University “Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan
University “Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan (UKZ) was established by the decision of the Government of Republic Kosova on 06.03.2013, decision number 118/03, which was adopted by the Assembly of Kosova on 30.05.2013, with the idea of promotion and development of higher university education, research, artistic creativity for staff qualification up to doctoral degree.
The establishment UKZ enabled the inclusion of the greatest number of students in the region Based on vision and mission of the University “Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan: the role of university will be: Education of students with modern achievements of science, technology, cultivation of entrepreneurial and creative spirit, sense of legality and justice as well as enabling them to face future challenges in a dynamic and ever changing world.
The Public University of Gjilan consists of four academic units:
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Economics
- Faculty of Computer Science
The University faculties consist of departments as regards the teaching activity. All faculties offer full-time studies at the bachelor level in compliance with the provisions of the University Statute. The prospective of the UKZ and its Rectorate is envisaged opening of new faculties in the near future
Role of the University in this project
As a new public university in Kosovo, UKZ will particularly benefit from its involvement in the project, especially by gaining project experience and building its capacity. It will be the joint leader of WP4 and will also participate in the activities of all other WPs. It will host workshops and seminars held in Gjilan; appoint a Placement Officer and sign MoUs with a partner company (WP1); nominate staff for placements and participation in workshops related to writing case studies (WP2), appoint staff to work on reviewing the curricula with a view to include skills and knowledge needed by enterprises (WP3), allocate staff to be involved in the provision of training courses for enterprises (WP4) and advice to SMEs (WP5). It will provide time for professors and assistants to attend workshops and seminars held in the EU as foreseen by the project (WPs 1-4). It will participate in, and contribute to the organisation of the Dissemination Workshops (WP7) and the work of the internal and external evaluators of the quality of the project (WP6). UKZ will work closely with the two NGOs to contact SMEs. They will assist SU in WP8 by maintaining good records and documentation.
Staff involved in the project:
Contact Person: Gëzim Tosuni