E. Koka, PhD



  • PhD in European Union Law at University of Kent, UK (2018)
  • LLM in European Law (Master), Queen Mary University, UK (2008 – 2009)
  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, UK (2006 – 2007)
  • LLB in law, University of Greenwich, UK (2003-2006)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma, American Community School of Athens, Greece (2001 – 2003)

Work Experience: 

September 2010 – to date: UNYT, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
Lecturer: Public International Law; International Human Rights Law, International Trade Law, Legal Environment of Business, Domestic and International Commercial Law, Fiscal law, Albanian Business and Labour Law, Advanced Legal Writing and Reasoning, Research Methods in Law
June 2007 – July 2008 Assistant solicitor at Legal Eagles Solicitors, Ilford, UK


Venditti, Carlo, Denard Veshi and Enkelejda Koka “The Transformation of Right to Property in the Post-Communist Period in Albania: The Impact of the Italian Civil Code in the Ways of Acquisition of Ownership in the Albanian Civil Code of 1994” Osservatorio Del Diritto Civile E Commerciale 1/2020, 391-414.

Koka, Enkelejda, and Denard Veshi. “Illicit Return Practices of Irregular Migrants from Greece to Turkey.” International Journal of Law and Political Sciences 14.1: 45-51.

Veshi, Denard, et al (Enkelejda Koka). “End-of-Life Decisions in Albania: The Call for an Ethical Revision.” Liverpool Law Review (2020): 1-16.

Koka, Enkelejda, and Denard Veshi, “A New Law of Living Will in Italy: a critical legal analysis” in Liverpool Law Review 2019.
Veshi, D., E. Koka, and C. Venditti. “A New Law of Advance Directives in Italy: A Critical Legal Analysis.” Journal of law and medicine 26.3 (2019): 702-710.
Koka, Enkelejda, and Veshi, Denard. “Irregular Migration by Sea: Interception and Rescue Intervention in Light of International Law and the EU Sea Borders Regulation” in European Journal of Migration and Law 21.1 (2019) 26-52.
Veshi, Denard, Enkelejda Koka, and Carlo Venditti, “The Importance of Legal Proxy in End-Of-Life Decisions in Some Western European Countries” in Rivista Italiana di Medicina Legale e del Diritto in campo sanitario 3 (2018) 901- 915.
Enkelejda Olldashi, Enkelejda Koka, Choice of Law in Transnational Trade, SEE (EU Cluster of Excellence), vol 2, January 2017
Enkelejda Olldashi, Enkelejda Koka, Albanian Higher Education Strategy, Academicus
International Scientific Journal, pISSN 2079-3715, eISSN 2309-1088, 2014, Nr. 9
Enkelejda Koka, Andrea Mazelliu, European External Borders: Keeping out the ‘unwanted’ at ALL costs, IYRCL, Third International Young Researchers Conference on Law, 18-19 April 2014, Tirana, Albania, Hena e Plote Beder University, 176.
Three chapters in ‘Public International law’ book (Co-Author: Prof. T. B. Holland) published in July 2013 (Chapters’ title: International Human Rights Law; The Vienna Convention on the law of treaties; The law of the Seas – the three United Nations Conventions (UNCLOS))

External Funds

  • 610495-EPP-1-2019-1-AL- EPPJMO-CoE (2019-2022)
    • Funder: Erasmus+ Jean Monnet EU Center of Excellence in European Union Enlargement for the Western Balkans (member)
  • 587001-EPP-1-2017-1-AL- EPPJMO-MODULE (2017-2020)
    • Funder: Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Module in Refugee Law (member)

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