Consortium of QUADIC project participated in the study visit hosted by The University for Foreigners of Perugia (UNISTRAPG) from 21st until 25th February in Italy ( IBC-M was represented by Mr. Mirko Topalovic (Finance Manager) and Mrs. Mirjana Krsmanovic Vlajic (International Relations Coordinator). Main aim of this study visit was to analyze the different approaches and problems related to setting up a strategy for internationalization. EU project partners, The Università per Stranieri di Perugia (UNISTRAPG, Italy) and Université Côte d’Azur (UAC, France) presented best practices of their universities and discussed challenges that have to be addressed to build a strong and resilient strategy of internationalization.

The study visit was designed in an interactive manner combining presentations, laboratories, group work and served as a platform for participation and engagement of all participants in active learning for setting up the most effective strategy. Set of tangible indicators related to strengthening the ICOs in Albania and Kosovo were analyzed and those will be defined by each project partner as essential elements for further strengthening of the internationalization process.

QUADIC project aims to build institutional capacities for internationalization and project management of Kosovo and Albania partners using international expertise available by European HEIs participating in the project.

IBC-M team is thankful to both EU partners from Italy and France for their hospitality and for exchange of good practices with consortium members, as well as to all other partners for a great collaboration in the QUADIC project.