International Projects

Visegrad – Entrepreneurship week

The Entrepreneurship week aims to bring the Visegrad entrepreneurship culture and influence to Kosovo, Albania, and Montenegro students. Likewise, EW intends to serve as a bridge between academia, community, and business. Essentially the idea behind EW is to get young people on board with the entrepreneurial mindset so as to generate economic growth and employment opportunities for Balkan countries by following the best Visegrad experiences in this context. hereby, provide entrepreneurship workshops delivered by 4 different universities from Visegrad in the field of entrepreneurship.

Partners: Szent István University,Hungary, J. Selye University, Economics faculty, Slovakia, Metrtopolitni Univerzita Praha,Czech Republic

 

 Rural Tourism Development (Supported by: European Commission)

Universum College now is running an EU Project on Training and Education of young people for Rural Tourism Development. The specific objective of this assignment is to provide training to project beneficiaries (rural households, unemployed young individuals and women and relevant associations and institutions) on business startup, handicraft, and institutional development.

Training for GIZ (Supported by: GIZ)

Universum College now is running an EU Project on Training and Education of young people for Rural Tourism Development. The specific objective of this assignment is to provide training to project beneficiaries (rural households, unemployed young individuals and women and relevant associations and institutions) on business startup, handicraft, and institutional development.

 Tourism Entrepreneurship (Supported by: European Commission)

Universum was sub-contracted by the EU Commission to conduct training and business skills development for Tourism Entrepreneurs in the region of Prishtina, as a part of the regional development strategies. Over 100 candidates were trained including:

  • Households with tourism development potentials
  • Municipality officials which support the tourism development in the region

 

 STIKK Education (Supported by: Kosovo ICT Association)

Universum College is a contractor of STIKK Education regarding the teaching and delivering lectures. STIKK Education has been designed to specifically address the obstacles concerning skill-development and training. STIKK Education brings together all of the IT training opportunities already provided by STIKK, with a host of new IT programmes and initiatives. Its vision is to increase the local capabilities in the sector of ICT through professional and competent trainings, specifically designed to meet the needs of the local industry, while keeping on with international technology trends.

 Training and Education on Soft Skills: PunPun Candidate (Supported by: GIZ)

This training was conducted on behalf of GIZ and aimed to develop transferable soft skills for 22 candidates of an educational reality show in Kosovo. Universum’s academic staff was in charge of delivering lectures and workshops in topics that were evaluated the candidates need most. Topics lectured by our academic staff were:

  • Communication
  • Enthusiasm
  • Cooperation & Team work
  • Problem Solving
  • Professionalism and Networking

Candidates took part in workshops that aimed at equipping them with skills regarding CV Writing, Cover Letter Writing   and   other standard application required documents.

Business Development Skills (Supported by: YEP and USAID)

Provisions of Business Development Skills Training   for Young Entrepreneurs (USAID YEP) is a project through which Universum carried out  trainings at  different sites  for  the USAID Young Entrepreneurs Program (YEP) and trained over 180 participants at four different locations (Prishtina, Strpce, Klina, Gjakova).

Entrepreneurship Development Skills (Supported by: YEP and USAID)

Universum College won the project from YEP/ USAID to train1000 young people. The main objective of this assignment was to provide support to 1000 Young Entrepreneurs (ages18-35)   in 16-20   different   municipalities in developing certain entrepreneurial skills that are required by local, regional and worldwide market and industries.

Basic Education Program (Supported by: BEP and USAID)

The overall objective of the project was to provide assistance and logistics in carrying out several types of professional development programs for different levels of beneficiaries (School Directors, School Governing Boards, Parent Councils and   Student Councils) from   public   primary and   lower secondary schools in 15 target municipalities within Kosovo. The main activities of the project where:

 

  • Organization and facilitation of seminars
  • Organization and facilitation of trainings
  • Organization and facilitation of workshops
  • Information preparatory meetings
  • Coaching and mentoring sessions