"Hëna e Plotë" (Bedër) University and University of Tirana signed today cooperation agreement aimed at deepening the relations between the two institutions. The signing ceremony took place during the visit of the Rector of the "Hëna e Plotë" (Bedër) University), Dr. Ferdinand Gjana and other university leaders held at the University of Tirana. During the visit, they were welcomed by the Rector of the University of Tirana, Prof. Dr. Dhori Kule and other leaders of the university.
At the signing ceremony of the agreement, both sides expressed satisfaction for this step towards materialization of cooperation between the two institutions. Rector of the University of Tirana, Prof. Dr.Kule Dhori praised the signing of this agreement as an important step in the framework of cooperation between the Albanian universities.
He praised the till now achievements of "Hëna e Plotë" (Bedër) University, describing them as an indicator of willingness of the leaders of this institution to build a prestigious institution in the field of higher education and scientific research. "Today we are gathered here to formalize cooperation with the "Hëna e Plotë" (Bedër) University. I say to formalize, because in fact we have started cooperation between the two institutions earlier. University of Tirana has signed agreements with many other universities, but I am convinced that it will be unique in terms of its implementation. A few days ago we were present at the opening ceremony of the "Hëna e Plotë" (Bedër) University campus works, an important step for the university. I hope that the University of Tirana will move in this direction also, inaugurating soon the start work on the new campus"-said Professor Kule.
While, the Rector of the "Hëna e Plotë" (Bedër) University, Dr. Ferdinand Gjana thanked the Rector of the University of Tirana for the reception, he said that the signing of this agreement between the two universities is an important milestone towards the materialization of cooperation on concrete projects that will be realized in the future. He praised the University of Tirana for the contribution over the years, in preparation and education of all generations. "I think that the University of Tirana is a national treasure that belongs to all of us. We do not ever see the relationship with the university through the window of competition. Contribution to University of Tirana has given over the years by graduating generations of students, is irreplaceable. We believe that cooperation between the two universities will be useful and will lead to concrete results in the interest of both our institutions. "- Said Dr.Gjana.
Then he pointed out features of the institution he directs, focusing on the international character of the university. “Hëna e Plotë”( Bedër) University has an academic staff coming from 10 different countries and students from 15 countries. We would be happy if our teachers, who come from these countries,to share their knowledge and experience on the auditors of the University of Tirana. "- said Dr.Gjana.
Signed agreement involves, the exchange of students, academic staff, joint conferences and coordination of joint projects in the field of research.
Map of Collaborations
“Hëna e Plotë”( Bedër) University attaches special importance to cooperation with prestigious universities in Albania, in region and wider. The strategy pursued so far has aimed at expanding the map of cooperation with many universities, to increase opportunities for staff and students. Within these agreements, is made possible common organization of several international conferences.
Also, thanks to these agreements, a part of the university's academic staff is engaged in exchange programs with these universities. Likewise, the number of students who have benefited from exchange programs between universities in the first year, it was 14, while it is expected to grow even more next year. Currently, “Hëna e Plotë”( Bedër) University has cooperation agreement with 20 universities at home and abroad.