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MODPhD (4.4) Study visit & Training for Scientific Publication held at University of Nice Sophia Antipolis

Prishtinë, 30/11/2016 - 04:43

Nice, France. In the framework of the TEMPUS project “Modernizing the 3rd cycle at the University of Prishtina and Developing a PhD Program at the Faculty of Economics” a study visit and training for Scientific Publication took place at University Nice Sophia Antipolis during 23 – 27 November, 2016.

The participants were welcomed by Stephane Ngo Mai, Vice President of the University Nice Sophia Antipolis, who also gave an opening speech. Prof. Dr. Marjan Dema, Rector of University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, delivered an opening speech. Prof. Demaj expressed his commitment to cooperate with the University Nice Sophia Antipolis and the importance of partnership in the field of education. Prof. But Dedaj also delivered an opening speech and mentioned the importance of the cooperation between the universities.

The aim of the training was:
–  The development of scientific writing, contents, methods and styles, rules and criteria to publish in international scientific journal.
–  Introducing the steps on establishment of a scientific journal at the Faculty of Economics of UP
–  The role of institute in the enhancement in of teaching and research activities;
–  Development of an Action Plan and procedures for the development of a Scientific Journal at the faculty of Economics;

On the first day, four presentations were delivered. The presentations were from the following topics:

  • International publications and research experience at the University Nice Sophia Antipolis – By Prof. Adel BEN YOUSSEF
  • Presentation of the experiences of University Nice Sophia Antipolis on funding Scientific journals – by Sylvie ROCHHIA
  • Presentation of GREDEG Research group, Valuation and doctoral studies – by Prof. Srdjan Redzepagic
  • The role in the teaching and research activities of the university – by Prof. Srdjan Redzepagic

On the second day, the following presentations were delivered:

  • University Business – Cooperation – by Thierry BENMUSSA
  • Fostering Innovation & Entrepreneurship with student contest – by Jean-Bernard TITZ
  • Presentation of the rules and criteria to publish in international scientific journals – by Manuela Malucelli, University G’D Annunzio, Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Additionally, on the third day, a session of the workshop on drafting an Action Plan for the development of the Scientific Journal for the Faculty of Economics of University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, Project Consortium meeting and Project Quality Board meeting were held.

Moreover, during the study visit a memorandum of understanding was signed to deepen the cooperation among University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina” and University Nice Sophia Antipolis. More info

Participants of the study visit were  Management of University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina” – UP, professors of the Faculty of Economics- UP, Representatives of Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Kosovo, Kosovar Accreditation Agency and WUS Kosova.