In the framework of  Erasmus + QAinAL project, on October 27, 2017, at University New York Tirana (UNYT) a roundtable was organized on Research Agenda for Albania Higher Education Institutions in 2017.

 

Several partners from our partner institutions of this Project were invited. In the meeting there were present representatives from: Epoka University; UET University; Marin Barleti University; Polis University; Tirana University.

 

In this workshop Head of Economics and Business Research Centre along with Head of Social Sciences Research Centre made a brief presentation of research agenda and the running projects that UNYT has been involved based on the activities carried out in the framework of QAinAL Project “Strategic Support on Strengthening the Quality Assurance Structures at the Private Higher Education Institutions in Albania

 

As a guest speaker, Francesca Pomerantz, Ed.D., Fulbright Specialist delivered a presentation on: Supporting high quality faculty research.

 

The discussions were focused on key challenges higher education institutions face in Albania, namely, but not limited to research outcomes evaluation, teaching load for researchers, internal small grants for research and administrative support. All measures to be taken by the institution should aim enhancing higher quality of research.