05 Jan STAND workshops at Aleksandër Moisiu University of Durrës (UAMD)
In December 2021, Aleksandër Moisiu University of Durrës (UAMD) organized three (3) workshops on the autonomy dimensions of the higher education institutions in Albania as part of the STAND project activities. These workshops aimed at internal discussion of the autonomy issues at the respective institutions, contributing to the overall STAND project objectives related to the Western Balkan HEIs autonomy.
Participants discussed issues such as the promotion of academic staff at universities, problems related to scientific research, academic and administrative staff recruitment criteria, financial autonomy of HEIs in Albania, increased transparency and accountability, and the analysis of the legal framework on higher education in Albania. Panelists were some of the prominent names in UAMD and Albania Higher Education, such as: Prof. As. Dr. Eva Allushi, Prof. Dr. Shkëlqim Fortuzi, Dr. Hysen Hodaj, Prof. Assoc. Dr. Sokol Paçukaj, Head of UAMD HR Mrs. Blerina Koka, UAMD Deputy Rector Renata Tokrri, UAMD Director of the Centre for Research, Development and Excellence, Ms. Alketa Marku and the UAMD Director of Curricula and Standards, Mr. Spiro Paço.