I. Kalemaj, PhD



  • PhD in Political Science– Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.
  • MA in International Relations/European Studies. Central European University. Budapest, Hungary.Lawyers’
  • License after successfully passing Albanian Bar Examination. License number: 5724BA and
  • MSc in Law (LLM). Faculty / Albania Public University. (Graduated with honors).
  • BA in International Relations/Political Science. Empire State College/State University of New York. (Suma Cum Laude, graduated with distinction).

Areas of Expertise:

  • Comparative Politics, Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism, Democratic Theory and Democratic Transition, European Studies, Geopolitics, Comparative Foreign Policy, Diplomatic History and Practice.

Subjects taught at UNYT:

  • Bachelor:Introduction to POLSCI & Comparative Politics, Ethnic Conflict & Nationalism, Current Debates in IR & Political Science, Introduction to International Relations, Diplomatic History, EU Structure and Institutions & EU Integration, Russian Studies, Modern Africa etc;
  • Master: IR: Theory and Practice, EU Integration & Transatlantic Relations, International Organizations;
  • Doctoral: Theoretical Approaches to EU;

Previous Teaching & Research Experiences:

  • Universiteti Tiranes (part-time), 2014-2015;
  • Universiteti Marin Barleti (part-time) 2009-2011Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (Teacher Assistant) 2008-2009. 

Author, co-author, and editor of:

  • Three books/monographs and more than twenty peer review journal articles and book chapters.

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