Kosovo Erasmus+ Office in close collaboration with European Union Office in Kosovo and Ministry of Education, Sciences and Technology


Call for expression of interest as Higher Education Reform Expert for Kosovo,  

(hereinafter referred as HEREs)


Higher Education Reform Experts team in Kosovo aims to provide expertise in the field of Higher Education reforms and modernization enhancing progress of Higher Education sector in Kosovo by actively supporting its development and advancement.

The mission of the Kosovo HEREs team is to support policy development in Kosovo by supporting modernization reform processes and strategies in Higher Education, in close contact with the local authorities and in particular as regards to:

  • curriculum development;
  • modernization of governance;
  • management and functioning of higher education systems and institutions;
  • strengthening relations between the higher education sector and the wider societal and economic environment, etc.

HERE team also supports policy dialogue with the European Union in the field of Higher Education in synergy and coordination with the various policy platforms established under the Erasmus+ programme or other initiatives established and guided by the European Commission.

HERE team actively promotes and supports Erasmus+ and other EU Higher Education programme  by disseminating their results and outcomes, notably best practices and innovative initiatives and exploiting them for modernization and development purposes.


The main task of HERE team in Kosovo will be to:

  • propose the measures and activities to develop and advance Higher Education in Kosovo and its overall reform processes;
  • prepare programmes, operational plans, guidelines and other relevant documents related to development and advancement of Higher Education system and its policies in Kosovo;
  • contribute to the preparation of the analyses, reports, and other relevant materials about current state of development of Higher Education sector in Kosovo;
  • maintain cooperation with institutions at all educational levels, national public bodies, private companies and other organizations and association of Higher Education organizations based in Kosovo;
  • give initiative and propose concrete measures and action related to the efficient implementation of Erasmus+ Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education, International Credit Mobility and other types of Erasmus+ projects;
  • promote achievement of Erasmus+ programme and its different actions open for Kosovo at the local, national and international level;
  • envisage and follow up the state of play of Bologna process in Higher Education sector and development of Erasmus+ programme and its key actions in Kosovo;
  • ready to be present in media on HERE activities.


The main criteria for HERE selection

Candidates for Kosovo HERE team should be:

  • Leading institutional staff of public and private HEIs[1] in Kosovo;
  • Internationally experienced senior academic staff of public and private HEIs in Kosovo;
  • Regular administrative staff of public and private HEIs in Kosovo;
  • Distinguished student of any HEIs in Kosovo;
  • Experienced Higher Education experts and researchers;
  • Ministry officials dealing with higher education.

Specific criteria:

  • Experience on internationalization of HEIs;
  • Can be available for occasional for short-term assignments;
  • High English Language proficient.

The work of the Kosovo HERE team is voluntarily based, but their travel and cost of stay at the international HERE conferences, seminars and study visits, will be fully covered by the foreseen financial package.


How to apply for HERE

In order to apply for HERE position within Kosovo HERE team, please send your CV and motivation letter explaining how you would concretely contribute to the above mentioned main task of HERE team in Kosovo to the following e-mail address: [email protected].


Deadline for application

The deadline extension for submitting your application (CV and motivation letter) is 27th of October 2019, by 12:00 CET. The application received after foreseen deadline will not be taken in consideration.

[1] HEIs in Kosovo should be accredited or validated from Kosovo Accreditation Agency