National Info Day Erasmus+ (7-th of November 2014)

The Albanian Erasmus+ Office organized on the 7-th of November 2014 the “Erasmus + National  Info Day” at the premises of the Polytechnic University of Tirana. 

The main scope of this Information Day was to promote the international higher education dimension of the Erasmus+ programme which includes for Albania: Credit mobility (international opening of Erasmus); Degree mobility through joint master degrees (and on-going Erasmus Mundus joint master and doctoral programmes); Capacity Building action which includes a mobility component for the neighbouring countries and the Western Balkans;Jean Monnet activities focused in European Integration issues.

This event was attended by more than 160 representatives coming from all the Albanian universities including academic, high management and administrative staff, staff of higher education agencies, Ministry of Education and Sport officials and students. Presentations for each component of Erasmus+ when Albania is eligible to apply and relevant training on how to write successful proposals was provided by Mr. Franco Burgio, project officer from the EACEA and by Mrs. Edit Dibra, the national coordinator of Erasmus+ for Albania.

Info day “Let’s talk about Erasmus+” (27-th of October 2014)

A second information day “Let’s talk about Erasmus+” was organized by the Albanian Erasmus+ Office in cooperation with the University of Tirana on the 27-th of October 2014, at Godina Liria, at Qyteti Studenti. This event was focused mainly on the Erasmus+ opportunities for students such as: Credit Mobility, Degree mobility, Erasmus Mundus exchanges and Mobility Strand in the Capacity building projects. This event attracted more than 200 students from various Albanian universities.

“Erasmus+ coffee” at EU Info center

The National Erasmus+ Office in Albania held an information day at the EU Information Center on 24-th of October 2014.  The informal meeting was aimed at advising students about the opportunities available to them through the Erasmus+ programme, such as scholarships for Joint Master Degrees and short-term exchange programmes. Mrs Edit Dibra, Head of the National Erasmus+ Office, gave an overview of the different programme benefits for Albanian students wanting to study abroad, and also walked them through the process of applying for a number of degrees.

This was the first of a series of planned meetings initiated by the National Erasmus+ Office and it attracted a great turn-out, with more than 80 students attending.

Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020. Aiming to boost the skills and employability of European citizens, the programme provides opportunities for millions of Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. Erasmus+ also supports actions such as academic staff exchanges, cooperation and capacity-building in higher education and the youth sector worldwide, and grassroots sports projects.

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2001 – 2013 Activities


  •HERE’s national seminar on “Strengthening links between universities and businesses, at Durresi University, on 17 May 2013

  •Swedish-Western Balkan Contact Seminar and information day for Erasmus+ and Linnaeus-Palme, Tirana University, on 10-11 October 2013



 •Open Lecture for EU Programs at “Luarasi University”, on 9 March 2012

 •HERE’s seminar on “Reform of teaching profession” at Shkodra University, on 29 June 2012

 •Monitoring Visit for University “Aleksander Xhuvani” in Elbasan, on 7 June 2012

 • National Tempus info Day, University of  Tirana, on 26 October 2012

 •HERE’s Seminar on ““Ethics issues in academic and research activities”  in Tirana University of Arts , on 14 December 2012 



   • Info Day in Durres University, on 21 January 2011

   •Info Day in Vlora University, on 27 January 2011

   •Info Day in Gjirokastra University, on 7 June 2011

 • Info Day in Korca University and HERE’s Seminar on “The reform of the second cycle programmes” in the University of Korça , on 21 June 2011

  •Info Day in Elbasan University and HERE  seminar on “Experiences on Doctoral Studies” in the University of Elbasan, on 27-28 October 2011

  •National Tempus info Day, Polytechnic University, on 8-9 November 2011

  •Info Day in Shkodra University, on 24 November 2011