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

The Albanian Erasmus+ Office team and Mr. Albert SESE BALLART, policy officer in the DG for Education, Culture, Youth conducted on November 16th, 2017 the field monitoring visit for the International Credit Mobility projects in implementation by the University of Tirana. This activity was held at at UT’s Rectorate premises.

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 University of Tirana, as well as for NEO staff to give recommendations for the improvement of ICM projects implementation in the future.

During the timeframe September 2015- Sept 2017, the University of Tirana has signed or implemented 56 Erasmus + ICM agreements with HEI’s from 22 programme countries.
Link: http://erasmusplus.al/?page_id=1199

The Western Balkan Alumni Association (WBAA) held its first national event in Albania.

The local coordinator of the Albanian Erasmus + Office attended the first national event of the Western Balkan Alumni Association (WBAA) held on November 15th, 2017 in Tirana, Albania. The event was focused on the presentation of the WBAA to Albanian Erasmus alumni and for developing future ideas/activities to increase Erasmus student’s contribution in the local context.

Field Monitoring Visit for the Tempus project “StudAVP”.

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Tempus project “Development of higher education and society by creating a collaborative environment in the field of arts and media through regional student partnership in production of audio/video content – StudAVP” This activity was organized at the University “Aleksandër Moisiu” of Durrës premises, on November 9th, 2017.

The 3 year (2013-16) StudAVP project supported student’s employability and social impact through development of a student media production enterprise and cooperation with public media institutions, as well as improving curricula and student cooperation in PC through production of audio/video content.

The project is coordinated by the University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia and involves 15 partner institutions from Serbia, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Albania.

Link:  http://www.studavp.net/en/

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ ICM projects at University “Aleksander Moisiu” of Durrës.

The NEO + staff conducted on November 9th, 2017 the field monitoring visit for the International Credit Mobility projects in implementation by the University “Aleksander Moisiu” of Durrës.

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 UAMD, as well as for NEO staff to give recommendations for the improvement of ICM projects implementation in the future.

The University “Aleksander Moisiu” of Durrës, during the September 2015-October 2017 timeframe, has implemented 11 Erasmus + ICM agreements with HEI’s from 9 programme countries.
Link: http://erasmusplus.al/?page_id=1199

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “GEOWEB”.

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “Modernizing geodesy education in Western Balkan with focus on competences and learning outcomes – GEOWEB”. This activity was conducted in two separate meetings held at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Tirana on September 26th, 2017 and at the National Erasmus + Office premises on October 5th 2017.
The 3 year (2015-18) GEOWEB project aims to modernize higher education in geodesy to support the sustainable development in Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and facilitate the EU integration of such countries. The project is coordinated by the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), in Sweden and involves 12 partner institutions.

Link: http://gidec.abe.kth.se/GEOWEB/

Regional Info Day in Vlora, held on June 30th, 2017.

The Albanian Erasmus+ Office organized on June 30th, 2017, the regional “Info Day for Erasmus+” held at the Vlora Youth Centre. This event was attended by NEO staff, EU Delegation staff as well as over 40 students and lecturers of the University “Ismail Qemali”. This event served for promoting the Erasmus+ programme opportunities to the present lecturers and students and for informing the participants on the newly launched Erasmus + “My Europe” essay and fine art competition. The 30 year anniversary of Erasmus programme was a recurring theme of the info day, which was also celebrated with the traditional birthday cake.

Field Monitoring Visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “Re@WBC”.

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Erasmus+ CBHE project “Enhancement of HE research potential contributing to further growth of the WB region – Re@WBC”.                                          

This activity was conducted in two separate meetings, the first held at the University “Ismail Qemali” of Vlora premises, on June 29th, 2017, and the second held at the Albanian Erasmus + Office in Tirana, on July 4th, 2017.
The 3 year (2015-18) Re@WBC project aims to enhance the management of human research potential at WBC region universities, in line with national and EU strategies for researchers.

The project is coordinated by the University of Nis, in Serbia and involves 12 partner institutions from the region countries: Serbia, Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro and from EU: United Kingdom, Belgium and Italy.

Linkhttp://rewbc.ni.ac.rs/

Regional Info Day in Korça, held on May 25th, 2017.

The Albanian Erasmus+ Office organized on May 25th, 2017, the regional “Info Day for Erasmus+” held in the city of Korça. This event was attended by NEO staff, EU Delegation staff as well as over 50 students and lecturers of the University “Fan Noli”. This event served for promoting the Erasmus+ programme opportunities to the present lecturers and students and for informing the participants on the newly launched Erasmus + “My Europe” essay and fine art competition. The 30 year anniversary of Erasmus programme was a recurring theme of the info day, which was also celebrated with the traditional birthday cake

    

Field Monitoring Visit for the Tempus project “E-Learning, Innovation, Sustainable Albanian Agriculture –ELISAA”

The NEO + staff conducted the field monitoring visit for the Tempus project “Tempus “E-Learning, Innovation, Sustainable Albanian Agriculture–ELISAA” This activity was organized on 23 and 26 maj 2017 in Tirana and Korҫa.

The 3 year (2013-16) ELISAA project supported the development of the agro-industry sector in Albania through building a higher and vocational training e-learning course. The project is coordinated by the University “Aldo Moro” of Bari, in Italy and involves 14 partner institutions from Italy, France, Belgium, and Albania.

Linkhttp://www.elisaatempus.com 

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

The NEO + staff conducted on May 23th, 2017 the field monitoring visit for the International Credit Mobility projects in implementation by the Agricultural 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 AUT, as well as for NEO staff to give recommendations for the improvement of ICM projects implementation in the future.

The Agricultural University of Tirana, during the September 2015- May 2017 timeframe, has implemented 22 Erasmus + ICM agreements with HEI’s from 13 programme countries.
Link: http://erasmusplus.al/?page_id=1199