Prishtine, Kosove. Within the framework of the TEMPUS project “Modernizing the 3rd cycle at the University of Prishtina and Developing a PhD Program at the Faculty of Economics” tailor made training for University of Prishtina staff took place during 01 – 03 February, 2017.
Prof. Dr. Marjan Dema, Rector of University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, delivered a welcome speech for the participants and expressed his support and his commitment for cooperation with partner universities. Welcome Speeches were also delivered by: Prof. Dr. Johann Brunner from Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Prof. Dr. Massimo Bianchi from University degli studi “G. D’Annunzio” di Chieti Pescara and Drita Kadriu from ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
During the three day training different presentations were delivered. On the first day the presentations were from the following topics:
On the second day the presentations that were delivered were from the following topic:
After the presentations a workshop was held on: Building successful strategy for implementation of PhD studies at the UP level – Supervision of PhD students in the context of lack of human recourses and large number of students. The workshop was moderated by Prof. Dr. But Dedaj.
On the third day the presentation were from the following topics:
The objectives of the training were:
– Teaching methodology for the PhD studies
– Mentorship/supervision of PhD studies
– Organization of seminar work for PhD students and publications
– Tips for successful strategy implementation of PhD studies at the UP level according to the available resources
– Presentation of the latest trends of Quality Assurance to the latest ESG 2015
During the training participants had the chance to address questions to the presenters and make a discussion related to the topics. Furthermore, on the third day a consortium meeting was held.
Participants in the training were Management of University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina” – UP, professors and teaching assistants of the Faculty of Economics- UP, PhD candidates, Representatives of Erasmus + Office, Representatives of Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Kosovo, Kosovar Accreditation Agency and WUS Kosova.