Information Session on Erasmus + Program at POLIS University

Date: January 16, 2020

Location: Polis University

Organized by: U Polis and supported by the Erasmus + National Office

On Thursday, January 16th, the Project Office at Polis University in collaboration with the National Office Erasmus + are organizing an information meeting on the Erasmus + program at POLIS University, during which students learned more about exchange opportunities and Erasmus + projects.

During the event the students were informed about the application procedures, the necessary application documents, the deadlines and the 2020 call updates. Two Erasmus + mobility students at the University of Graz shared their experience on how to apply needed before and during mobility as well as some tips to get the most out of this unique experience.

Further information on Erasmus + opportunities was not missing during the briefing.

You can find more information on KA1:

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Vacancy Albania NEO Coordinator

European Commission recruitment

of the Local Coordinator for the

National Erasmus + Office in Albania (NEO)

Erasmus+ is the European Union programme that supports projects, partnerships, mobility and dialogue in education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2020. Built on the experience and success of existing programmes, it aims at boosting skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work in the EU and in its partner countries all over the world. Erasmus+ includes a strong international dimension notably in the fields of higher education and youth.

The National Erasmus+ Offices (NEO) assist the Commission, the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), and the Partner Country authorities concerned in the implementation of the Erasmus+ Programme. Their mandate covers all supporting, promotion, monitoring and dissemination activities related to the international dimension of Erasmus+ activities in higher education (Credit Mobility, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees, Capacity-building Higher Education, Jean Monnet).

For additional information on Erasmus +, please consult:

http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/index_en.htm

Minimum requirements for the post

  • University Master degree; a PhD would be an advantage;
  • At least 5 years of project management experience, some of which with international projects. Project management experience in higher education will be considered an asset.
  • Experience in public administration in the field of HE in Albania or abroad will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent analytical, presentation and reporting skills;
  • Excellent language skills: oral and written fluency in English and Albanian;
  • Experience as team leader. Team spirit, commitment as well as a strong sense of initiative;
  • Very good knowledge of the local and international environment and the higher education sector in the region;
  • Readiness to travel inside and, occasionally, outside Albania.

Other experience to be considered:

  • Experience in training and communication;
  • Good computer literacy (word, excel, power point).

How and Where to apply

Motivation letter and CV (europass format) to be sent to the following email address:

EACEA-EPLUS-CBHE@ec.europa.eu with e-mail subject: “Application – NEO-Albania”

Deadline for applications: 31 January 2020, midnight Brussels time

For further and full details on the job description and the application process please consult the website: https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/albania/72834/local-coordinator-national-erasmus-office-albania-neo-vacancy_en

Monitoring Visit LNSS Project, UBT

Date: January 08, 2020

Location: Agricultural University of Tirana

Organized by: NEO Albania and UBT-LNSS Project

 

On January 8, 2020, a monitoring visit of the LNSS project “Project Library Support Services: Modernizing libraries in the Western Balkans through the staff development and reform of library services” took place. (Library Network Support Services: Modernizing libraries in the Western Balkans through staff development and reforming library services)

The project is funded by the European Commission under the program “Capacity Building in Higher Education” (CBHE). The third year of the LNSS project has been successfully completed and the two Albanian partners UBT and UNIKO (University of Korça “Fan S. Noli”) have successfully achieved the main objective; modernization of libraries, through staff development and reform of library services. The libraries of both universities have built bilingual cards, Albanian and English, and are now part of the joint system of European Partner Libraries and Western Balkan countries.

 

For more information on the project website:

www.lnss-projects.eu/

 

Further information about CBHE project:

http://erasmusplus.al/?page_id=1114

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/funding/capacity-building-in-the-field-of-higher-education-2020_en

 

Monitoring Visit of the Project GRADUA, UBT

Date: 08 January, 2020

Venue: Agriculture University of Tirana

Organized by: NEO Albania+ AUT-GRADUA Project

On January 08, 2020, a monitoring visit of the project “Graduates Advancement and Development of University Capacities in Albania” supported by Erasmus + program was held at the Agricultural University of Tirana. “Capacity Building for Higher Education”.

The project, with a consortium of 16 + 1 partners from Europe and Albania, aims to create concrete synergies between Universities and the labor market by providing a unifying system. The platform created is available to graduates and businesses. Generating reports from the system will assist education system performances and provide innovative recruitment tools.

To register companies / students, follow the link below:

http://gradua.almalaurea.it and you can use the “Enterprises Manual”

By using the platform, enterprises will be able to find the right candidates based on their studies and skills. Be in touch with skilled workers directly from the university.

For further information the project website:

www.graduaproject.com

ubt.edu.al/sq/gradua-project/

Further information about CBHE project:

http://erasmusplus.al/?page_id=1114

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/funding/capacity-building-in-the-field-of-higher-education-2020_en

Monitoring Visit of the Project Vtech@WBUni, UAMD

Date: 07 January, 2020

Venue: “Aleksandër Moisiu” University of Durrës, Durrës

Organized by: NEO Albania and UAMD-Project Vtech@WBUni

The first Kick of Meeting of the project Vtech@WBUni , “Accelerating Western Balkans University Modernization by Incorporating Virtual Technologies”  was held at “Aleksandër Moisiu” University of Durrës, The project undertaken by 11 partners, 4 from Albania (UAMD, EPOKA, UPolis, UET), 2 from Kosovo (UT, UBT) and 5 from the program countries (Mother Teresa University, South East European University, University of Tartu, Lodz University of Technology, University of Ljubljana), and the Project Leader is “Aleksandër Moisiu” University. The project will be developed in three years and aims to modernize of Universities and Building Digital Society through Virtual Technologies.

For the first time at WB universities, will be introduce the concept of virtual technologies as a tool for accelerating university modernization, while contributing on developing knowledge-driven society.

-Increase the quality and level of efficiency in teaching and knowledge retention through interactive learning methods

-Contribute on skills enhancement and further building of digital society at WB countries.

Direct beneficiaries: universities, schools, teachers, students, regional industries and businesses.

Further information about the project:

www.vtech-project.eu

Further information about the CBHE Erasmus+ programme:

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/funding/capacity-building-in-the-field-of-higher-education-2020_en

http://erasmusplus.al/?page_id=1114