Project tittle: KFORCE “Knowledge For Resilient society– K-FORCE”

Venue: Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania.

Date: 18 December 2019

On December 18, was held the field monitoring visit of the CBHE K-Force Project at University of Tirana “Knowledge for Resilient Society”. The project is co-founded by Erasmus+ programme and EU.

The project aimed to improve regional resilience to hazards and capability for regional cooperation in risk prevention and response and to ensure national professional resources and regional capacities in order to build 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 results are the Professional Master in Disaster Risk Management and Fire Safety (60 ECTS, lasts 1 year) offered by EPOKA university was accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance of Higher Education in 2019, while the Master of Science in Risk Management (120 ECTS, lasts 2 years) will start accreditation procedures in 2020, when the first cohort of students will graduate.

K-Force project is a consortium of 16 partners which include academia, research institutes, local and national authorities from eight countries. Albanian partners are University of Tirana and Epoka University.

Further information about the project is provided on the project’s webpage

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