Research Policy & Development


Higher Education, Research and Applied Science in Kosovo

Enhancing the Research and Higher Education (Systems) of Kosovo

General Objective

The project contributes to the well-functioning of Higher Education and Research in Kosovo along the principles of the European Research Area (ERA) and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) with the long-term objective to support the socio-economic development of the country.

At the end of the project, Kosovo has sustainably and efficiently improved its HE and Research policy development and implementation in line with European standards.

Specific objectives

1. Policy development/Consultation

Aim: improved effectiveness of the public Higher Education and research system

2. HE system

Aim: enhanced quality of higher education and employability of graduates

3. Research system capacity

Aim: improved human capacities and increased internationalisation of research


ZSI involvement

Policy Development and Consulting

  • Policy Development/Implementation: consulting the MEST
  • Drafting and Revising Legal Framework: consulting the MEST

Research system enhancement and capacity bulilding

  • Preparation and implementation of 10 bilateral collaborative research projects (Austria- Kosovo) : target group is researchers and subjects are currently discussed
  • Trainings of researchers: how to access international funds
  • Capacity Development: Support to National Contact Points (NCP)


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Tags: call, capacity building, ethics, Southeast Europe, training

Type: Research

Project Status: In progress

Start/End: 12/2016 - 11/2019

Project Duration: 36 months


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