Increasing the Financial Autonomy and accountability at public Higher education institutions in Kosova” (FAITH)

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Project title: “Increasing the Financial Autonomy and accountability at public Higher education institutions in Kosova” (FAITH)


Project number: 544142-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-AT-TEMPUS-SMGR


Project duration: 01.12.2013 – 30.11.2016


Project partners:

FH Campus Wien, Project grant-holder, Austria

University of Alicante, Spain

Universität des Saarlandes, Germany

University of Prishtina "Hasan Prishtina”, Kosova

University of Prizren “Ukshin Hoti”, Kosova

University “Haxhi Zeka” Pejë, Kosova

World University Service Kosova, Kosova

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in Kosova, Kosova

Kosovo Accreditation Agency, Kosova

Kosova Center for International Cooperation in Higher Education, Science and Technology


Project wider objective:

The project objective is to sustainably strengthen financial autonomy and accountability of public HEIs in Kosova via modernization of financial management practices and legal framework. FAITH will contribute to the Kosovo public higher education institutions to become more flexible, autonomous and transparent with regards the FM of their institutions.


The project specific objectives are:

- To enhance modernization of human and organizational capacities of financial management in Kosovo public higher education institutions through capacity building and experience exchange;

- To develop a sustainable communication platform between those HEIs and the relevant ministries with the objective of improving transparency and systematization of financial management practices.


Some key outcomes and outputs to be developed by the project are the following:

- Needs analysis

- Modernization of technical infrastructure and strengthening of human capacities

- White Paper on Financial Autonomy and Accountability with a view of contributing to the legal framework for Kosovo public HEIs;

- FAITH platform for increasing transparency on FM practices and boosting networking between main stakeholders

- Institutional Workshops & Action Plans for each public HEIs

- Effective dissemination and efficient Quality Control


Funded by: European Commission, TEMPUS IV, 6th call for proposals