The Albanian Erasmus + Office in cooperation with the Agency for Research, Technology and Innovation and the Technical Assistance for Union Programmes in Albania organized on May 26th, at Hotel Tirana International the round table on ‘How to boost the participation of Albanian Higher Education Institution in Erasmus + and Horizon 2020.
Prior to the round table, Ms. Belen Enciso, Project Officer from the European Education and Culture Executive Agency, EACEA conducted a working meeting with the Albanian Higher Education Reform Experts team.
The round table drew high interest and brought together around 100 representatives from state institutions in the higher education field, civil society, higher education reform experts as well as governing authorities, academic staff and international relation offices staff from public and private universities in Tirana, Elbasan, Shkodra, Korça, Vlora and Durres. This activity was greeted by Mr. Redi Shtino, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education and Sport and Ms. Belen Enciso, Project Officer from the European Education and Culture Executive Agency, EACEA.
During its proceedings, the round table participants worked in four parallel workshops and identified the main issues that currently restrain the participation of Albanian Higher Education Institutions in Erasmus + and Horizon 2020 programmes.
Subsequently, the round table conclusions structured as a recommendations document will be presented to the Ministry of Education and Sport, as inputs in the drafting process of the bylaws for the new law in “Higher Education and Scientific Research in the Albanian Higher Education Institutions”.
The Round Table Agenda: