Strengthening university autonomy and increasing accountability and transparency of Western Balkans Universities

Short Info: STAND project aims to improve the processes and mechanisms of university autonomy by increasing the management capacities, accountability and transparency of Western Balkans Universities. The project will support reflecting on standards at EU partners and enhancing them at WB institutions through intensified regular academic and management exchange of good practice and sustainable networking between EU-WB partners.

Start: 15.01.2021

End: 14.01.2024

Project Reference: 618805-EPP-1-2020-1-XK-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP

EU Grant: 999 081 EUR

Programme:  Erasmus+

Key Action:  Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices

Action Type:  Capacity Building in the field of higher education

Coordinator: International Business College Mitrovica

Partners: University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina” (Kosovo), Gjilan Public University “Kadri Zeka” (Kosovo), University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj (Kosovo), University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani” (Kosovo), POLIS University (Albania), University of Tirana (Albania), University Aleksandër Moisiu Durrës (Albania), University of Montenegro (Montenegro), Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Kosovo), Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth (Albania), Ministry of Education (Montenegro), University of Hamburg (Germany), University of Zagreb (Croatia), University of Foggia (Italy), South East European University (Republic of North Macedonia), European University Association (Belgium)

SEEU contact person: Besa Arifi 

Other staff engaged: Memet Memeti, Albulena Halili, Irena Gjerasimovska

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