Projects

University of “Haxhi Zeka” is partner of three new Tempus Projects

“Strategic support on the establishment and development of sustainable structures on quality assurance, international relations and student support services at the newly founded Public University Haxhi Zeka in Kosova” (SD@UHZ).

Project number: 543801-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-UK-TEMPUS-JPGR
Project duration: 01 December, 2013 – 30 November 2016

Project partners:

• University of Edinburgh (grant holder), Scotland;
• University of Alicante, Spain;
• Universita Degli Studi “G. D’Annunzio” di Chieti-Pescara, Italy;
• University of Haxhi Zeka, Kosovo
• WUS Kosova, Kosovo
• Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Republic of Kosova, Kosovo;
• Kosovo Accreditation Agency, Kosovo;
• Kosovo Center for International Cooperation in Higher Education, Kosovo.

Project aim: The wider project objective is to provide strategic support to the newly established public University in Kosova, University Haxhi Zeka, in the following areas: quality assurance, international relations and student support services. Thus, the Project aims to support the University on achieving the objectives of the Bologna Process, Strategy of Higher Education in Kosova for 2005-2015, Kosova Education Strategic Plan 2011-2016, Europe 2020 Strategy, the Strategic framework for European Cooperation in education and training (ET 2020), in the related area in order to facilitate the integration of Kosovo into the European Higher Education area.

The project is comprised of the following specific objectives:

• To support the university management structures;
• To establish/support the University’s quality assurance structures;
• To establish/strengthen the office for international cooperation;
• To support student support services via the introduction of new services
• To students;
• To modernize the information system of the University.

Funded by: European Commission through TEMPUS project

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“Increasing the Financial Autonomy and accountability at public Higher education institutions in Kosova” (FAITH)”

Project number: 544142-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-AT-TEMPUS-SMGR
Project duration: 01.12.2013 – 30.11.2016

Project partners:

• FH Campus Wien, project grant-holder, Austria
• University of Alicante, Spain
• Universität des Saarlandes, Germany
• University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, Kosova
• University of Prizren “Ukshin Hoti” , Kosova
• University of “Haxhi Zeka” , Kosova
• World University Service Kosova, Kosova
• Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in Kosova, ,Kosova
• Kosovo Accreditation Agency, Kosova
• Kosova Center for International Cooperation in Higher Education, Science and Technology

Project wider objective:

The project objective is to sustainably strengthen financial autonomy and accountability of public HEIs in Kosova via modernization of financial management practices and legal framework. FAITH will contribute to the Kosovo public higher education institutions to become more flexible, autonomous and transparent with regards the FM of their institutions.

The project specific objectives are:

• To enhance modernization of human and organizational capacities of financial management in Kosovo public higher education institutions through capacity building and experience exchange;
• To develop a sustainable communication platform between those HEIs and the relevant ministries with the objective of improving transparency and systematization of financial management practices.

Some key outcomes and outputs to be developed by the project are the following:

• Needs analysis
• Modernization of technical infrastructure and strengthening of human capacities
• White Paper on Financial Autonomy and Accountability with a view of contributing to the legal framework for Kosovo public HEIs;
• FAITH platform for increasing transparency on FM practices and boosting networking between main stakeholders
• Institutional Workshops & Action Plans for each public HEIs
• Effective dissemination and efficient Quality Control

Funded by: European Commission, TEMPUS IV, 6th call for proposals
Project webpage: www.tempus-faith.eu

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“Support to the Internationalization of Kosova Higher Education System through establishement of the Kosova Students’ Union” (SIHEKSU).

Project number: 544357-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-AT-TEMPUS-SMGR
Project duration: 01 December, 2013 – 30 November 2016

Project partners:

• Paris- Lodron University of Salzburg
• University of Edinburgh
• University of Alicante
• Nacional Union of Students Scotland
• Austrians Students’ Union at Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg
• Ministry of Education, Science and Technology – Higher Education Department (HED)
• Kosova Center for Int. Cooperation in Higher Education
• World University Service Kosova – WUS Kosova
• University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina” (Aplicant)
• University of Prizren “Ukshin Hoti”
• University of “Haxhi Zeka”
• Kosovo Accreditation Agency
• ESU Europian Students’ Union

Project aim: The wider project objective is to support internationalization of Kosova Higher Education System through establishment of the Kosova Students’ Union. Thus, the Project aims to support the University on achieving the objectives of the Bologna Process, Strategy of Higher Education in Kosova for 2005-2015, Kosova Education Strategic Plan 2011-2016, Europe 2020 Strategy, the Strategic framework for European Cooperation in education and training (ET 2020), in the related area in order to facilitate the integration of Kosovo into the European Higher Education area.

The project is comprised of the following specific objectives:

• Development of legal framework on establishment of the Kosova Students Union;
• To facilitate student elections for establishment of the Kosova Student Union;

• To support Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Kosovo on setting up the Kosova Student Union Office and develop administrative regulations and guidelines for sustainable operation;
• Supporting membership of Kosova Students’ Union at the European Students’ Union;
• Facilitating the international cooperation and networking of Kosova Students’ Union.

Funded by: European Commission, TEMPUS IV, 6th call for proposals.

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