The Erasmus+ project “Strategic Support on Strengthening the Quality Assurance Structures at the Private Higher Education Institutions in Albania” – QAinAL, financed by the European Commission granted to University of Salzburg Paris Lodron University, was launched at the Epoka University premises. The kick-off meeting has started on February 29, 2016 and continues until March 2, 2016. In the third day of the meeting the partnership agreements will all institutions will be signed.
This project aims to support the private higher education institutions in Albania to achieve the priorities of the two key documents: “Increasing the impact of EU Development: an Agenda for Change” and “European Higher Education in the World”. Project specific objectives are to establish / support the quality assurance structures / offices at the private higher education institutions in Albania, provide capacity building on quality assurance, provide trainings on designing study program based on labor market needs, draft action plans supporting the processes of quality assurance and enhancement in teaching, learning and administration, modernize the infrastructure of Quality Assurance Office and development of QA guidelines.
This project has officially started on October 15, 2015 and will be closed on October 14, 2018.