Organization Name / Department
“Fan S. Noli” University
Organization Short Name
Website of the organisation
Organization Type
Higher Education Institution
Research Fields
Chemistry (CHE) Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC) Physics (PHY) Economic Sciences (ECO) Mathematics (MAT) Environment and Geosciences (ENV)
Sub-Fields / Keywords
– Biochemistry
– History
– Literature and Languages
– Agriculture, natural resources, and the environment
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action(s) of interest


Short Description of the Organization / Department
“Fan S. Noli” University (UNIKO) was founded in 1971, in Korce, a town in southeastern Albania, in the borderline with Greece and Northern Macedonia. Its mission is to create, transmit, develop and preserve knowledge through teaching, research and other educational services it provides. UNIKO has been recently institutionally accredited from British Quality Assurance Agency & The Agency of Quality Assurance of HEIs in Albania for a period of 5 years, which ranks it among the three best public HEIs in Albania. UNIKO coordinate its research through the Center of Interdisciplinary Studies, which operates in an institutional level. It also offers lifelong learning modules for teachers in service, through its Center of Continuous Education (Faculty of Education and Philology and Faculty of Natural and Human Sciences), and research/professional opportunities in Experimental Didactic Economics Unit (Faculty of Agriculture). The University also publishes yearly its ″Buletini Shkencor″, a natio
Previous Related Projects / Research Experience
UNIKO has cooperation agreements with other national and international HEIs for better educational and scientific research interaction. UNIKO has been an active participant of European Tempus, Erasmus Mundus, Erasmus+ programs, CBHE, and Erasmus+ Mobility Projects. Staff and students of UNIKO have had mobility experiences under EU Erasmus+ programs.
Erasmus + Capacity building:
– MSc course in STEAM education (STEAMedu)
– Virtual Albanian European Universities Exchange (VALEU-X)
– Entrepreneurial skills for a modern education in Albania (ENTRAL)
– Dual Curricula – Study and Work Practice in Agriculture and Food Safety (DualAFS)
– Quality development of international cooperation and project management (QUADIC)
Contact Person / Position in the Organization
Deputy- rector for Research and IRO Dr. Benita Stavre