CfA: Assistantships/Scholarships at Universum University College in Kosovo


Universum University College is offering eight (8) scholarships and assistantships for international students in our MA in Management (Finance and Management specialisations) commencing in November 2012.


Universum University College is an accredited higher education provider in Kosovo, with the accreditation conducted by International experts. It is renowned for its international outlook and entrepreneurial profile and is the only higher education institution in the Balkans approved by Edexcel to offer internationally recognized academic and vocational qualifications. In addition to several international and local partnerships, Universum has entered into an articulation agreement with University of Middlesex in the UK where students can progress into their final year of a Middlesex degree.


The MA in Management is the flagship program of Universum, with a diverse international and local student body, most of whom in senior management positions in Kosovo and abroad. It is an accredited 120 ECTS Master program offered in a blended learning format with a combined face-to-face and online delivery sessions and delivered in English by world class faculty from renowned schools such as Copenhagen Business School, Rotterdam School of Management and Winchester University. The program can be finished between 18-24 months and is designed to provide opportunities for those interested in acquiring management skills and knowledge in a developing context. The first year of the program  consists of five core courses in Management while in the second year students take four specialisation units and a Master dissertation/Capstone Project. In addition, students work for local companies and institutions as part of their study projects and provide short term consultancies to companies, social enterprises and not-for-profits. More information on the program can be found at the website


In order to create a diverse student body, Universum is offering the following assistantships/scholarships to international students:


2 Assistantships

The assistantship covers the full tuition fees for the program (7,200 euro) and provides a monthly salary of 200 euro to the candidates for 15 months. Assistants are required to work 20 hours a week as an undergraduate teaching or research assistant, tutor, academic adviser or do administrative work in one of the offices or departments (i.e. International Education and Study Abroad Office).


6 Scholarships

In addition to the Assistantships, Universum offers 4 scholarships. The scholarship covers 25-75% of tuition fees for two years. Scholarship holders are obliged to volunteer in college or community projects for 200 hours during two years.


In order to apply, you need to submit the following documents:

-        Application form (please find it in the website)

-        CV

-        Copy of undergraduate diploma(s) and transcripts


All documents should be submitted by email at [email protected] no later than September 14, 2012. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a Skype interview while the final decision on selection will be communicated by September 26, 2012. Classes will start on November 5, 2012.


For more information, please visit our website, (  contact us by email, ([email protected]) or by phone  (+381 38 555 315).


We look forward to welcoming you to Kosovo soon.


Best wishes,

International Admissions Team

Universum University College

Ulpiana Campus

Prishtina, Kosovo

Tel. +381 38 555 315

[email protected]


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