Progetto “Quality Development of International Cooperation and Project Management - QUADIC

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Programma Erasmus+ KA2 "Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education"


Emidio Diodato
Welcome & Introductory remarks
08 December: 10:00-10:30
Federica Guazzini
Internationalization of Universities: the academic culture-based framework of Università per Stranieri Perugia
08 December: 10:30-12:30
Daniela Cundrò
Between, intercultural design strategies for an international university: the case of Università per Stranieri Perugia
09 December: 10:30-12:30
Federico Niglia
Student services for an internationalized academic environment: the case of Università per Stranieri Perugia
09 December: 13:30-15:30


Universiteti Publik Kadri Zeka - UKZ (Kosovo) - Project coordinator


International Business College Mitrovica - IBCM (Kosovo) - Partner 1
Universitesi i Gjakoves Fehmi Agani - UGJFA (Kosovo) - Partner 2
Universiteti Ukshin Hoti - UPZ (Kosovo) - Partner 3
Universiteti i Prishtines - UP (Kosovo) - Partner 4
Universite de Nice Sophia Antipolis - UNS (Francia) - Partner 5
Technical University of Sofia - TUS (Bulgaria) – Partner 6
Universiteti i Mjekesise Tirane - UMT (Albania) – Partner 7
Univerza V Ljubljani - ULBF (Slovenia) – Partner 8
Kolegji Heimerer Shpk - HC (Kosovo) – Partner 9
Universiteti Haxhi Zeka - UGHZ (Kosovo) – Partner 10
Universiteti Aleksander Moisiu Durres - UAMD (Albania) – Partner 11
Universiteti i Mitrovices Isa Boletini - UMIB (Kosovo) – Partner 12
Universiteti Europian i Tiranes Shpk - UET (Albania) – Partner 13
Universiteti Nderkombetar per Biznes dhe Teknologji Ubt Shpk - UBT (Kosovo) – Partner 14
Universiteti Fan S Noli Korce - UNIKO (Albania) – Partner 15
Universiteti "Eqrem Çabej" i Gjirokastrës - EUÇG (Albania) – Partner 16
Universita per Stranieri di Perugia - UNISTRAPG (Italia) – Partner 17
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Kosovo) – Partner 18

General objectives

  • Improve higher education provision in Kosovo and in Albania by building institutional capacity for international relations whereby establishing or making fully functional respective offices, including capacity for project cycle management
  • Improve and increase the capacities of the professors, assistants, administration and students, in order to reach the level of the European Universities by making new curricula of programs, which will be held in English language, by increasing the incoming mobility, etc

Specific objectives

  • Establish and strength existing ones thirteen (13) fully functional International Cooperation Offices in all Kosovo and Albania Consortium members and develop the ICO in the two regional Consortium Members (Kosovo and Albania).
  • Develop capacities of partner HEIs in International Cooperation development and project cycle management
  • Develop a strategy for International Cooperation (IC) and Project Management (PM)
  • Facilitate management of international mobilities by developing operational online platform for qualitative international cooperation
  • Increase the number of international projects, mobilities and international agreements, etc.


Kick off meeting: Gjilan, Kosovo (10 February 2020 - 12 February 2020)
Study visit: ULBF Sofia, Bulgaria
Study visit: UNISTRAPG Perugia, Italy
Study visit: UCA Nice, France


  • Training for management and teaching staff in project writing:

08 September 2021 - 10 September 2021 UET in Tirana
13 October 2021 -  15 October 2021 Heimerer in Prishtina

  • Training for management and academic staff in international relations and mobilities:

19 January 2021 - 21 January 2022 UAMD, Durrës
24 February 2022 - 26 February 2022 UKZ, Gjilan

  • Training of administrative staff in managing student and staff mobilities:

16 March 2022 - 18 March 2022 UHZ, Peja


Western Balkans HEIs Association International Conference (01 June 2022 - 04 June 2022)


15 January 2020 - 14 January 2023


prof. Emidio Diodato - Scientific project coordinator
prof. Federico Niglia - Researcher
dott. Valentino Santucci - Technician
dott.ssa Cristina Mercuri - Administrative contact