Delegation to Albania are looking for a new


for the National Erasmus+ Office in Albania (NEO)


The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation and coordination of the following activities: Promotion, information and follow up of Erasmus+ and other relevant EU programmes; Advice and support to potential applicants at local level interested to apply for Erasmus+ projects; Project monitoring; Follow up of higher education issues; administration of the NEO, etc.


For complete information and application, please refer to the following links:


EU Delegation:


Deadline for applications: 5 October 2017, midnight Brussels time.


For all questions please contact directly EACEA at:


For additional information on Erasmus+, please consult:



The results of the 2017 call in the Erasmus + KA2 “Capacity Building in Higher Education” are published.

The EACEA published the results of the Erasmus + Capacity Building in Higher Education Call 2017. At the end of the process, there were 2 projects with an Albanian coordinator and 4 projects with Albanian partners selected in this call. Overall, 15 Albanian universities and 3 non university partners will benefit from the selected projects.

Please find in the following link the list of the projects which have been recommended to receive a grant under the Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher education.