The “Erasmus + National Info Day” event was held on October 26th, 2016, at the Polytechnic University of Tirana premises. This event was attended by more than 300 participants, comprising the academic and administrative staff from different Albanian universities, Albanian government officials, EU officials, civil society representatives and students. The “Erasmus + National Info Day” was addressed by Ms. Eralda Çani, Deputy Minister of European Integration, Mr. Redi Shtino Deputy Minister of Education and Sport, Mr. Andrea Maliqari, Rector of PUT and Ms. Olga-Luisa Anghelakis Head of Operations Section 2 in the EU Delegation in Albania. 


The first session of the event (9:30-12:30) was devoted to the Albanian Higher Education Institutions and the institutional applications to the 2017 Erasmus + programme calls. Ms. Anila Troshani, the Head of Capacity Building in Higher Education Sector in the EACEA, Ms. Edit Dibra the Albanian NEO coordinator and Mr. Santiago Gutierrez Jimenez, Jean Monnet expert at EACEA provided detailed presentations on the programme components: 

– International Credit mobility;

–Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education;

– Jean Monnet programme;

– Joint Master Degrees for institutions;


The second session (13:30-15:00) was devoted to the Albanian students and the possibilities for individuals within the Erasmus + programme. The Albanian Erasmus + office members provided presentations on the programme components:

– International Credit mobility for students;

– Degree Mobility through the existing possibilities within the Erasmus Mundus JMD and Erasmus Mundus partnerships;

In addition, former beneficiaries of the EM JMD and EM partnerships programmes provided their feedback on their Erasmus experience.


The event was concluded with a consultation meeting between Ms. Anila Troshani, Head of CBHE Sector in the EACEA, Ms. Edit Dibra, Albanian NEO coordinator and the contact persons of institutions  selected  in the Erasmus + 2016 CBHE call.

List of presentations held in the “Erasmus + National Information Day”:

International Credit Mobility Call

Erasmus + CBHE Call 2017


Erasmus Mumdus Joint Masters Degree