Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “REBUS”

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Erasmus + CBHE project “Integrating and validating practical entrepreneurship skills in engineering and ICT studies – REBUS”. This activity was organized at the University “Aleksander Xhuvani” premises, in Elbasan, on April 19th, 2017.

The 3 year (2016-19) REBUS project aims at developing, testing, validating and mainstreaming holistic and needs driven open learning modules to promote entrepreneurship competences of graduates of ICT, engineering and other technical studies from the Western Balkans and Russia at the interface of academic education and learning in practice business contexts.

The project is coordinated by the University of Sarajevo, in Bosnia & Herzegovina and involves 14 partner institutions from Bosnia & Herzegovina, Italy, Austria, Germany, Russia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Albania.

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ ICM projects at EPOKA University.

The NEO + staff conducted on April 10th, 2017 the field monitoring visit for the International Credit Mobility projects in implementation by the EPOKA University.
This event served to ensure that all binding documents for ICM implementation were signed, for monitoring the fairness of criteria used and transparency of the selection process of participation in mobilities, to enquire on service provision to ICM participants and recognition of the credits earned by them during the mobility period by the EPOKA University, as well as for NEO staff to give recommendations for the improvement of ICM projects implementation in the future.

The EPOKA University, during the September 2015- April 2017 timeframe, has implemented 4 Erasmus + ICM agreements with HEI’s from 4 programme countries.
Link: http://erasmusplus.al/?page_id=1199

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “K-Force”

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Erasmus + CBHE project “Knowledge for Resilient Society, K-Force” This activity was organized at EPOKA University premises, on April 10th, 2017.

The 3 year (2016-19) K-Force project aims at improving regional resilience to hazards and capability for regional cooperation in risk prevention and response and ensuring national professional resources and regional capacities for building regional-based disaster preparedness and a culture of safety and resilience at all levels according to EU Integration Strategies and National relevant strategies.

The project is coordinated by the University of Novi Sad, in Serbia and involves 14 partner institutions from Serbia, FYRO Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sweden, Denmark, Slovakia, and Albania.

Link:  http://kforce.uns.ac.rs

Field Monitoring Visit for the Tempus project “Lifelong learning for sustainable agriculture in Alps-Danube-Adriatic Region – LIFEADA

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Tempus project “Lifelong learning for sustainable agriculture in Alps-Danube-Adriatic Region – LIFEADA” This activity was organized at the University of Korҫa’s Faculty of Agriculture premises, on March 29th, 2017.

The 3 year (2013-16) LIFEADA project supported the modernization and harmonization of higher education in the Alps Danube-Adriatic region through the development of Lifelong learning (LL) system for sustainable agriculture and by enhancing networking between EU and Partner countries. The project is coordinated by the University of Zagreb, in Croatia and involves 11 partner institutions from Croatia, Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Albania.

Link:  http://lifeada.sistemi.hr

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ ICM projects at European University of Tirana.

The NEO + staff conducted on March 13th, 2017 the field monitoring visit for the International Credit Mobility projects in implementation by the European University of Tirana.

This event served to ensure that all binding documents for ICM implementation were signed, for monitoring the fairness of criteria used and transparency of the selection process of participation in mobilities, to enquire on service provision to ICM participants and recognition of the credits earned by them during the mobility period by the European University of Tirana, as well as for NEO staff to give recommendations for the improvement of ICM projects implementation in the future.

The European University of Tirana, during the September 2015- March 2017 timeframe, has implemented 13 Erasmus + ICM agreements with HEI’s from 8 programme countries.

Link: http://erasmusplus.al/?page_id=1199

 

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “euroPS”

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “Curriculum Development joint European Political Science MA – euroPS”. This activity was conducted in a joint meeting held at the European University of Tirana premises, on March 13th, 2017.

The 2 year (2015-17) euroPS project aims to develop a joint/multiple Master programme in Political Science to be accredited at all project partners and the development of a multilateral management of this master. The project aims at implementing a multilateral Joint/Multiple Degree (JD) for Political Science on the MA level (120 ECTS) with diploma supplement for all participating partners on a European standard.

The project is coordinated by the University of Salzburg in Austria and involves 10 partner institutions. The European University of Tirana and the Faculty of Social Sciences in the University of Tirana are the Albanian beneficiaries of the project.

Link: http://euro-ps.org/

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “BESTSDI”

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “Western Balkans Academic Education Evolution and Professional’s Sustainable Training for Spatial Data Infrastructures – BESTSDI”. This activity was conducted in a joint meeting held at the Agricultural University of Tirana’s Faculty of Biotechnology and Food on March 7th, 2017.
The 3 year (2016-19) BESTSDI project aims at improving the the quality of higher education in Geographical Science and Technology, SDI and geodesy, as well as enhance its relevance for the labor market and society.

The project is coordinated by the University of Zagreb in Croatia and involves 18 partner institutions.

Link: http://bestsdi.eu/

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “NETCHEM”

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “ICT Networking for Overcoming Technical and Social Barriers in Instrumental Analytical Chemistry Education – NETCHEM”. This activity was conducted in a joint meeting held at the Agricultural University of Tirana’s Faculty of Biotechnology and Ffood on March 7th, 2017.

The 3 year (2017-19) NETCHEM project aims at strengthening the capacities for international cooperation in Serbian and Albanian higher education institutions (HEIs) and enterprises in order to increase their education level and technical capacities regarding analytical instrumentation usage for Environmental & Food Safety Control (EFSC) through Technology Enhanced Learning and to increase benefits in health, environment, tourism and economy in Serbia and Albania toward their EU pre-accession development.

The project is coordinated by the University of Nis in Serbia and involves 14 partner institutions.

Link: http://www.netchem.ac.rs/

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “FINAC”

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “Financial management, Accounting and controlling curricula development for capacity building of public administration – FINAC”. This activity was conducted in a meeting held at University of Shkodra’s Faculty of Economy premises, on February 28th, 2017.

The 3 year (2016-19) FINAC project aims to increase the quality of budgeting, money management, finance management, accounting and control, in Albanian and Serbian public administration. The project is coordinated by the University of Belgrade (UB) in Serbia and involves 11 partner institutions.

Link: http://www.finac.org.rs/

Regional Info Day at the University “Aleksandër Moisiu” of Durrës, held on December 27th, 2016.

The Albanian Erasmus+ Office organized on December 27th, 2016, at the University “Aleksandër Moisiu” of Durrës premises, the regional ‘Info Day in Erasmus+’.

This event served to promote the Higher Education International dimension of the Erasmus+ programme and current possibilities within the ongoing calls in (i) KA1 International Credit Mobility, (ii) KA2 Capacity Building in Higher Education and (iii) Jean Monnet programme.

A dedicated session was provided to the individual opportunities for short term exchanges and full time studies for UAMD students and staff, where the Albanian NEO staff and IRO staff detailed the International Credit Mobility, EM Partnerships and Joint Master Degree actions.