Call for Professors for International Summer University, Kosovo

Deadline: 14 December 2013
Open to: university professors from all around the world
Remuneration: Honorarium of 500 EUR + travel and accommodation all provided

Description

The University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”– International Summer University (UPISU) is organized by the University of Prishtina in cooperation with various donors and partners. The aim of UPISU is creation of direct links to regional and international universities as well as the advancement of the methodology of teaching and the increase of scientific research capacities. The Summer University gathers academics, professors and students from all around the world aiming thus the mutual exchange of their academic experiences and offers the possibility to learn more about Kosovo.

The 14th edition of the Prishtina International Summer University will be held from 07-18 July 2014. It will be offering 20 credited courses covering a wide range of study fields such as social sciences, law, economics, arts, education, medicine, engineering, linguistics, agronomics, archaeology etc.

If your department wants to be part of this program, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

Eligibility

The call is open to university professors from all around the world. Generally speaking, course proposals matching with or adding to the course suggestions provided by the university departments (based on their priorities and needs) have a substantial chance of being accepted. Additionally, departments are especially interested in hosting international teaching faculty who have the intention to develop future institutionalized co-operation with the UP. Furthermore, if no appropriate local counterpart, i.e. co-professor can be appointed for your course, the UPISU Committee may prefer to select a different course/visiting professor, even though your application material is of high quality.

Remuneration

  • Selected visiting professors will be paid a modest allowance 500 EUR for the whole course.
  • UPISU staff will purchase your ticket as soon as possible in order to contain the expenses made for travel reimbursement
  • UPISU staff will make housing arrangements. Visiting professors will stay in a dormitory. Accommodation costs will be covered by the organization. You will share your accommodation with other visiting professors. The organization will arrange accommodation to cover your teaching period, plus 3 days preceding and/or following your teaching period if necessary (depending on the dates of your arrival and departure)

The UP does not cover costs for (additional health, molest or travel) insurance.

Application

The application form AVAILABLE HERE should be returned to the International Relations Office, as soon as possible, preferably before 14 December 2013.

Please make sure you fill out the application as completely as possible to the last detail. Incomplete forms and in languages other than English will not be taken into consideration. 

If you need help in completing the forms, please contact Mrs. Mirjeta Ismajli by email at [email protected] 

Read more detailed information at the website HERE.

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